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Find out amazing stories and accomplishments by crew members and the cruise lines. This topics include the ship life experience and success of former and current crew members who need to be acknowledged, for their outstanding work.

AIDA Cruises taking over Royal Caribbean world's largest cruise ship title by 2024

Apr 20, 2019

The German Cruise Line AIDA has announced the construction of the world’s largest cruise ship named AIDAflex, surpassing Symphony of the Seas by size and capacity. The so-called Tethys-class mega ship scheduled to be completed in 2024, will come in at a staggering 260.900 tons. Its total capacity will be 8,400 passengers, not including crew - a new all-time record for the cruise industry.

Captain Serena Melani the first female captain to deliver new cruise ship

Apr 15, 2019

Regent Seven Seas Cruises announced Captain Serena Melani will be at the helm of their latest cruise ship Seven Seas Splendor. When the vessel joins Regent Seven Seas fleet in February 2020 this will mark the first time a woman to captain an opening team and deliver brand new cruise liner.

Pregnant Crew Member Airlifted From MSC Cruise Ship

Apr 12, 2019

The Spanish search and rescue agency Salvamento Maritimo performed a remarkable evacuation of a Brazilian woman who was in labor on a cruise ship in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. After experiencing contractions and almost giving birth on board MCS Seaview the woman was airlifted from the vessel some 400 miles of the coast of Gran Canaria on Monday, April 8, 2019.

“Bum Bum Kla” Song inspired by the Emergency Muster Drill Composed by a Crewmember

Mar 21, 2019

Dandara Morena is a talented 25-year-old singer from Brazil. Last year, while working as a Sales Assistant on board the cruise ship Norwegian Spirit she got an idea for a song inspired by the “seven long – one short blasts” from the emergency muster drill.

Carnival Cruise Line Mixologist Sanja Cvijetic Wins Best Bartender Award

Feb 20, 2019

Sanja Cvijetic is this year’s winner of BACARDI Legacy Cruise Competition Finals.

Harlem Globetrotters try ship trick shots on RMS Queen Mary

Feb 14, 2019

The famous Harlem Globetrotters recently selected Cunard’s retired British ocean liner RMS Queen Mary as a playground for their latest trick shots. The famous ocean liner and once the largest ship the world had ever seen now sits in Long Beach, California, where Globetrotters made some amazing shots from the ship’s deck to the basketball hoop placed on the pier.

Interesting Hobbies: Crew member makes motorcycle models out of Champagne covers

Feb 10, 2019

Meet Ronnie Richard Pineer, TUI Cruises crew member from Nicaragua working as a bar waiter on the cruise ship Mein Schiff 2. In his free time on board, Ronnie makes amazing motorcycle models from recycled champagne covers, corks and wire. What other people see it as a waste Ronnie uses it to make a piece of art and gives these crafts as present to the guests.

TUI Cruises First Captain Kjell Holm Retires

Feb 07, 2019

After 50 years on ships and almost 10 years as a master at TUI Cruises, Captain Kjell Holm will retire. Captain Holm become the first Captain of the cruise operator TUI Cruises established by the German tourism company TUI AG and Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.

The Princess Reunion | A Production by Singapore Cruise Society

Feb 04, 2019

Cheers and Hugs - HAL Crew Say Farewell To Retired Captain Chris Turner

Jan 22, 2019

Hundreds of crew members gathered at the Port Everglades pier and on the decks of the cruise ship MS Volendam to say farewell to their bellowed Master Captain Chris Turner. While he disembarked from his ship for the last time in Fort Lauderdale, the crew members of Volendam bid farewell to him with cheers, hugs and the whistle of the vessel! After 21 years’ service for Holland America Line Captain Chris Turner has finally retired on 18 January 2019.

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