Blogs

Cruise to Ports App – Cruise Ships and Port Schedules Search Engine

Nov 27, 2017

Cruise to Ports web app is the fastest and most versatile search engine for cruise ships and port-of-call arrivals. Primarily this app is intended for cruise passengers, crew members, and port stakeholders use. The purpose of this app is to give analytical and informative data of cruise ships location at any given time thru the entire year. By combining ships itineraries the app can display six results ranging from:

Azamara Announces Free WhatsApp Texting For Their Crew

Jan 15, 2020

Azamara, the luxury brand of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. family is the latest cruise line to offer their crew members complimentary texting through WhatsApp on their ships.

Crew Member Dies Onboard Carnival Sunrise

Jan 15, 2020

It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of one of Carnival Cruise Line team members, Mario Monteverde who was working as Assistant Plumber.

8th Anniversary of Costa Concordia Disaster – The True Heroes

Jan 13, 2020

Today, January 13, marks the 8th anniversary of the Costa Concordia disaster which left 32 dead, 157 injured in the tragedy and 4,000 passengers and crew traumatized, after the cruise ship run aground at Isola del Giglio, an island off the coast of Tuscany, Italy.

Payment Charges Increase to SSS, HDMF, and PhilHealth for Filipino Crew Members

Jan 11, 2020

Starting this year the mandatory payment employee benefits and contribution charges for overseas Filipino workers was increased for the Social Security Systems (SSS) contribution, contribution to National Health Insurance Program (NHIP) or Philhealth, and contribution to Home Development and Mutual Fund (HDMF) or Pag-ibig,

Leonardo DiCaprio Saves Cruise Ship Crew Member

Jan 09, 2020

Leonardo DiCaprio is already a champion for the environment, but the Oscar-winning actor became one crew member personal hero after he helped locate and rescue the man who had fallen overboard off a cruise ship.

CBP Update: Crew Entry In US Ports Is Determined On Case-By-Case Basis

Jan 06, 2020

Crew Center received a large number of emails from crew members related to the Customs and Border Protection (CBP) restrictions that brought about uproar by the crew in several US ports in October 2019. The concerns related to the restriction came in especially from crew members aboard cruise ships that only dock in US ports.

Lightning Strikes Sapphire Princess

Jan 02, 2020

The cruise ship Sapphire Princess was hit by lightning today while sailing in Indonesian waters. No one on board was hurt, but the lightning caused damage to the ship's radar. The lightning struck the mast of the ship and damaged the radar, therefore Sapphire Princess cannot continue the voyage until the radar is fully operational.

Crew Member Fired For Wearing Sweater With Offensive Message

Jan 01, 2020

A cruise ship crew member was fired from his job for wearing a sweater with an offensive message during Christmas celebrations. The crew member who was working in the Galley department onboard the Holland America Line cruise ship ms Koningsdam was part of the Filipino choir performing a Christmas song in front of guests in the ship's theater. Before going on the stage he was warned to take out the sweater or cover it with a jacked but it seems he didn’t take this seriously.

MSC Grandiosa Hits The Pier In Palermo

Dec 30, 2019

The cruise ship MSC Grandiosa operated by MSC Cruises had a small accident this morning, 30 December 2019, as the vessel was docking in the port of Palermo, Italy.

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