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A day in the life of a Media Manager on Cruise Ship

Jun 24, 2019

Media Manager position is a part of the Entertainment Department.

MSC Crew Member Rescues Passenger After Jumping Off a Cruise Ship

Jun 18, 2019

MSC Cruises crew member rescued a woman after she went overboard from the cruise ship MSC Seaview while the vessel was docked at the port of Genoa, Italy. The incident happen on Monday, June 17, 2019, at around 10 pm when a 43-year-old Irish woman jumped from one of the decks into the sea after a fight with her husband. 

Carnival Cruise Line New Policy for Team Member Movement Request

Jun 13, 2019

Carnival Cruise Line introduced a new movement request policy for their shipboard team members from Deck, Engine and Hotel Departments. The new movement request policy applies for Early Vacation Requests, Work Break, Vacation, Request for Specific Sign Off and Sign On date, Contract Extension, Specific Ship Request and Personal Vessel Transfer. Crew Members are permitted to make one request per calendar year.

The Cruise Ship from Hell

Jun 12, 2019

New cruise ships are launching each year and the Cruise Lines are refurbishing the old ones investing millions during the dry dock renovations. In this highly competitive market, it is hard to believe that a cruise ship crew areas and facilities can be left in such a poor condition that crew can no longer stay and quit because of low living standards.

$10.000 Fine for the Man Who Jumped Intentionally from Carnival Fascination

May 27, 2019

The man who jumped intentionally from the cruise ship Carnival Fascination on May 19, will have to pay $10.000 for the rescue, reports Tu Noticia PR.

Mental Health Professionals Need on Cruise Ships

May 27, 2019

The need for mental health professionals on board cruise ships is enormous and for many reasons that are sometimes apparent, other times very much covert. The apparent reasons are simple and borderline common knowledge and understanding. The covert ones are a bit of a mystery to the public eye as most often people do not see or even understand what happens behind that door that says crew members only.

Your Life Matters: Former Crew Member Story

May 24, 2019

Crew Center was born out of the need for crew members to have a voice related to their everyday life challenges, to obtain resources, stay connected and informed, as well as support crew members.  The website started as nothing more than wanting to help crew members by veteran crew members who have experienced everything that they may just now be for the first time.

Jamie Oliver UK Chain Collapses

May 22, 2019

Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver announced it's UK restaurant chain had gone into administration, a form of bankruptcy, leaving twenty-two of the 25 restaurants closed.

Virgin Voyages Announces Official Hiring Partners and Global Recruitment Tour

May 21, 2019

Virgin Voyages has released the list of their official hiring partners and will take off on a global recruitment tour to find their top-notch crew. The new cruise line says it will make real sea-change in the cruise industry with the launching of their first 110,000-ton, 2,750-passenger cruise ship named Scarlet Lady in 2020, and additional two ships which will sail starting in 2021 and 2022.

Carnival Paradise Rescues Sailors From Sinking Ship

May 19, 2019

The cruise ship Carnival Paradise rescued two local sailors after their boat started to sink on Saturday, May 18, 2019. Carnival Paradise had left Cozumel and was sailing towards Tampa, Florida when the ship’s crew spotted a vessel requesting for help after the boat started to take on water. The cruise ship lowered a lifeboat and rescued the sailors from the sinking ship. Shortly after a vessel from the Mexican Coast Guard arrived at the scene to take the sailors back to shore.

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