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P&O Arcadia lifeboat falls into the sea with five crew inside

Jan 06, 2018

Five P&O Arcadia crew members were injured yesterday when a lifeboat fell into the sea. The cruise ship was docked at Ponta Delgada, Azores when a terrible accident occurred during a routine lifeboat drill. All five injured crew members were inside the lifeboat. One crew member with broken ribs was taken to local hospital for further treatment. He was then returned to ship. The other four crew members were lightly injured with cuts and bruises and been treated onboard.

“Ghost of the Ocean” The First Ever Cruise Ship Crew Movie Released

Jan 05, 2018

The first ever amateur movie produced by a cruise ship crew member was released. The director of this modest movie entitled “Ghost of the Ocean” recorded it on board, without any budget, but with lots of love, passion, and help from his fellow coworkers. Behind this project is the Brazilian crew member Angelo Moraes, together with 60 crew members from around the world, who were part of the casting crew. This movie was completely directed, written, edited and filmed by Angelo Moraes.

Cruise Ship Gratuities Increase by 70%. What about the crew members salaries?

Dec 25, 2017

Royal Caribbean has announced its annual raise of automatic gratuities for the crew. Starting January 2, 2018, guests in regular staterooms will pay a $14.50 per guest per day service charge and $17.50 for guests in Grand Suite and above. That is one dollar raise from the previous service charge, which means one dollar extra for the crew. That is one dollar extra for the crew in theory. Reality is something different.

Brazilian Crew Member Pleads Guilty To Embezzling $275K from Disney Cruise Line

Dec 23, 2017

The former Disney Cruise Line employee Renan Dias Da Rocha Gomes, entered a guilty plea to one count of wire fraud in connection with his scheme to embezzle $275,000 from The Walt Disney Company.

Christmas Miracle - Celebrity Summit Crew Rescues Stranded Sailors

Dec 22, 2017

Christmas has truly come early this year for 6 sailors who were stranded out at sea for over a month, and without food and water for the past 6 days. After receiving crackled S.O.S. radio signal on December 16, Celebrity Summit Captain Kate McCue made an announcement saying that the bridge picked up a mayday signal and is changing course to assist. Half an hour later Summit had reached a small boat drifting madly in the waves, without sails and out of power, towing a damaged dingy.

Christmas Miracle - Celebrity Summit Crew Rescues Stranded Sailors

Dec 22, 2017

Christmas Miracle - Celebrity Summit Crew Rescues Stranded Sailors

Dec 22, 2017

Victims of the deadly tour bus crash in Mexico identified

Dec 21, 2017

A cruise holiday turned into a nightmare when a tour bus lost control and flipped over on a highway in Mexico on Tuesday. The accident caused the deaths of 13 people who arrived in Costa Maya on the cruise ships Serenade of the Sea and Celebrity Equinox. Another 18 passengers were injured. Eight Americans, two Swedes, a Canadian and a Mexican tour guide died as a result of the bus crash, 

11 Royal Caribbean and Celebrity Passengers Dead After Tour Bus Crashes in Mexico

Dec 19, 2017

A deadly bus accident killed eleven cruise ship passengers and injured twenty more early morning today, 19 December, on a highway in the state of Quintana Roo. According to reports by the local media, the tragic accident happened after the tour bus lost control and flipped over on a highway in Mexico close to the Caribbean resort city of Cancun.

Federal report blames ship’s navigators for Celebrity Infinity crash in Ketchikan

Dec 18, 2017

The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board has released the findings of last year’s crash of the cruise ship Celebrity Infinity with Berth 3 in Ketchkan, Alaska.

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