NCL’s Next Cruise Ship To Be Named Norwegian Encore

Jan 31, 2018

The fourth member of the Norwegian Cruise Line Breakaway Plus family will be called Norwegian Encore. This was announced today by Andy Stuart, president and chief executive officer for Norwegian Cruise Line, during the steel-cutting at Meyer-Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany. With 169,000 tones, 333.5 meters long and 41.5 meters wide, Encore will be able to carry up to 3,998 passengers.

Adverse Weather Conditions Prevents Marella Dream and AidaPrima Departing Port of Funchal

Jan 30, 2018

Due to strong winds of up to 100 kilometers per hour, and waves from 4 to 4.5 meters Madeira archipelago is under yellow warning today,  reports the Institute of the Sea and Atmosphere (IPMA). The adverse weather conditions in the Port of Funchal prevented two cruise ships to depart today and two more to dock. 

The Details About Royal Caribbean Bonus Distribution Among the Crew

Jan 27, 2018

Last year was exceptional for Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. Revenues reached a record figure of 8.78 billion dollars (+ 3.3%), while the operating profit was 1.7 billions of dollars (+ 18.1%) and net profit 1.62 billion dollars (26.6%). This is the best performance for the cruise colossus that manages the Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity Cruises, Azamara Club Cruises, Tui Cruises and SkySea Cruise Line joint ventures.

Cartoon Network Enters The Cruise Market

Jan 26, 2018

Turner, the global media giant behind Cartoon Network is entering the cruise market together with Oceanic Group. The news was made public yesterday, with the announcement of the first fully themed cruise ship named “Cartoon Network Wave”. There are many Turner projects around the world with restaurants, theme parks, water parks, and airplanes, however, this  will be the first time an entire cruise ship in the Cartoon Network style will set sail.

Carnival Liberty Fails The U.S. Public Health Inspection

Jan 25, 2018

Carnival Liberty is the latest Carnival Cruise Line ship to fail the USPH inspection. The official report was released by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention stating that the unannounced inspection was conducted on January 4, 2018, when the cruise ship arrived in Port Canaveral, Florida.

Norovirus Outbreak on Island Princess

Jan 24, 2018

The cruise ship Island Princess arrived today at its home port Fort Lauderdale, Florida with 78 people stricken with norovirus symptoms of vomiting and diarrhea. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the code red was implemented when 3.26% of the total passengers onboard were affected and 0.78% of the crew personnel.

All Royal Caribbean Employees To Receive Bonus Payments

Jan 24, 2018

After an exceptional record-setting year Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. has decided to reward each of their shoreside and onboard employees with a share of the profit. Some 66,000 employees will be financially rewarded with a total amount of $80 million.

Joel Taylor, Discovery Channel “Storm Chasers” Star Dies on Harmony of the Seas

Jan 24, 2018

Discovery Channel’s star from the popular show “Storm Chasers” Joel Taylor died while vacationing aboard the Royal Caribbean cruise ship Harmony of the Seas. Taylor died on Tuesday and it appears the death could be an overdose.

Crew Member Opens Indian Restaurant In Cozumel And You Are All Welcome

Jan 22, 2018

After working for several cruise lines such as P&O Cruises, Royal Caribbean and NCL, the former crew member Samuel Patole from India has finally settled down on land and open his restaurant. Located in Cozumel near Punta Langosta shopping area, next to Costa Brava Restaurant, Satureia offers authentic Indian food, great value, friendly service and amazing flavors.

Letter By A Crew Member - Thank You, Your Services Are No Longer Needed

Jan 22, 2018

My name is Tonggo Sibaran #655089 #LASM. I was working for Royal Caribbean International since June 12, 2012, before leaving the ship on December 8, 2016, for a medical reason. So far the company was treating me well until March 2017 and noticed that lately since the company had no more responsible for my treatment which I have accepted and dealing with my own case.


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