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Costa Luminosa Recognized by Hellenic Coast Guard For Rescuing Crew From Burning Ship

Dec 20, 2018

Captain and the crew of the cruise ship Costa Luminosa were presented with a plaque by the Hellenic Coast Guard for the rescue of 11 crew members from the cargo ship "Kilic 1". Captain Pietro Sinisi is pictured here receiving the recognition on behalf of all shipboard personnel on Costa Luminosa from the Hellenic Coast Guard.

Celebrity Edge Scores 92 Points On The First USPH Inspection

Dec 18, 2018

The latest Celebrity Cruises ship, Celebrity Edge passed its first-ever USPH (the United States Public Health) Inspection. CDC Officers boarded the vessel on December 9, in Port Everglades, Florida and after several hours’ of inspection, the ship received 92 out of 100 USPH points. CDC website has yet to release the official score, however, several crew members have confirmed this information.

P&O Arcadia Breaks From Moorings in Bermuda

Dec 17, 2018

The P&O cruise ship Arcadia broke mooring lines today while the vessel was docked at Kings Wharf, Bermuda. The ship which was staying overnight broke free at around 2:53 am local time due to strong winds. According to the PTZ Video posted online from the Port Bermuda webcam, Arcadia drifted backwards and sideways for a short period of time before the ship’s crew brought maneuvering power back. The ship was safely brought to the dock and no injuries are reported.

Video: MSC Poesia battered by rough seas

Dec 15, 2018

The cruise ship MSC Poesia was caught in a storm while sailing off the coast of Uruguay. 

The crew of the first LNG-powered cruise ship AIDAnova records song - The journey begins

Dec 14, 2018

With the delivery of the first LNG-powered cruise ship named AIDAnova the cruise industry enters a new era. The German shipbuilder Meyer Werft delivered AIDAnova on December 12, the first vessel of the new generation cruise ships ordered by Carnival Corporation for AIDA Cruises. 

PortMiami sets new record 52,000 cruise passengers in a single-day

Dec 10, 2018

PortMiami, the cruise capital of the world received record-breaking 52,000 cruise passengers in one day.  Nine cruise ships were docked on December 9th including Carnival Horizon, Carnival Magic, Disney Magic, FRS Caribbean San Gwann, MSC Divina, Norwegian Getaway, Oceania Riviera, Empress of the Seas and Al

Celebrity Millennium Officer Found Dead in His Cabin

Dec 08, 2018

A fellow crew member has informed Crew Center that a young officer working onboard Celebrity Millennium was found dead in his cabin on December 6, just one day before the ship arrived in Singapore. According to the source, the officer is identified as Anton Ilichev from Ukraine who was working as a Suite Manager. Anton was working for Celebrity Cruises for several contracts.

Princess Cruises facing hefty fine after gas-cylinder explosion kills Filipino crew member

Dec 06, 2018

An investigation report was presented by Maritime New Zealand at the Dunedin District Court regarding the fatal incident onboard the cruise ship Emerald Princess in which one Filipino crewman died in a gas cylinder explosion.

Celebrity Edge Baptized By The Nobel Laureate Malala Yousafzai

Dec 06, 2018

The most anticipated cruise ship of the year, Celebrity Edge was officially baptized during a Tuesday ceremony at Port Everglades by the godmother Malala Yousafzai. In front of 3,000 guests, employees, crew members and students this magnificent vessel was the first to be baptized by a Nobel Prize Laureate.

Carnival Cruise Line New Mega Ship To Be Named Mardi Gras

Dec 06, 2018

Carnival Cruise Line is honoring the company’s rich history by naming their latest groundbreaking vessel after their first cruise ship Mardi Gras launched in 1972.

The announcement was made at the end of Wednesday’s broadcast of “Wheel of Fortune” using the game show’s signature puzzle board.

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