Cruise Port Crew's blog

Celebrity Equinox crew member arrested for aggravated rape of a female colleague

Nov 09, 2019

A crew member aboard the cruise ship Celebrity Equinox was arrested and charged with raping a fellow colleague while the vessel was en route to St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands.

Silversea launches fund to support conservation efforts of the Galapagos Islands

Nov 08, 2019

The luxury cruise line Silversea Cruises has launched a dedicated fund to preserve and safeguard the natural wonders of the Galapagos archipelago.

Costa Cruises floats out the new ship Costa Firenze

Nov 08, 2019

Costa Cruises and Fincantieri celebrated the official float-out of the latest cruise ship Costa Firenze. As part of the official float-out ceremony, Costa Firenze touched the sea for the very first time.

Charges dropped against Disney crew member accused of child abuse

Nov 06, 2019

Miami-Dade County State Prosecutor has dropped all the charges against the 24-year-old youth host Oliver Lovatt, who was accused of molesting a 10-year-old child onboard the cruise ship Disney Magic.

Interview With Carnival Cruise Line Crew Member

Nov 06, 2019

The following article is an interview with a Carnival Cruise Line crew member describing his personal experience. Find out the process of how to apply for the job, how long it takes to board the ship and the first day at work.

What made you decide to apply for a job on a Cruise ship?

Crew Member Shot By A Stray Bullet

Nov 05, 2019

One local man died and a cruise ship crew member was injured in a leg from a stray bullet when a gunman started shooting near the landing site of the tender boats on the island of Vieques, Puerto Rico. The incident took place on Sunday morning at around 9:00 am at the boardwalk in the Esperanza neighborhood when a hitman started firing from an assault rifle to a 28-year-old man who is a son of a local policeman, reports the local media.

Crew Member Attempts Suicide on Oceania Riviera

Nov 04, 2019

Just hours after we shared the news about the suicide attempt of a young Filipino crew member on the cruise ship MSC Mreaviglia, a second suicide attempt by a crew member was reported. This time the incident took place on the luxury cruise ship Oceania Riviera.

Filipino Crew Member Attempts Suicide On MSC Cruise Ship

Nov 03, 2019

A 24-year-old Filipino crew member was transferred by the Emergency Medical Services in Boston Hospital on October 26th. According to our source, the young man was working on board the cruise ship MSC Meraviglia as a buffet steward for a couple of months when he attempted to commit suicide. The crew member was found in his cabin and thanks to the quick response to the medical teams he is now recovering.

Crew Stories: Mobbing From The Supervisor

Nov 02, 2019

One of the worst things about my second contract on a cruise ship was the supervisor. And what a story it is... The man was in his 30’s and he already avoided a harassment complaint before he became a manager. Instead of getting fired and kicked off the ship he got promoted. 

New delays for the launching of Costa Smeralda

Oct 30, 2019

The shipyard Meyer Turku announced further delay in the construction of the latest flagship for Costa Cruises, Costa Smeralda. Following this delay, the first voyage is now set for 21 December 2019 when Costa Smeralda will depart from Savona, Italy. The itinerary, which will be repeated until 16 May 2020, remains unchanged: Savona (Saturday), Marseille (Sunday), Barcelona (Monday), Palma di Maiorca (Tuesday), Civitavecchia (Thursday) and La Spezia (Friday).

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