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Crew member airlifted from Norwegian Getaway

Apr 17, 2018

The U.S. Coast Guard medevaced a 41-year-old crew member on Monday from the Norwegian Cruise Line ship, Norwegian Getaway. The cruise ship departed from Miami on April 15, and was sailing to Costa Maya when the medical emergency was requested.

Scam: 40% Discount for a Cruise with Family and Friends Program

Apr 16, 2018

A 40-year-old woman in Rome, Italy has devised a new method to steal the money of acquaintances offering them a family cruise with a 40% discount. The woman was claiming to be a sister of a respectable employee of Costa Cruises who was working in the head office, and thanks to the family and friends program she can access more than favorable discounts. She lured her victims with a tempting offer on the purchase of cruise packages.

Five Reasons Why Crew Members Love European Cruise Season

Apr 16, 2018

The Caribbean Season is over Hello Mediterranean. More than 100 cruise ships are making their Transatlantic cruise this year from the Caribbean to the Med. The transatlantic voyage is a long one, sometimes up to six days at sea before reaching the land. For those lucky ones who are working on cruise ships setting sail to Europe this season I’m sure you are looking forward to the adventure.

MSC Opera Crew Member Reveals Her Shocking Story Why She Decided Never Again to Board the Ship

Apr 12, 2018

MSC Opera crew member who went missing in George Town, revealed her shocking story in a Court why she decided to stay in Grand Cayman and never return to the cruise ship.

Kathryn Whittaker becomes the first female Canadian cruise ship captain

Apr 12, 2018

The German cruise operator Sea Cloud Cruises has announced the promotion of Kathryn Whittaker to captain of the 5-star cruise ship SEA CLOUD II. Whittaker is the first female Canadian captain of a passenger cruise ship and first female captain in the fleet of SEA CLOUD CRUISES.

MSC Cruises will pay $500.000 in damages after MSC Armonia crash into the pier in Roatan

Apr 11, 2018

The authorities of the Merchant Navy have finalized the damage evaluation to the Port of Roatan infrastructure caused by the crash of the cruise ship MSC Armonia. According to the newspaper El Heraldo, the Insurance company of MSC will have to pay 13 Million Honduran Lempira which equals around 550.000 US Dollars.

MSC cruise ship crashes into pier in Roatan, Honduras

Apr 11, 2018

The cruise ship MSC Armonia had an incident and ran into the dock at the port of Roatan, Honduras today, April 10. A video of the incident was shared on YouTube by several sources shows the cruise ship allided with the dock, and briefly going aground on a beach just past the pier. 

Medical Evacuation on P&O Britannia

Apr 10, 2018

The Spanish sea search and rescue team of the organization -Salvamento Marítimo, evacuated today a British passenger sailing on the cruise ship P&O Britannia. 

Azamara Pursuit Arrives in Belfast for Extensive Dry Dock and Rebranding

Apr 10, 2018

The Latest Azamara Club Cruises boutique ship Azamara Pursuit arrived at the Harland & Wolff shipyard in Belfast for complete dry dock refurbishment and rebranding.

The third Renaissance R-class ship joining Azamara Club Cruises fleet was purchased from P&O Cruises ‘sailing under the name “Adonia” and under Carnival's Fathom brand as the first cruise ship to sail to Cuba.

Freedom of the Seas departure delayed after false bomb alert

Apr 10, 2018

Yesterday's Boarding on the cruise ship Freedom of the Seas has been delayed at Port Everglades Pier 29 for two hours due to a security alert. According to the media report, the terminal went on lockdown after a K9 bomb-sniffing dog thought he smelled something suspicious in what was on a pallet which needed to be loaded on the ship. The suspicious pallet was offloaded on the pier by a truck bringing supplies to the Freedom of the Seas in Port Everglades, Ft. Lauderdale.