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Royal Caribbean Crew Stage Protest Aboard Majesty of the Seas

May 15, 2020

Today, May 15, the crew members onboard the cruise ship Majesty of the Seas took to the open deck and started a protest after receiving the news that their repatriation date was delayed. According to our source about 400 crew members are protesting right now after they found out that the scheduled repatriation date on May 14, was postponed once again.

38 Costa Crew Members Contract COVID-19 During Their Stay In A Hotel In Italy

May 13, 2020

Costa Luminosa crew member has sent us a message saying that 38 Indian crew members contracted Coronavirus during their stay in a hotel in Italy. About 120 Indian crew members disembarked Costa Luminosa on March 24, when they all tested negative before leaving the ship. All 120 Indian crewmembers were transferred to the Hotel B&B Plaza in Pisa, before their final repatriated back to India.

Crew Member Goes Overboard from Regal Princess

May 10, 2020

A terrible tragedy has struck the crew community with the loss of one more crew member today. We received a message that e crew member went overboard from the cruise ship Regal Princess docked at the port of Rotterdam, Holland. Our source says that the female crew member from Ukraine took her own life, adding that she was scheduled to return home on a charter flight which was later canceled.

Tensions Rise On Mein Schiff 3 - Eight Crew Members Test Positive For Covid-19

May 04, 2020

Tensions are running high on board the cruise ship "Mein Schiff 3" after one crew member tested positive for Coronavirus. There are about 2,900 crew members aboard Mein Schiff 3 gathered from the entire fleet. Some of them have criticized the company for handling the situation, especially about the gathering such a large number of crew on one ship. Most of the crew have not been allowed to leave the ship for more than 50 days.

Celebrity Cruises Announces Plan to Get Crew Members Home

May 04, 2020

Celebrity Cruises is preparing a major plan to send thousands of its crew members back to their home countries. In a letter sent to the crew, the President and CEO of Celebrity Cruises Lisa Lutoff-Perlo announced the repatriation plan of the shipboard employees from 60 different nationalities using cruise ships and charter flights.

Royal Caribbean Announces Major Crew Repatriation Plan

May 03, 2020

Royal Caribbean is preparing a major plan for the repatriation of thousands of its crew members back to their home countries. In a letter sent to the crew signed by Michael Bayley - President and CEO of Royal Caribbean International, the company announced the repatriation of the crew from 60 different countries using cruise ships and charter flights.

Crew Member Goes Overboard from Jewel of the Seas

May 03, 2020

A young crew member went overboard from the cruise ship Jewel of the Seas on April 30, while the vessel was off the coast of Greece. According to the Greek media, a search was underway by the ship and the Coast Guard in an attempt to locate the missing crew member. A lifeboat and two Coast Guard vessels were involved in the search, and a Coast Guard aircraft was deployed in the area. Unfortunately the crew member was not located.

P&O and Cunard To Repatriate Indian Crew Home on M/V Ventura

May 03, 2020

P&O will send the cruise ship M/V Ventura to India to repatriate the Indian Crew members. P&O and Cunard will transfer crew from India to M/V Ventura only from the ships that didn’t have any cases of Covid-19.

MSC Preziosa: 2 crew members test positive for Covid-19

May 01, 2020

Several crew members have contacted Crew Center saying that two of their fellow crew members tested positive for COVID-19 on the cruise ship MSC Preziosa. A crew member has send us two recordings of the announcement made on the PA system, the first on April 30 announcing that one crew member tested positive for COVID-19, and the second announcement made today saying that the test results are completed and one more crew member also tested positive for the virus.

Costa Cruises Plan To Repatriate Filipino and Indonesian crew on Mediterranea Delayed for 1 Month

May 01, 2020

Costa Cruises plan to repatriate Filipino and Indonesian crew back home using the cruise ship Costa Mediterranea was delayed for one month. According to a crew member wishing to remain anonymous one of the reasons for this delay is because new captain boarded the ships and needs to undergo 14 days quarantine.

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