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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.

Princess Cruises Production Show Wins Award for Outstanding Achievement

Nov 23, 2018

Princess Cruises theatrical show "Fantastic Journey," with its elaborate costumes and state-of-the-art multimedia technology was honored with the prestigious Thea Award for Outstanding Achievement. The official recognition was at the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions Expo in Orlando.

Police investigating possible murder on Royal Princess

Nov 13, 2018

Police in Aruba is investigating a fatal incident that occurred onboard the Royal Princess while the cruise ship was sailing from Willemstad to Oranjestad. According to reports by Cruise Law News a female passenger was pushed or fell from the lido and fell several decks on the top of a lifeboat at around 4 am.

Rescued Fishermen Send Thank you Letter to Pacific Princess Captain and the Crew

Sep 06, 2018

The three fishermen who were rescued by the cruise ship Pacific Princess after their boat sunk on August 25, sent a thank you letter praising the ship’s crew.

Princess Cruises fifth Royal-Class ship to be named Enchanted Princess

Aug 27, 2018

The expansion of Princess Cruise fleet continues with the new Royal class ship scheduled for her maiden season in summer 2020. After the Royal Princess, Regal Princess, Majestic Princess and Sky Princess, the latest Royal class ship will be named Enchanted Princess.

Pacific Princess rescues 3 men in the North Sea

Aug 25, 2018

The cruise ship Pacific Princess changed its course in the North Sea to rescue three men in a life raft who had sent up a flare. The vessel was heading back to the port of Dover after an eight-day voyage to the British Isles when an S.O.S. signal was sent to rescue the men, who were floating in a small life raft.

Princess Cruises to host its most lucrative MONOPOLY Cruise slot tournament

Jul 16, 2018

Princess Cruises announced it will host the largest ever slot tournament after signing a deal with American gaming machine and systems innovator Scientific Games Corporation. The cruise line introduced its Monopoly Cruise for Cash campaign with hundreds of cruises this year before the main event in December with a $200,777 slot tournament aboard Regal Princess.

Princess cruise ship to serve as floating hotel for Tokyo Olympics

Jun 25, 2018

During the Tokyo Olympic Games in 2020, Princess cruise ship will serve as a floating hotel to ease a shortage of accommodations. The 260 meters long vessel Sun Princess, with a maximum capacity of 2272 guests, plus crew will be docked at Yokohama Port during 2020 Olympic Games. Sun Princess will be chartered by the Japanese Travel conglomerate - JTB during a period of 19 days.

Sudden wind change force Crown Princess dangerously close to the pier

May 03, 2018

The cruise ship Crown Princess in Kotor, Montenegro has been blown close to the wharf while it was being battered by strong gusts of wind. The giant 113.000 tons vessel which was anchored in Boka Kotorska Bay found itself driven close to the pier at the coast of Kotor, today. Luckily an experienced local pilot Captain Tihomir Andric, boarded Crown Princess and took the ship to safety.

Tom Franek Voted Princess Cruises Entertainer of the Year for 2018

Apr 09, 2018

Tom Franek, musical comedian and rising star entertainer onboard Regal Princess has received the annual Princess Cruises award "2018 Entertainer of the Year." 

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