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Articles and experiences shared by crew members working on cruise ship. Find out more about ship life at sea together with tips and advices for first time crew members and cruise oldtimers.

Disney Cruise Line - The Founding and Development

Jul 31, 2018

Magical Cruise Company Ltd., headquartered in London, United Kingdom, was incorporated as a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company in 1996 to provide cruise line services as Disney Cruise Line. The company has been in cruise ship operation since 1998 when the first of two sister-ships debuted, the MS Disney Magic. A year later the second cruise ship, MS Disney Wonder, was taken into operation.

Cruise Career Day with MSC Cruises in Kraków/ Poland – 21st September 2018

Jul 30, 2018

Discover a world of opportunities ...

... become a Master of the Seas with MSC Cruises

Building the future together!

Video: Man Jumps off a Ship and Lands Next to Shark

Jul 27, 2018

Talking about being in the wrong place at the wrong time. A video surfaced on the social media of a man jumping from the ship into the water when a shark appears next to him. Within seconds after he jumps off the ship a tiger shark appeared out of nowhere just a few feet from the man. You can hear people onboard screaming at him that there is a shark in the water. From the video it looks like the shark is going for his leg, fortunately, the man escapes unharmed.

Five Most Amazing Stunts Performed on Cruise Ship

Jul 26, 2018

The world of cruise ships inspires various stuntman, acrobats and illusionists to try their skills in a completely different environment at sea. Here are the top five stunts performed on a cruise ship as a promo video for various companies in partnership with the cruise lines. 

Teleportation on Royal Caribbean cruise ship Freedom of the Seas

A Security Officer tells all about his first-hand experience onboard a cruise ship

Jul 25, 2018

This is a letter sent by a well-respected Merseyside Police Officer who decided to join Norwegian Cruise Line as a Security Officer after his retirement from the Police Force. His personal experience onboard reveals what is going on behind the scenes, senior officer’s behavior and their personal ambitions, crew treatment by the senior officers and many other aspects of the ship life.

The Most Amazing Selfies Taken By Cruise Ship Crew Members

Jul 21, 2018

The never-ending pursuit of the ultimate selfie shot has reached a startling new height. Cruise ships are especially popular for that perfect selfie photo for sharing and going viral on the social media. Here are some of the most amazing selfies taken by cruise ship crew members.

Selfie On Top of a Cruise Ship

Celebrity, Seabourn, and NCL Bartenders Enter Diageo World Class Finals 2018

Jul 17, 2018

This year three cruise ship bartenders will progress in one of the biggest bartending competitions in the world, the Diageo World Class Bartender of the Year 2018.

Why crew desert cruise ships and immigrate illegally to the United States and other Western Countries?

Jul 04, 2018

In a pursuit of a better life, many people decide to work on cruise ships. For most, this is probably the best and legit option they have to leave their country and work abroad. We have all heard the words “I like to work on a cruise ship to see the world.” This is true for some people, but the majority of the crew are not working on cruise ships to see the world. They are there to earn money, and they earning each cent the hard way.

Who are the biggest companies in the cruise retail Industry?

Jun 29, 2018

As the cruise industry continues to expand rapidly around the world the growth in the onboard cruise retail market is significant. This year just about every major cruise line will have a new ship with wide public and commercial spaces dedicated for retail shops. The biggest companies operating in cruise retail sector are Starboard Cruise Services, Harding Retail, and Dufry Ltd.

What happens if a crew member gets pregnant on cruise ship?

Jun 11, 2018

Pregnancy for cruise ship crew members is pretty much a taboo. There is not much on the net about this subject and not many cruise ship employees want to come forward and talk about their experience. However crew members fall in love, start a relationship onboard and conceive a child.

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