Crew Insights

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.

Tips for Crew How to Deal with the Fear of Coronavirus

Mar 18, 2020

Following all the uncertainty the cruise ship crew members are facing during these difficult times Crew Center has reached out for advice by a former crew member who is now working as a medical professional on how to keep our mental health and support each other.

MSC Cruises Explains New Crew Laundry Policy Following Successful Pilot on Two Ships

Apr 16, 2024

Following our article on MSC Cruises new laundry policy for crew members, the cruise line contacted Crew Center to provide additional background, and to clarify the reasons behind implementing the policy. After successful pilot tests on MSC Divina and MSC Euribia, MSC Cruises has officially introduced a new laundry policy for its crew members.

This is how the first climate-neutral cruise ship could look like

Apr 16, 2024

Meyer Group unveiled its concept for the first climate-neutral cruise ship, named "Avatar". This concept was introduced at the Seatrade Cruise Global cruise trade fair in Miami in early April 2024. The "Avatar" concept is part of a larger research and development project funded by Business Finland, known as NEcOLEAP.

MSC Cruises Implements Controversial New Laundry Policy for Crew Members

Apr 08, 2024

MSC Cruises has introduced a stringent new laundry policy for its crew members, significantly limiting their ability to wash personal items on board. Under the new guidelines, crew members are restricted to washing a maximum of ten personal items twice per week, with all laundry to be monitored and managed by designated crew laundry personnel.

Royal Caribbean's Housekeeping Team Leads by Example in Environmental Stewardship

Mar 28, 2024

Royal Caribbean International's Housekeeping Leadership Conference recently took a significant step towards coastal conservation. The team dedicated their efforts to a GIVE back project focused on sand dune restoration and beach cleanup at Crandon Park, Miami, Florida, underlining the cruise line's dedication to protecting the marine environment and promoting sustainable tourism practices.

Come by the New Seafarer's House at Port Everglades

Mar 28, 2024

Do you need more free Wi-Fi to connect with family and friends? What do you think about an outdoor meditation space just minutes from the ship? Are you struggling to find your favorite shampoo? Seafarers House at Port Everglades is the one-stop shop you never knew you always wanted. 

Crew Melting Pot: Embracing Diversity Aboard Cruise Ships

Mar 19, 2024

Ahoy, future Crew Members!

Welcome aboard another edition of our Canadian Cruise Ship Crew Newsletter! In this edition, we're taking the nationalities and multicultural environment onboard a cruise ship. Cruise line crew members represent a fascinating tapestry of multiculturalism. 

Making the Most of Port Time: A Guide for Cruise Ship Crew

Mar 07, 2024

Working on a cruise ship is undoubtedly an adventure, filled with exciting destinations and unique experiences. When the ship docks at a port, crew members get a golden opportunity to explore and unwind (unless they have to stay onboard for the port manning). 

Explore Retail Opportunities at Sea

Mar 06, 2024

Ahoy, Current and Future Crew Members! 

Embark on an exciting journey with PS Passport Stamps Recruitment as we navigate the vast seas of retail opportunities aboard cruise ships! ️ 

Debunking Viral Cruise Ship Video: Bodies and Ice Cream Don't Go in the Same Freezer

Mar 01, 2024

The quest for viral content on social media often leads to sensational stories, and sometimes it comes as a surprise just how much claims based on “I’ve been told” can reach millions of views.