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Find out amazing stories and accomplishments by crew members and the cruise lines. This topics include the ship life experience and success of former and current crew members who need to be acknowledged, for their outstanding work.

Celebrity Cruises Plans a $400m Fleetwide Revolution

Oct 06, 2017

Celebrity Cruises plans to invest $400m into modernizing its entire fleet by the end of 2023. The largest investment project the brand has ever made is named the 'Celebrity Revolution.' All 9 cruise ships currently in the fleet will be getting some features inspired by the newbuild Celebrity Edge, coming by the end of 2018.

Shakira and Costa Cruises to build a school in Colombia

Oct 03, 2017

Costa Cruises and the superstar Shakira presented the official start of the donation project “Building Happiness” for construction of a school in Colombia. The project by the Pies Descalzos Foundation aims to help disadvantaged families and children in Colombia by providing access to quality education.

Why It's So Risky Docking a Cruise Ship in Port?

Oct 02, 2017

Smithsonian Chanel released an interesting video showing how risky is to do a docking maneuver at the port of Ocho Rios, Jamaica. In the video captain of the cruise ship MSC Divina Pier Paolo Scala, explains what the challenges are during the docking of a large vessel. “It is very, very quick maneuver there, and we need to watch for the stern when we turn, that we are completely clear as we enter the starboard side.” Says Captain Scala.

Costa Cruises Chef Competes in Barilla Pasta World Championship

Oct 02, 2017

This year the annual Barilla Pasta World Championship took place in Milan and Parma from 27 to 29 September. The competition organized by Barilla, world’s market leader in pasta production, was under the guidance of five award-winning Italian chefs and two international experts.

Azamara to purchase third cruise ship in 2018

Sep 26, 2017

Azamara Club Cruises announced today that it has entered into an agreement to purchase the P&O cruise ship Adonia. The vessel is a sister ship to Azamara Journey and Azamara Quest, belonging to the same “R Class” ships of the former cruise company Renaissance. The new addition of Azamara fleet will be named  “Azamara Pursuit” joining the cruise line March 2018.

Cruise Ship Passengers Robbed After Winning $1 Million in Casino, 2 Officers Arrested

Sep 22, 2017

A bizarre robbery worthy of Hollywood script took place on a luxury cruise ship docked in Piraeus, Greece.  According to the local media two tourists, Bulgarian nationals, have won a very large amount of money in the ship's casino.

Disney Cruise Line will add three new cruise ships by 2023

Jul 26, 2017

Disney Cruise Line announced its seventh cruise ship at the D23 Expo in Anaheim, California, the event promoted by the official Disney Fan Club. Previously Disney announced the construction of two more vessels joining the fleet in 2021 and 2023 and with the latest announcement the family oriented cruise line will almost double its fleet with the current 4 ships in operation. 

Princess Cruises Photographer Wins Prestigious International Award

Jul 18, 2017

Once a while we find a crew member so inspiring with his/ her achievements that are almost unreal. We like to introduce Mr. Jophel Ybiosa, a photographer on Princess Cruises. However Jophel is not an ordinary photographer, he is an Internationally-awarded artist. He was recently awarded the 1st place in Moscow International Photo Awards for his entry titled "The Feast of Black Nazarene in Manila". This is the biggest photography competition in Russia and one of the biggest in the world.

4.000 Kg. Colombian Coffee Will Travel the Word on Pullmantur Cruises

Jul 10, 2017

Colombian coffee will now sail through the America, Europe, and the Caribbean thanks to Pullmantur and Juan Valdéz. The Spanish cruise line Pullmantur announced today signing of a strategic partnership with the Colombian coffee maker Juan Valdéz. The alliance with Juan Valdez consists of a two-year contract in which the company will be the exclusive supplier of coffee in all Pullmantur cruise ships which will be served in all venues onboard.

Queen Mary 2 Wins Transatlantic Race

Jul 03, 2017

Queen Mary 2 has arrived in the Big Apple on Friday morning. Cunard’s flagship ocean liner arrived in Brooklyn Cruise terminal after taking part in a transatlantic ocean race. Finishing first Queen Mary 2 has triumphed in the regatta after sailing 5,837 kilometers.

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