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Family With Fake Passports Arrested Onboard Costa Luminosa

Nov 15, 2018

Greek authorities arrested a Turkish family at the Port of Katakolon (Olympia), who was sailing on a cruise ship with fake passports.

3 Cruise ships to be guarded by 4,000 military personnel during the APEC Summit

Nov 14, 2018

A International military force of warships, fighter jets, and elite counterterrorism units will guard the delegates during the APEC Summit held in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. Due to a shortage of hotel accommodations PNG government has chartered 3 cruise ships to be used as floating hotels guarded by a force of 4,000 international military personnel.

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.

Man wanted for crimes against public order and state security arrested on Navigator of the Seas

Nov 08, 2018

Gran Canaria Police arrested a 32-year-old British national onboard Royal Caribbean Navigator of the Seas while the cruise ship was docked in Las Palmas, reports the Spanish newspaper La Provincia.

Two Costa Cruise Ships To Be Transferred To Carnival's New Chinese Cruise Line

Nov 06, 2018

Carnival Corporation announced today the signing of a joint venture with China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC), leading to a new cruise line named “CSSC Carnival Cruise Shipping Limited”. The new China-based cruise operator will start sailing with two cruise ships currently operated by Costa Cruises. Costa Atlantica, 85.861 tons and 2,210 total passengers ship, will be transferred to the new cruise company by the end of 2019.

No More “Crew Are Not Permitted in the Guest Areas”

Nov 05, 2018

The German Cruise operator TUI Cruises has done something unimaginable in the cruise world. From October this year, TUI Cruises has allowed access to guest public areas for all of their crew members when off-duty. Before this was only possible with the so-called “Leisure Time Cards” permit request which was distributed among the departments in limited numbers. With this privilege crew will have access to the bars, guests open decks and crew members may use the guest gym from 9 pm-midnight.

Italian Air Force Evacuates Crew Member Suffering From Heart Attack

Nov 05, 2018

A 40-year-old crew member suffering from heart attack symptoms was evacuated by the Italian Air Force late Friday night. The request for emergency medical evacuation was sent by the captain of the cruise ship Artania at around 9 pm while the vessel was sailing from Cagliari to Naples, about 80 nautical miles south from the Sardinian coast.

Costa Cruises supports Italy's largest coastal project

Nov 02, 2018

With over 50 thousand useful reports gathered along the Italian coastline and the involvement of over 600 teachers and 5,700 students of 156 Secondary schools, Costa Crociere Foundation is supporting one of the largest citizen science project.

Virgin Voyages Announces Scarlet Lady first port-of-call to be Havana, and orders fourth Cruise Ship

Nov 02, 2018

In a video statement, Richard Branson announced that Virgin Voyages first cruise ship, Scarlet Lady, will include Havana, Cuba as a port-of-call during the inaugural season in 2020.

Celebrity Edge officially handed over to Celebrity Cruises

Nov 02, 2018

After more than four years of planning and 23 months of construction Celebrity Edge, the first revolutionary representative of the company’s Edge Class was officially handed over to Celebrity Cruises.

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