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Costa Magica and Costa Pacifica Enter Drydock

Dec 01, 2017

Before the start of the Caribbean season, two Costa cruise ships entered drydock in Marseille shipyards. In addition to routine maintenance, Costa Magica and Costa Pacifica will get significant improvements in catering and wellness facilities at the Chantier Naval de Marseille dock in Port of Marseille.

Crew member with serious medical condition evacuated from Ovation of the Seas

Nov 30, 2017

A crew member was evacuated from one of the largest cruise ships in the world Ovation of the Seas.

Carnival Triumph Cruise Canceled Due to Technical Issue

Nov 30, 2017

Carnival Triumph Thursday arrival in the port of New Orleans has been delayed due to technical issues. Because of propulsion problems affecting the maximum cruising speed the vessel arrival was rescheduled for 8:00 p.m on Thursday.

AIDA Cruises Donation to SOS Children's Village in the Philippines

Nov 30, 2017

The German cruise line AIDA has presented a check to the SOS Children's Village Iloilo in the southeast Philippine island of Panay. The donation was made possible by the proceeds from the onboard sales of the book "Kreativ - fold the most beautiful towel animals", in which the cruise operator gathers ideas for artfully folded animals. 

Baked Alaska is Back on Carnival Cruise Line

Nov 29, 2017

Carnival Cruise Line announced today it is revamping the menus for several of its specialty dining venues and reintroducing Baked Alaska across the fleet. After several years the classic dessert made of cake and ice cream topped with merengue is being reintroduced to all Carnival cruise ships.

Celebrity Eclipse Earns Perfect 100 U.S.P.H. Points

Nov 29, 2017

In a recent U.S.P.H. inspection conducted on November 26, 2017, Celebrity Cruises ship, Celebrity Eclipse earned perfect 100 points. The 122,000-ton cruise ship was returning from a Caribbean voyage to its homeport Miami, Florida when the unannounced inspection was conducted. CDC inspectors boarded the Eclipse and after several hours the cruise ship received a perfect score of 100 points with compliments to all crew for their amazing and hard work.

Gastro outbreak hits 176 people on Celebrity Reflection

Nov 28, 2017

Passengers and crew onboard the cruise ship Celebrity Reflection which left Fort Lauderdale on November 17, have been hit with an aggressive outbreak of gastro virus.

Cruise to Ports App – Cruise Ships and Port Schedules Search Engine

Nov 27, 2017

Cruise to Ports web app is the fastest and most versatile search engine for cruise ships and port-of-call arrivals. Primarily this app is intended for cruise passengers, crew members, and port stakeholders use. The purpose of this app is to give analytical and informative data of cruise ships location at any given time thru the entire year. By combining ships itineraries the app can display six results ranging from:

Is Sambal Forbidden on MSC Cruise Ships?

Nov 26, 2017

I have received a message from MSC Cruises crew member saying that the onboard security officers are confiscating the sauce SAMBAL from the Indonesian crew. Allegedly the sign-on crew which has brought sambal from back home are not allowed to bring it on the ship and security takes the sauce. Now you will say it’s not a big deal and why bother to write about it. Well, that’s not all.

Azamara Pursuit Dream Team Revealed

Nov 24, 2017

Azamara Club Cruises has announced senior officers of their latest cruise ship Azamara Pursuit. With the announcement of the team of highly accomplished professionals, the ship is guaranteed to be a success since its first cruise in August 2018. Senior captain Carl Smith, Cruise Director Tony Markey, and Hotel Director Ryszard Gusmann are very popular with Azamara loyal guests, so they will help to continue company’s success.

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