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Carnival Horizon Coin Ceremony Video Earns Coveted Telly Award

Jun 02, 2017

The premier global Telly Awards, honoring the best in TV and Cable, Digital and Streaming, and Non-Broadcast Productions has awarded the new Carnival Horizon video in the General Travel/Tourism category.  The video showcasing traditional coin ceremony for Carnival’s latest cruise ship Carnival Horizon was produced by Miami-based Bold Man and the Sea Media.

Norwegian Spirit Passenger Dies in Iraklion

May 31, 2017

A 64-year-old British passenger sailing on Norwegian Spirit was transferred to University Hospital of Iraklion, after suffering from abdominal aortic aneurysm. The man who had serious health problems was traveling with his wife on 11-Night Eastern Mediterranean voyage. Ships doctor notified the port authorities about the emergency and requested an ambulance. Imidietley after transfer to the hospital, Doctors performed urgent surgery.

French President to attend inauguration of the latest MSC cruise ship

May 31, 2017

The French President, Emmanuel Macron will attend the inauguration of the latest MSC cruise liner named MSC Meraviglia. The ceremony will be held today May 31, at STX Shipyard in Saint-Nazaire, France.

Thousands evacuated from Carnival Horizon after bomb scare

May 29, 2017

The Italian shipyard Fincantieri in Marghera was evacuated on Friday, May 26, due to a bomb scare on the latest Carnival cruise ship, Carnival Horizon. Device detected onboard wrapped in red tape with twisted wires connected to the red LED light, has triggered the alarm. The vessel which is under construction was evacuated at 3:30 p.m. after one worker noticed suspicious device leaning against a ladder on deck 4.

Disney Crew Member Changes Her Name to Mary Poppins

May 28, 2017

It's been over half a century since the iconic movie Mary Poppins produced by Walt Disney captured the fantasy of all children. This movie inspired the British nanny Emma Davenport, legally to change her name to her idol Mary Poppins. No coincidence, since Emma is a professional nanny who has a BTEC National Diploma in Social Care, and her friends and clients always say that she looks and acts like the famous Disney character. 

Carnival Liberty Chefs Create Largest Hamburger at Sea.

May 27, 2017

Celebrating National Hamburger Day, Carnival Cruise Line created the largest hamburger at sea onboard the cruise ship Carnival Liberty. The massive 300 pound Guy’s Burger was presented while the vessel was docked at Port Canaveral. Chef de Cuisine explained that the giant three-and-a-half-foot-wide hamburger consists of 200 pounds of meat, 50 pounds of cheese and toppings, as well as 50 pounds of flour to make the bun.

Celebrity Constellation Suffers Propulsion Problems After Dry Dock

May 26, 2017

After 2 weeks multimillion dry-dock in STX shipyard in Marseille, France, the cruise ship Celebrity Constellation was scheduled to depart from Barcelona for a signature Formula 1 Grand Prix sailing event in Monaco. However, the voyage was postponed due to propulsion issues and the vessel will stay in Barcelona until 28th May the company said.

Video: Boy climbs on a ship and receives slaps from the security officer

May 25, 2017

Don’t expect a warm welcome if you board a ship uninvited. A group of young boys in the Spanish port of Almeria decided to climb on a ship using an improvised lather and a rope hanging from the life raft launching station. One boy succeeded to climb on top, however he was noticed by the security guard who rewarded his stupid and dangerous stunt with couple of slaps. You can watch the video bellow. The title of the video is not correct and is more sensational.

Royal Caribbean Hires the First Chief Meteorologist in the Cruise Industry

May 23, 2017

Once again Royal Caribbean has gone one step further in the world of cruising. By hiring the first meteorologist who will advise all captains about the weather conditions, the company is first of its kind in the cruise industry. Casting a watchful eye on the world's weather around the clock is something Royal Caribbean takes it very serious, therefore the hired the meteorologist James Van Fleet for the job.

For Crew Only - fast and convenient shopping site for Crew

May 23, 2017

We all know that embarkation day is the most busiest day of the cruise. Crew members simply don’t have enough time, and most of them can’t go out to do their shopping in the US home ports. Realizing this necessity, the 32-year veteran of the cruise industry Ketta Riley, decided to open the company “For Crew Only”. Currently offering services for Port of Miami the company is waiting for a location at Port Everglades and Port Canaveral.

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