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Video: NCL Epic Crashes Into Dock in San Juan

Feb 12, 2019

The NCL cruise ship Norwegian Epic, crushed into dock in San Juan, Puerto Rico causing structural damage to the pier. After experiencing power loss yesterday, Epic had to cancel ports in Tortola and St. Thomas and arrived today in San Juan with the help of tug boats for repairs.

Smoke and Medical Evacuation of a Crew Member on Carnival Sensation

Feb 12, 2019

A crew member who was in need of urgent shoreside medical care was airlifted from Carnival Sensation by the US Coast Guard on February 9. The cruise ship which was sailing towards Cozumel was diverted to Key West, Florida to rendezvous with a U.S. Coast Guard helicopter for a medical evacuation. Because of the medical emergency, the stop to Cozumel was canceled.

Princess Cruises Announces Senior Officers For Sky Princess

Feb 12, 2019

Princess Cruises has announced the senior officers for its latest cruise ship Sky Princess which will join the fleet in October 2019.

Interesting Hobbies: Crew member makes motorcycle models out of Champagne covers

Feb 10, 2019

Meet Ronnie Richard Pineer, TUI Cruises crew member from Nicaragua working as a bar waiter on the cruise ship Mein Schiff 2. In his free time on board, Ronnie makes amazing motorcycle models from recycled champagne covers, corks and wire. What other people see it as a waste Ronnie uses it to make a piece of art and gives these crafts as present to the guests.

Royal Caribbean Celebrates its 50th Birthday

Feb 09, 2019

Royal Caribbean is celebrating 50 years of cruising and there is a special cake for everyone. Celebrating this great anniversary the company revealed today the amazing birthday Cake creation of the culinary team which will be served to the guests on all Royal Caribbean vessels from March to December 2019!

TUI Cruises First Captain Kjell Holm Retires

Feb 07, 2019

After 50 years on ships and almost 10 years as a master at TUI Cruises, Captain Kjell Holm will retire. Captain Holm become the first Captain of the cruise operator TUI Cruises established by the German tourism company TUI AG and Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.

Pizza Delivery on Carnival Cruise Ships Please Tip Your Delivery Person

Feb 06, 2019

Carnival cruise line announced it is expanding the number of ships on which guests can order pizza by using the Hub app to order a pie. First introduced on Horizon and Vista, this extra service is now available on Carnival Conquest, Breeze, Dream, Victory, Magic, Conquest, Sensation, Glory, Ecstasy, and Liberty. The Pizza Anywhere delivery service is a good idea allowing guests to place an order on the app, and have it delivered anywhere on the ship.

The Princess Reunion | A Production by Singapore Cruise Society

Feb 04, 2019

Cruise lines looking to hire 100,000 crew members over the next three years

Feb 03, 2019

According to Daniela Fahr, CEO of Connect, Germany's largest recruitment agency for cruise ships, the cruise industry will need some additional 100,000 new employees over the next three years. Therefore 15 major cruise lines and recruiting partners will present their job offerings at the "Cruise Jobs & Hotel Career Lounge" in Berlin on February 28, 2019.

Crew member dies of heart attack on TUI cruise ship

Feb 02, 2019

A Filipino crew member who was working for the German cruise company TUI Cruises died of cardiac arrest. The cabin attendant Syne Diente age 39, passed away on January 12, 2019, onboard the cruise ship Mein Schiff 1. Ship’s medical personnel was alarmed by his cabin mate and quickly responded to the scene, but unfortunately, it was too late. His fellow shipmate send the following message:

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