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Caribbean Princess evacuated due to bomb alert

Apr 01, 2017

Thousands of crew and contractors were evacuated off the cruise ship Caribbean Princess on Friday due to a Bomb scare. The Princess cruise ship was in dry-dock in Grand Bahama Shipyard when the bomb alert was announced at 9:30 am and shortly after, at around 10 am the captain order all on board to abandon the vessel.

Goodbye Legend of the Seas

Mar 31, 2017

After 22 years in service, Royal Caribbean cruise ship Legend of the Seas has retired. The vessel arrived at Navantia shipyard in Cadiz, Spain on March 26, where it will be refurbished and rebranded as TUI Discovery 2 for Thomson Cruises. With the Legend of the Seas, Royal Caribbean International said farewell from the oldest vessel of the popular Vision Class ship. 

Costa Deliziosa crew member lost at sea after falling overboard

Mar 30, 2017

A crew member went overboard in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean from the Costa Deliziosa cruise ship around 11 a.m. on Wednesday, March, 29. The ship was on repositioning cruise from North America to Europe when a terrible tragedy occurred on the eleventh day of the voyage.

Majestic Princess joins the fleet this week

Mar 28, 2017

All crew are on deck and work hard for the final preparations of the latest Princess cruise ship, Majestic Princess. The vessel specifically designed for the Chinese market will join the fleet later this week on March 31, 2017, with Captain Dino Sagani at the helm. 

Carnival Victory 100 USPH Points Again

Mar 28, 2017

In a recent U.S.P.H. inspection conducted on March 27, 2017, Carnival Cruise Line's ship Victory earned perfect 100 points. The 101,500 gross ton cruise ship was returning from a 3-Day Caribbean Cruise to its homeport Miami, Florida when the unannounced inspection was conducted.

Cruise Ship Crew Dictionary

Mar 28, 2017

Here are the most common words used by crew members working on a cruise ship.  Crew members live and work on cruise ships and create their own unique environment, as well as cultural expression.  The fact that one cruise ship may have more than 60 different cultural nationalities, may force the same to create their unique little society and culture.  Therefore, crew members have their own unique words which they use every day.

Holland America Line cancels all stops in Acapulco

Mar 28, 2017

Holland America Line has canceled eight scheduled calls to the port of Acapulco, Mexico in 2017 and 2018, due to the security issues that this tourist destination is facing. Nieuw Amsterdam and Zaandam will adjust their voyages in October, and MS Amsterdam in December, as well as four more cruises in 2018.

Philippine Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship passenger

Mar 25, 2017

The crew of BRP Malabrigo has successfully medically evacuated a passenger of a cruise ship at vicinity waters 1.5 Nautical Miles Northwest of Carabao Island, Cavite, on March 19, 2017. The passenger was identified as 70-year-old, an Australian-national Mrs. Pauline Sulivan.

Indian billionaire charter entire cruise ship for his son’s wedding

Mar 24, 2017

Dreaming of a wedding on a cruise ship? Well, the Indian billionaire Rizwan Sayan chartered one of the biggest and most modern cruise ship sailing the Mediterranean for his son’s wedding ceremony. On April 5, 2017, the 114.000 tons cruise ship Costa Fascinosa will be transformed into Bollywood floating palace for Adel Sayan, and his beauty queen Sara Khan. This is the first time in the history of cruising one man to rent the entire cruise ship for a private event.

Rock Legend Dies Performing Onstage on Cruise Ship

Mar 23, 2017

Sib Hashian, the drummer who played on the first two hit albums of the legendary rock group Boston, has died at the age of 67. The rock legend died after collapsing onstage Wednesday night onboard the cruise ship MSC Divina, operated by MSC Cruises. The ship was chartered for the Legends of Rock Annual Cruise. Witness onboard report that ships medical personnel performed CPR and a defibrillator was used but to no avail.

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