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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.

Drill: 300 Crew Members Evacuated from Costa neoRiviera

May 23, 2017

300 crew members and 200 members from different state authorities participated in the first mass evacuation exercise in La Valetta Grand Harbor in Malta. The operation was organized by Malta Transport department on board the Costa Crociere cruise ship, Costa neoRiviera 

Cirque du Soleil on MSC Cruises

May 23, 2017

MSC Cruises has revealed the details of its exclusive partnership with the world leader in entertainment Cirque du Soleil. Starting from June 3, the first show specifically designed for MSC will premiere on MSC Meraviglia, the flagship of the latest generation state-of-the-art cruise ships. MSC Cruises and Cirque du Soleil partnership will bring new standards of entertainment at sea.

Former crew member publishes a tell-all book “12 Hours in Havana”

May 17, 2017

In the cruise-lit world, the crew member nonfiction format rarely strays from the memoir. Greg Shapiro, who worked as a crew member for both Royal Caribbean and Fathom Travel, is breaking the mold with his new book 12 Hours in Havana: Build your perfect day in Cuba.

Fairy tale turned into a nightmare - Ex Crew Member charged with triple murder

May 17, 2017

The trial of Shakti Ramsurrun, a 33-year-old Mauritian accused of killing his wife and her parents in 2012, has begun on May 11, after 60 months detention.

TUI Discovery 2 Christened by the Captain and His Crew

May 17, 2017

The British cruise line Thomson Cruises has welcomed to its fleet the latest cruise ship TUI Discovery 2. The christening ceremony was held in the Port of Malaga, which will also be a homeport of the vessel during the summer season. After complete refurbishment and rebranding at the shipyards in Cadiz, the former Royal Caribbean cruise ship Legend of the Seas reemerged as TUI Discovery 2.

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