Coast Guard medevacs woman from HAL MS Koningsdam

Jan 26, 2017

The US Coast Guard performed medical evacuation from the Holland America cruise ship MS Koningsdam, on a 68-year-old woman with head injury on Wednesday morning.

Crew member with broken back airlifted from Legend of the Seas

Jan 26, 2017

A seriously injured crew member working on Royal Caribbean cruise ship, Legend of the Seas, was airlifted in the early hours on Thursday. The medical evacuation was executed while the vessel was sailing 80 kilometers southeast of Wellington, New Zealand. 

Crew Member Injured on a Storm Battered Ship in the Baltic Sea

Jan 23, 2017

On the night of January 11, in the Baltic Sea, a passenger cruise ferry operated by Tallink, was hit by a raging storm with waves up to 7-8 meters. According to the Finnish weather service the maximum, measured wave reached 14 meters, which is highest recorded wave in the Baltic Sea. The 2,480 passenger capacity ship Tallink Isabelle, was on its way from Riga to Stockholm when it experienced the storm.

HAL Crew Member Arrested for Sex with an Underage Girl

Jan 21, 2017

A Holland America Line cruise ship waiter working on MS Veendam was arrested in Fort Lauderdale on Thursday. Broward County Sheriff's office arrested the26-year-old Indonesian crew member Gede Sukrantara from Bali, on charges of committing a lewd and lascivious act involving a minor. 

Low Cost Seamen Airline Tickets For all Crew Members

Jan 20, 2017

The Travel Company SUNCANA VURA, offers special seamen tickets to all crew members working on cruise ship.


Leak: 4th Oasis Class ship to be named Symphony of the Seas?

Jan 19, 2017

In a news release, under the title “Even More FlowRiders to Spread Across Royal Caribbean Fleet” the company manufacturing  the surf simulators for Royal Caribbean has leaked the name of the fourth Oasis Class ship. According to FlowRider Inc, the leading manufacturer of sheet wave simulators, the next Royal Caribbean ship, currently under construction in STX shipyard in France, will be named Symphony of the Seas.

Luxury Cruise Ship to be constructed in Romania

Jan 18, 2017

The Italian Shipbuilder Fincantieri Group, has signed a letter of intention, through the Norwegian subsidiary Vard, for design and construction of a new passenger cruise ship. The luxury vessel worth $118 million will be 145 meters long and 20 meters wide, and capacity to accommodate 220 passengers.

Cunard Insights: Bryan Batt on Queen Mary 2

Jan 18, 2017

This year Cunard Line will feature prestigious lecturers on board their ships in what is named as Cunard Insights program. The company will offer a selection of special cruises that will be highlighted by the presence of writers, actors and directors and athletes. Among the lecturers will be Bryan Batt. TV audiences know Bryan Batt from his two-time Screen Actors Guild Award performance as Salvatore Romano in the television series Mad Men, and his performance in Ugly Betty and NCIS: New Orleans.

MSC Cruises Starts Work on Ocean Cay

Jan 18, 2017

MSC Cruises, today started works on their private island “Ocean Cay Marine Reserve” in the Bahamas. The visionary project was officially inaugurated yesterday afternoon in the Bahamian capital Nassau, where Prime Minister Perry Christie and Executive Chairman of MSC Cruises, Pierfrancesco Vago, signed a 100-year lease that will allow MSC Cruises to occupy and develop their activities on the island.

Lifeboat falls off Grandeur of the Seas

Jan 16, 2017

The Post and Courier reports that a survival craft fell off Royal Caribbean cruise ship, Grandeur of the Seas.


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