A group of 16 migrants was intercepted by a Carnival Cruise line ship about 50 miles north of Cuba. On board Carnival Sensation was Pittsburgh Steelers, James Harrison who shot the rescue in the Gulf of Mexico and posted the photos on his facebook account.
Severe storm is forming in the East Coast, forcing Anthem of the Seas to return back to Cape Liberty ahead of the schedule. Royal Caribbean has made decision to cancel the scheduled stops in Barbados and St. Kitts, and head back to avoid the storm releasing the following announcement:
A tour bus was stoned with Dawn Princess passengers inside. The incident happened yesterday, in Vila, Vanuatu, Pacific island nation located in the South Pacific Ocean. Rocks were thrown by the local bus drivers as the tour bus exited the wharf.
A tour bus almost run into the sea in the Island of Bonaire after the brakes failed. The driver tried to park the bus near the pier in reverse and could not stop the vehicle running into the edge of the pier. Luckily there were no passengers on the bus and the driver managed to get out without injuries jump out before it reached the edge.
Costa Pacifica Staff Engineer, Roberto Fruci was transported on airplane from Brazil to Italy in coma and was rushed to the hospital San in Pavia. The tragic event occurred while the cruise ship was sailing to South America with stops in Brazil, Argentina and Uruguay.
Serena Melani made history as the first Italian female Captain of a cruise ship. She took over the command by Captain Teo Srdelić , during the traditional handover of the cruise ship Seven Seas Mariner. The 210 meters Seven Seas Mariner belongs to the Regent Seven Seas fleet, one of the Norwegian group brands, offering all-inclusive cruises positioned in the upscale luxury market for a limited number of guests on board (700) with 400 crew members.
From 29 April to 07 May 2017 LGBT community will set sail on one of a kind Rainbow Cruise with special guest star, the winner of the Euro Vision Song Contest 2014, Conchita Wurst. This spectacle named Rainbow Cruise will be held on Mein Schiff 2 operated by the German cruise line TUI Cruises.
Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) posted a net profit of 427.1 million dollars (387.5 million euros) for 2015, representing 24.6% more than the profits of the previous year. The shipping company reported an adjusted net profit of 662.6 million dollars (601.4 million euros), 37.8% more than reported a year earlier.