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Carnival Paradise Rescues Sailors From Sinking Ship

May 19, 2019

The cruise ship Carnival Paradise rescued two local sailors after their boat started to sink on Saturday, May 18, 2019. Carnival Paradise had left Cozumel and was sailing towards Tampa, Florida when the ship’s crew spotted a vessel requesting for help after the boat started to take on water. The cruise ship lowered a lifeboat and rescued the sailors from the sinking ship. Shortly after a vessel from the Mexican Coast Guard arrived at the scene to take the sailors back to shore.

Carnival Team Member Dies Onboard Carnival Sunshine.

Apr 30, 2019

We are sad to report that a team member has passed away onboard Carnival Sunshine on April 27, while the cruise ship was in Port Canaveral, Florida. The ship’s departure was delayed until the team member has been taken off the ship and announcement was made via PA system about this tragic event.

Carnival Fantasy comes to the rescue of 23 people on disabled boat

Apr 15, 2019

The cruise ship Carnival Fantasy rescued 23 people on Sunday who had been drifting in the Gulf of Mexico for days. According to reports 22 Cuban nationals sailed from Cuba to Mexico on a wooden boat when it lost power, setting them adrift for days.  A Cuban-Mexican raised them to his sport fishing boat, but then he also suffered an engine failure and the group spent another three days at sea. They managed to establish contact with the US Coast Guard and requested evacuation from the stranded boat.

Crew ID Card and Name Tag

Apr 10, 2019

The Crew Pass, also known as Crew Card, is the crew member's identification card, this is the most important document for a crew member. There are various information’s related to the crew member identity such as crew members photo, name, work position, nationality, passport number, date of admission, official number, and barcode. 

Carnival Triumph Evacuated After Small Fire Onboard

Mar 21, 2019

A fire broke out today March 21, 2019, aboard the cruise ship Carnival Triumph during the dry dock refurbishment in Cadiz, Spain. According to the reports hundreds of workers who were inside the ship were evacuated after a small fire broke out on deck 4 of the bow-starboard side. The fire started in the early afternoon when welding works were being carried out. Navantia shipyard fire crews responded to the emergency and put down the fire.

Carnival Cruise Line Mixologist Sanja Cvijetic Wins Best Bartender Award

Feb 20, 2019

Sanja Cvijetic is this year’s winner of BACARDI Legacy Cruise Competition Finals.

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.

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.

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.

Fire Devastates Princess Cays, Carnival Pride rerouted to Half Moon Cay

Jan 29, 2019

Princess Cays, the popular tourist resort in the Bahamas owned by Princess Cruises was devastated by a massive fire last night, reports Eleuthera News. The fire started at around 10:00 pm in the generator house and quickly spread to the center of the resort. 

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