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Latest news related to Carnival Cruise Line and articles submitted by crew members. Find out insight stories from the other side of the Carnival cruise ships told by the crew.

Carnival flags put at half-mast in honor of Captain Antonio Marchetti

Nov 09, 2019

Carnival Cruise Line family mourns the Loss of a great captain amazing person, and above all a good man. Captain Antonio Marchetti, one of Carnival’s longest-serving captains since 1988, passed away on November 6, 2019.

Flags were flown at half-mast on all Carnival ships for one day as a sign of respect and final salute to a great captain who will be dearly missed by all of us. 

Interview With Carnival Cruise Line Crew Member

Nov 06, 2019

The following article is an interview with a Carnival Cruise Line crew member describing his personal experience. Find out the process of how to apply for the job, how long it takes to board the ship and the first day at work.

What made you decide to apply for a job on a Cruise ship?

Saint Kitts & Nevis Cruise Ports Schedules 2020

Oct 23, 2019

Cruise ship timetables with arrival and departure times of all major cruise lines scheduled to visit ports in Saint Kitts & Nevis in 2020.

CBP Restrictions for Cruise Ship Crew in New York and New Jersey

Oct 18, 2019

Due to the increased number of crew members who joined cruise lines with the intent of jumping ship and stay in the USA illegally, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) imposed new restrictions. The new temporary restrictions regarding shore leave in the ports in New York (Brooklyn and Manhattan) and New Jersey (Cape Liberty) states that only crew members with completed five contracts can go ashore. This is industry-wide and affects all cruise ships entering these ports.

Where are all Carnival Cruise Line ships located in November 2019?

Oct 13, 2019

Find out where all Carnival cruise ships are located in the month of November 2019. The timetable displays ports with arrival and departure times of the entire Carnival Cruise Line fleet and possible intersections of two cruise ships. Track current ship positions in one click.

FRAUD: Fake websites target crew members Brightwell accounts

Oct 09, 2019

Fraudulent websites have targeted crew members accounts claiming they are the financial company Brightwell. 

Judge Rules In Favor of Injured Crew Member, Carnival Must Pay $1.36 million

Sep 29, 2019

It appears that Carnival Cruise Lines continues to be reminded over-and-over again to not underestimate the “little person.” We wonder, how many lawsuits by crew members who most often just want fair and safe work/living environment, as well as appropriate support when injured on the job. Well, that’s exactly what happened with the 35-year-old Carnival Cruise Line crew member. He was awarded $1,35 million for spinal injuries he suffered when working aboard Carnival Valor.

Engine Room Fire on Carnival Legend

Sep 21, 2019

A small fire broke out yesterday September 20, aboard the cruise ship Carnival Legend while the vessel was sailing into Glacier Bay National Park, Alaska.

Crewmember dies on board Carnival Conquest

Sep 16, 2019

We are deeply saddened to report that a crew member has passed away on board the cruise ship Carnival Conquest. Harry Soelistijono age 66, from Indonesia died on Wednesday, September 11, 2019. Harry was a true veteran working for Carnival Cruise Line for over 35 years. In the past 17 years, he was working on the position Headwaiter and was well known by many Carnival team members and guests.

Inspirational Story: Former Cruise Ship Cook Becomes Celebrity Chef

Jul 31, 2019

Most of us when we board our first cruise ship all we can think about is to have some fun, see the world, meet amazing people, and make some money along the way. After several months on board, we may start thinking about how many hours we work versus how little time we have to rest and have the fun we wanted to. But then hits the hard question after several contracts when we’re at a family function such as a wedding and a family member asks us what is it that we do on the cruise ship.

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