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Carnival Spirit Crew Members to be Send Home

Mar 19, 2020

Following the increased number of travel restrictions put in place around the world and the uncertainty related to the COVID-19 Carnival Cruise Line has decided to send all non-essential Carnival Spirit team members home. The disembarkation of the Carnival Spirit crew members will start on March 21, in Sydney the company said in a letter sent to the shipboard employees. All debarking team members will receive 30 days pay or through end of the crew contract, whichever comes first.

Crew Member Medevaced from Carnival Magic

Mar 12, 2020

The US Coast Guard medically evacuated an ill man on Wednesday evening, from the cruise ship Carnival Magic. According to reports the man was suffering from a suspected heart attack and needed urgent medical attention on land. A passenger onboard Carnival Magic says that the man was a crew member working in the ship's main laundry.

Italian Crew Affected by the Latest CLIA Restrictions

Mar 04, 2020

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), the world's largest cruise industry trade association including members such as Royal Caribbean, Carnival Cruise Line, Norwegian Cruise Line and Disney Cruise Line, today issued the latest update saying that its members have expanded restrictions on Coronavirus preventive measures. The statement says that CLIA members will deny boarding on their vessels of anyone who has traveled in the affected regions in northern Italy.

Carnival Crew Member Dies in Mexico

Feb 28, 2020

We are sad to report that a Carnival team member who was part of the Carnival Dream crew has passed away in Mexico. Leonardus Patra from Indonesia passed away on February 6, after he was transferred from Carnival Dream to a local hospital in Yucatan. According to reports the crew member had complained of a stomach pain a few days before he died. His family was notified about this extremely sad news and was told that Leonardus died from a stomach infection.

Crew Member Dies Aboard Carnival Ecstasy

Jan 27, 2020

We are sad to report that a Carnival team member passed away onboard the cruise ship Carnival Ecstasy. Michael Bryan Agadier Abinsay, age 32, from San Narciso, Zambales, Philippines passed away ten days ago onboard Carnival Ecstasy. According to reports Michael went to his crew cabin to take a rest and never woke up. Unofficial sources say he died from a sudden cardiac arrest while sleeping in his bed.

Crew Member Dies Onboard Carnival Sunrise

Jan 15, 2020

It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of one of Carnival Cruise Line team members, Mario Monteverde who was working as Assistant Plumber.

4 Essential Qualities Every Candidate Should Have In Order To Work And Survive On Cruise Ship

Dec 27, 2019

This marks my 12years of ship life. I embarked on my 1st journey on 20th Dec 2007 on Celebrity Summit and I can say one thing that no matter what anyone has to say or think or feel it is one of the toughest jobs in the world, it changes you physically, mentally and emotionally but I do admit that I am loving every minute of it and thank from the bottom of my soul to all who had made this journey possible for me through support and encouragement.

Update on Carnival Glory Itinerary Following the Accident in Cozumel

Dec 22, 2019

After the collision of Carnival Legend and Carnival Glory in Cozumel, Carnival Cruise Line has sent out a letter to passengers who are scheduled to board Carnival Glory tomorrow in New Orleans. The voyage will not be canceled instead will leave the port of New Orleans a few hours later than originally scheduled.

Two Carnival Cruise Ships Collide In Cozumel

Dec 20, 2019

Two Carnival cruise ships have crashed into each other today in the port of Cozumel, Mexico around 8.30 am local time. The incident happen during maneuvering procedure performed by the cruise ship Carnival Glory while the vessel was docking when it struck the Carnival Legend, which was already moored behind it. 

Carnival Cruise Line cancels 8 voyages of the cruise ship Mardi Gras

Dec 20, 2019

Carnival Cruise Line latest XL-class cruise ship Mardi Gras delivery will be delayed, the cruise company announced today. The news was announced after officials at the Meyer Turku shipyard in Finland informed Carnival that there is a delay in the production schedule.  Instead of the originally planned schedule in August, the vessel will be delivered in late October 2020.

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