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MSC Cruises Faces $13 Million Lawsuit From River Cruise Line

Jan 23, 2020

The River Cruise Line Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection has filed a lawsuit against MSC Cruise Management Ltd. for nearly $13 million in damages and lost revenue after one of MSC cruise ships slammed into the River Countess while docked in Venice in June 2019.

Man Goes Overboard From The Cruise Oasis of the Seas

Jan 23, 2020

A man went overboard from Oasis of the Seas, while the ship was docked in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The incident happen on Wednesday evening when an unidentified male passenger fell from the Deck 10 while the cruise ship was docked at Pier 3 in Old San Juan.

CBP Update: Crew Entry In US Ports Is Determined On Case-By-Case Basis

Jan 06, 2020

Crew Center received a large number of emails from crew members related to the Customs and Border Protection (CBP) restrictions that brought about uproar by the crew in several US ports in October 2019. The concerns related to the restriction came in especially from crew members aboard cruise ships that only dock in US ports.

Crew Member Fired For Wearing Sweater With Offensive Message

Jan 01, 2020

A cruise ship crew member was fired from his job for wearing a sweater with an offensive message during Christmas celebrations. The crew member who was working in the Galley department onboard the Holland America Line cruise ship ms Koningsdam was part of the Filipino choir performing a Christmas song in front of guests in the ship's theater. Before going on the stage he was warned to take out the sweater or cover it with a jacked but it seems he didn’t take this seriously.

MSC Grandiosa Hits The Pier In Palermo

Dec 30, 2019

The cruise ship MSC Grandiosa operated by MSC Cruises had a small accident this morning, 30 December 2019, as the vessel was docking in the port of Palermo, Italy.

Crew Members Denied Shore Leave in New York Again

Dec 27, 2019

Today December 27, the cruise ship Spirit of Discovery operated by Saga Cruises arrived in New York with around 530 crew members and 1000 passengers onboard. The ship will be docked in New York for two days and the majority of the crew will have to stay onboard because they are not allowed to go ashore due to new restrictions.

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.

Interview With Princess Cruises Buffet Stewardess

Dec 27, 2019

The following article is an interview with Princess Cruises Buffet Stewardess describing her 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 cruise ship?

A love relationship at sea - I will share my story with you

Dec 24, 2019

I always thought: “On your own, you go where you want to. But together you go farther…” I obviously didn’t come to sea to fall in love, but to run away — around it.

Indonesian Crew Member Found Dead on Celebrity Cruise Ship

Dec 23, 2019

Media outlets in Indonesia report about the tragic news of a crew member who died a week ago onboard the cruise ship Celebrity Millennium. I Komang Sutrisna Putra age 26, from  Karangasem Bali, Indonesian was found dead in his cabin on December 17, while the cruise ship was docked in Bangkok, Thailand.

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