Deaths

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

7th anniversary of Costa Concordia disaster - We will never forget these heroes

Jan 13, 2019

Today, January 13, 2019, marks the 7th anniversary of the Costa Concordia disaster which left 32 dead and 4,000 passengers and crew traumatized, after the cruise ship run aground at Isola del Giglio, an island off the coast of Tuscany, Italy.

Wave of Emotions - Carnival Crew Say Final Farewell to Their Beloved Assistant Maitre D'

Jan 10, 2019

A touching tribute was held in the port of Galveston for the crew member Charnel Rego who died suddenly onboard Carnival Freedom. With tears in their eyes, and wave of emotions, many crew and officers attended the ceremony in front of Carnival Freedom on January 5, 2019. The tribute has been marked with an emotional flower-laying ceremony into the sea by a group of Charnel’s closest friends.

Cast Member Dies on Carnival Horizon

Jan 08, 2019

A staff member, part of Carnival Horizon Playlist Productions cast team has ended her life, reports Cruise Hive. According to this popular cruise website the tragic event on Horizon happened during the December 29, voyage.

Crew Member Dies in Fall on Oceania Riviera

Jan 05, 2019

A tragedy shocked the community of Bacoli in Italy, following the sudden death of Giuliano De Cicco who fell from the deck of a cruise ship docked in the Port Miami reports the Italian media. Giuliano De Cicco, age 38, was working as Assistant Destination Manager on Oceania Cruises ship Riviera.

Crew Member Dies Onboard Oceania Riviera

Jan 02, 2019

Oceania Cruises say a crew member has died today aboard Oceania Riviera. The cruise ship arrived at Port Miami later than expected and many passengers expressed their frustration because of the delayed embarkation, not knowing what was going on.

Coast Guard Suspends Search For Missing Harmony of the Seas Entertainer

Dec 28, 2018

We are saddened to report that the US Coast Guard has suspended its search for the missing cruise ship entertainer who went overboard from the Royal Caribbean Harmony of the Seas. The search operation for the missing Arron Hough, age 20, from Sunderland lasted for about 83 hours, covering 3,707 square miles, with three different aircrafts and Cutter Resolute. The search proved to be to no avail and the missing staff member was not found.

Friends And Family Say Final Farewell to P&O Crew Member After The Sudden Death

Dec 21, 2018

Family, friends and fellow co-workers gathered on Tuesday to pay their final respects to P&O Cruises crew member Godwin Da Costa, who died suddenly on December 16, at his home in Nuem, Goa, India.

Celebrity Millennium Officer Found Dead in His Cabin

Dec 08, 2018

A fellow crew member has informed Crew Center that a young officer working onboard Celebrity Millennium was found dead in his cabin on December 6, just one day before the ship arrived in Singapore. According to the source, the officer is identified as Anton Ilichev from Ukraine who was working as a Suite Manager. Anton was working for Celebrity Cruises for several contracts.

Princess Cruises facing hefty fine after gas-cylinder explosion kills Filipino crew member

Dec 06, 2018

An investigation report was presented by Maritime New Zealand at the Dunedin District Court regarding the fatal incident onboard the cruise ship Emerald Princess in which one Filipino crewman died in a gas cylinder explosion.

Romanian Cruise Ship Crew Member Dies in a Dry Dock Accident

Nov 20, 2018

A horrible tragedy occurred during a dry dock refurbishment of the cruise ship Le Boreal in the port of Valparaiso, Chile on November 19, resulting in the death of a young crew member. The authorities say that the crew member died in the early morning hours after he slipped from a ladder placed on the ship's deck and fell 23 meters on the dock. The young man was identified as Andrei Madalin Circhea, age 25 from Constanta, Romania working as electronics engineer.

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