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Cruise to Ports App – Cruise Ships and Port Schedules Search Engine

Nov 27, 2017

Cruise to Ports web app is the fastest and most versatile search engine for cruise ships and port-of-call arrivals. Primarily this app is intended for cruise passengers, crew members, and port stakeholders use. The purpose of this app is to give analytical and informative data of cruise ships location at any given time thru the entire year. By combining ships itineraries the app can display six results ranging from:

Princess Cruises Introduces Free WhatsApp for Crew

Feb 16, 2020

Recognizing the importance of the crew to keep in contact with their families and friends, Princess Cruises has introduced free Whatsapp for its shipboard employees. Starting February 14, the free texting service is available on six Princess cruise ships, and the company is working hard to expand the program throughout the fleet.

What it’s like from the other side of the crew bar? A Bartender’s Point of View

Feb 15, 2020

For each one of the bar personnel it is always the game not to go to work in the crew bar during your contract. If working with passengers is sometimes difficult, working in the crew bar can be even more challenging. Almost everybody that enters the crew bar has to go to work, this means they want fast service. Sometimes I even feel that crew members respect me less than passengers, but maybe this is just a feeling. 

Diamond Princess Galley Crew Keep Their Spirits Up With a Dance

Feb 14, 2020

Keeping the team’s spirits up on the quarantined cruise ship Diamond Princess, the Galley crew shared a video of several chefs dancing on the Justin Bieber song “Yummy”

P&O Iona Floats Out at Meyer Werft

Feb 14, 2020

P&O Iona the latest addition to the P&O Cruises fleet has completed another construction milestone today. According to a press release from the German Shipyard Meyer Werft, P&O Iona was undocked successfully from covered building dock II, into the harbor basin and moored at the equipment quay.

Fincantieri Delivers Virgin Voyages Scarlet Lady

Feb 14, 2020

One of the most anticipated cruise ship for 2020, Virgin Voyages Scarlet Lady was presented by the Italian shipyard Fincantieri. The ceremony was attended by the president and CEO of Virgin Voyages Tom McAlpin, the mayor of Genoa, Marco Bucci, and the president of Fincantieri Giampiero Massolo and it’s the CEO Giuseppe Bono. 

Diamond Princess Crew To Get Two Months Paid Time Off

Feb 12, 2020

Crew Center received a letter that was sent to all crew members onboard Diamond Princess in regards to the quarantine they are currently experiencing. We would like to present the letter as a gold standard of the cruise ship industry as related to acknowledging the hard work of the crew under extraordinary circumstances, encouragement for continuing with the hard work by supporting the crew.

Diamond Princess Crew at the Forefront of Coronavirus Battle

Feb 11, 2020

The world has been on its toes since the announcement of the rapid spread of the Coronavirus with its initial outbreak in Wuhan, China as the World Health Organization declared it a public health emergency.

Six More Coronavirus Cases Including Five Crew Members on Diamond Princess

Feb 09, 2020

Six new cases of coronavirus were confirmed today by Japan’s Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare aboard the cruise ship Diamond Princess that’s quarantined in Yokohama, reports Japan TBS news channelThat brings the total of passengers and crew who have been i

Pay Rises for Norwegian Cruise Line Crew in 2020

Feb 08, 2020

Norwegian Seafarers' Union (NSU) has negotiated pay increases for all crew working onboard Norwegian Cruise Line ships for 2020. NSU, representing seafarers around the world reports that this is a successful outcome to their bargaining agreement with NCL.

 “Salary increases usually happen annually following negotiations with the companies we have agreements with.” Says the Union

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