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TUI Crew Says Farewell to Mein Schiff 1

Apr 18, 2018

After almost nine years in service Mein Schiff 1, the cruise ship that inaugurated the TUI Cruises brand leaves the fleet. TUI Cruises said goodbye to Mein Schiff on April 11, 2018, having been part of the company from May 15, 2009. The first TUI ship, that launched the German brand with capacity for 1,924 passengers, was purchased by Celebrity Cruises under the name Celebrity Galaxy. 

New Guinness World Record: The World's Largest LEGO Cruise Ship Revealed

Apr 17, 2018

It is official, the world’s largest cruise ship replica made with LEGO blocks is Hong Kong's Dream Cruises vessel “World Dream”.  The world’s largest cruise ship replica was constructed in two months using more than 2.5 million LEGO blocks, with the help of LEGO certified professional, Andy Hung and some 1,000 volunteers.

Crew member airlifted from Norwegian Getaway

Apr 17, 2018

The U.S. Coast Guard medevaced a 41-year-old crew member on Monday from the Norwegian Cruise Line ship, Norwegian Getaway. The cruise ship departed from Miami on April 15, and was sailing to Costa Maya when the medical emergency was requested.

Scam: 40% Discount for a Cruise with Family and Friends Program

Apr 16, 2018

A 40-year-old woman in Rome, Italy has devised a new method to steal the money of acquaintances offering them a family cruise with a 40% discount. The woman was claiming to be a sister of a respectable employee of Costa Cruises who was working in the head office, and thanks to the family and friends program she can access more than favorable discounts. She lured her victims with a tempting offer on the purchase of cruise packages.

Five Reasons Why Crew Members Love European Cruise Season

Apr 16, 2018

The Caribbean Season is over Hello Mediterranean. More than 100 cruise ships are making their Transatlantic cruise this year from the Caribbean to the Med. The transatlantic voyage is a long one, sometimes up to six days at sea before reaching the land. For those lucky ones who are working on cruise ships setting sail to Europe this season I’m sure you are looking forward to the adventure.

MSC Opera Crew Member Reveals Her Shocking Story Why She Decided Never Again to Board the Ship

Apr 12, 2018

MSC Opera crew member who went missing in George Town, revealed her shocking story in a Court why she decided to stay in Grand Cayman and never return to the cruise ship.

Kathryn Whittaker becomes the first female Canadian cruise ship captain

Apr 12, 2018

The German cruise operator Sea Cloud Cruises has announced the promotion of Kathryn Whittaker to captain of the 5-star cruise ship SEA CLOUD II. Whittaker is the first female Canadian captain of a passenger cruise ship and first female captain in the fleet of SEA CLOUD CRUISES.

MSC Cruises will pay $500.000 in damages after MSC Armonia crash into the pier in Roatan

Apr 11, 2018

The authorities of the Merchant Navy have finalized the damage evaluation to the Port of Roatan infrastructure caused by the crash of the cruise ship MSC Armonia. According to the newspaper El Heraldo, the Insurance company of MSC will have to pay 13 Million Honduran Lempira which equals around 550.000 US Dollars.

MSC cruise ship crashes into pier in Roatan, Honduras

Apr 11, 2018

The cruise ship MSC Armonia had an incident and ran into the dock at the port of Roatan, Honduras today, April 10. A video of the incident was shared on YouTube by several sources shows the cruise ship allided with the dock, and briefly going aground on a beach just past the pier. 

Medical Evacuation on P&O Britannia

Apr 10, 2018

The Spanish sea search and rescue team of the organization -Salvamento Marítimo, evacuated today a British passenger sailing on the cruise ship P&O Britannia. 

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