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A day in the life of a Sports Staff on Cruise Ship

Apr 11, 2019

A day in the life of a sports staff. Firstly, it can be extremely different from ship class to ship class. I have only worked within a medium-size class of ship where there have been around 1000+ crew members and only 3000+ passengers. This sounds like a fair amount, but compare this to the ships that hold over 5000+ passengers, were looking a medium scale ship.

Crew ID Card and Name Tag

Apr 10, 2019

The Crew Pass, also known as Crew Card, is the crew member's identification card, this is the most important document for a crew member. There are various information’s related to the crew member identity such as crew members photo, name, work position, nationality, passport number, date of admission, official number, and barcode. 

Ship life advises for the first time crew

Apr 10, 2019

For all the first time joining crew on cruise ships, It is good to know these tips before sign on. You will work 10 to 12 hours a day (sometimes 14 hours), each day for the entire duration of a 6 to 8 months contract. Besides your regular work schedules, there are also other duties, responsibilities, and activities that you need to know. Hopefully, this article will present you with the bigger picture of life at sea, and help you prepare better.

Crew Member Helps Asylum Seeker to Fled Dubai Fearing her Life

Feb 13, 2019

The story of the Emirati woman Hind Mohammed Albolooki, who fled her family in Dubai fearing for her life, made headlines around the world. The 42-year-old mother of four children reports that she fled Dubai after her influential family threatened her. She informs that the threat was ignited due to her requesting divorce from her husband.

Video: NCL Epic Crashes Into Dock in San Juan

Feb 12, 2019

The NCL cruise ship Norwegian Epic, crushed into dock in San Juan, Puerto Rico causing structural damage to the pier. After experiencing power loss yesterday, Epic had to cancel ports in Tortola and St. Thomas and arrived today in San Juan with the help of tug boats for repairs.

Smoke and Medical Evacuation of a Crew Member on Carnival Sensation

Feb 12, 2019

A crew member who was in need of urgent shoreside medical care was airlifted from Carnival Sensation by the US Coast Guard on February 9. The cruise ship which was sailing towards Cozumel was diverted to Key West, Florida to rendezvous with a U.S. Coast Guard helicopter for a medical evacuation. Because of the medical emergency, the stop to Cozumel was canceled.

Princess Cruises Announces Senior Officers For Sky Princess

Feb 12, 2019

Princess Cruises has announced the senior officers for its latest cruise ship Sky Princess which will join the fleet in October 2019.

Interesting Hobbies: Crew member makes motorcycle models out of Champagne covers

Feb 10, 2019

Meet Ronnie Richard Pineer, TUI Cruises crew member from Nicaragua working as a bar waiter on the cruise ship Mein Schiff 2. In his free time on board, Ronnie makes amazing motorcycle models from recycled champagne covers, corks and wire. What other people see it as a waste Ronnie uses it to make a piece of art and gives these crafts as present to the guests.

The Princess Reunion | A Production by Singapore Cruise Society

Feb 04, 2019

P&O Arcadia Breaks From Moorings in Bermuda

Dec 17, 2018

The P&O cruise ship Arcadia broke mooring lines today while the vessel was docked at Kings Wharf, Bermuda. The ship which was staying overnight broke free at around 2:53 am local time due to strong winds. According to the PTZ Video posted online from the Port Bermuda webcam, Arcadia drifted backwards and sideways for a short period of time before the ship’s crew brought maneuvering power back. The ship was safely brought to the dock and no injuries are reported.

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