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Two Filipino Crew Members Severely Burned On Norwegian Escape

Nov 27, 2018

The US Coast Guard performed a medical rescue evacuation of two crewmembers who reportedly suffered from second-degree burns on the NCL cruise ship Norwegian Escape on Monday evening. A officer onboard contacted watchstanders at the Fifth District command center at 3:50 p.m. requesting an urgent medical evacuation of two Filipino crewmen, 25 and 26 years of age, who suffered burns caused by a fire in the engine room.

MSC Seaside Crew Members Traumatized After Big Raid and Interrogation

Nov 27, 2018

A big raid on the cruise ship MSC Seaside has left many crew members traumatized after they were held at a gunpoint and interrogated. Some crew members were handcuffed by Law-enforcement officers, says one crew member. The Authorities conducted the raid in the early morning hours on November 24th shortly after MSC Seaside docked in the Port Miami. Crew members say that Law-enforcement officers searched crew cabins and left them looking like hell and that the crew were taken ashore for interrogation.

MSC Seaside Crew Members Arrested For Smuggling Cocaine

Nov 26, 2018

Seven crew members were arrested in the port of Miami for smuggling cocaine reports Cruise Law News. The drug bust happened last week while the cruise ship MSC Seaside was in the port says Jim Walker, who was contacted by a crew member wishing to remain anonymous.

Court Fines P&O Captain €100,000 for using dirty fuel

Nov 26, 2018

Today the French court imposed a €100,000 fine to the captain of a cruise ship for using fuel with high sulphur levels in the port of Marseille, the first such ruling in France.

The prosecution was intended by authorities to signal that they are serious in tackling pollution from cruise ships after they found a higher level of sulphur during a check on the vessel P&O Azura.

Staff Member Reported Missing from Adventure of the Seas

Nov 24, 2018

A staff member was reported missing from the Royal Caribbean cruise ship Adventure of the Seas.

Family With Fake Passports Arrested Onboard Costa Luminosa

Nov 15, 2018

Greek authorities arrested a Turkish family at the Port of Katakolon (Olympia), who was sailing on a cruise ship with fake passports.

3 Cruise ships to be guarded by 4,000 military personnel during the APEC Summit

Nov 14, 2018

A International military force of warships, fighter jets, and elite counterterrorism units will guard the delegates during the APEC Summit held in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. Due to a shortage of hotel accommodations PNG government has chartered 3 cruise ships to be used as floating hotels guarded by a force of 4,000 international military personnel.

Police investigating possible murder on Royal Princess

Nov 13, 2018

Police in Aruba is investigating a fatal incident that occurred onboard the Royal Princess while the cruise ship was sailing from Willemstad to Oranjestad. According to reports by Cruise Law News a female passenger was pushed or fell from the lido and fell several decks on the top of a lifeboat at around 4 am.

Man wanted for crimes against public order and state security arrested on Navigator of the Seas

Nov 08, 2018

Gran Canaria Police arrested a 32-year-old British national onboard Royal Caribbean Navigator of the Seas while the cruise ship was docked in Las Palmas, reports the Spanish newspaper La Provincia.

Two Costa Cruise Ships To Be Transferred To Carnival's New Chinese Cruise Line

Nov 06, 2018

Carnival Corporation announced today the signing of a joint venture with China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC), leading to a new cruise line named “CSSC Carnival Cruise Shipping Limited”. The new China-based cruise operator will start sailing with two cruise ships currently operated by Costa Cruises. Costa Atlantica, 85.861 tons and 2,210 total passengers ship, will be transferred to the new cruise company by the end of 2019.

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