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Top 8 Richest People in the Cruise Industry 2018

Mar 15, 2018

There's rich. And then there's world's richest people rich. Using the data from the Forbes Billionaires chart 2018, we put together a list of the 8 richest people in the cruise industry. Forbes updates its data regularly, and our list is based on the latest data available for March 15, 2018.

Brazilian Crew Member Sentenced to 15 Months In Prison

Mar 14, 2018

Renan Dias Da Rocha Gomes, a former Disney Cruise Line employee has been sentenced to 15 months in prison for embezzling more than $275,000 from The Walt Disney Company. The 32-year-old Brazilian National, who was working as a merchandise host aboard the Disney Wonder was arrested by the FBI on October 27, 2017, when the cruise ship made port in San Diego. At the Court hearing before the U.S. District Judge Cathy A.

Royal Caribbean Co-Founder Gjert Wilhelmsen Has Passed Away

Mar 13, 2018

The Co-Founder of Royal Caribbean and Shipowner, Gjert Wilhelmsen passed away on February 28, 2018, at the age of 91. Together with his brother Arne and two more Norwegian shipping companies they founded Royal Caribbean Cruise Line in 1969. 

Filipino Crew Member Medevaced from Celebrity Infinity

Mar 12, 2018

Celebrity Infinity crew member was airlifted on Friday after suffering a heart attack on board while the vessel was sailing to Puerto Williams, Chile. Ship’s captain notified the authorities and requested emergency medical evacuation. 

Royal Caribbean new “All Access Crew Life Tour.” Are you ready for this?

Mar 10, 2018

Ladies and gentleman, young and old, for the first time in the world for the low price of $79 per guest you can now marvel at a behind the scenes tour of the illusive crew members life on board Royal Caribbean cruise ships. Yes, you heard it right, guests can now book a new tour named "All Access Crew Life Tour" on selected sailings.

Pacific Eden will leave P&O Cruises Australia fleet

Mar 09, 2018

Next year P&O will say farewell to their cruise ship Pacific Eden. The company announced that starting next year the vessel will be sailing under the banner of the cruise company, Cruise & Maritime Voyages.

Queen Mary 2 Crew Awarded Medal For Seamanship

Mar 09, 2018

Queen Mary 2 Captain Chris Wells, and his crew received a Medal for Seamanship presented by The Royal Cruising Club honoring them for the rescue of a skipper in the Atlantic. The ceremony was held at The Royal Cruising Club in Knightsbridge on March 1, where Captain Wells and Skipper Wheatley who was rescued by Cunard’s flagship jointly received the award.

Cruise Ship Crew responsible for spreading Norovirus between voyages?

Mar 08, 2018

A recent study released by the US Royal Society Open Science conducted on a cruise ship claims that the usual sanitation measures such as cleaning and isolating people affected by Norovirus, don't do much to protect existing and oncoming passengers and crew on board. A computer-based model of a norovirus outbreak on a cruise ship suggests that the crew could be responsible for spreading the bug between voyages to new passengers.

Carnival Cruise Ship Loses Anchor near San Juan

Mar 08, 2018

Carnival Glory was stranded for several hours outside the port of San Juan, Puerto Rico due to mechanical damage of one of its anchors. The ship’s anchor mechanism was activated for unexplained reasons and released around 200 feet of chain while the vessel was almost a mile from the port. Ships officers tried to retrieve the starboard anchor but without success, because it was stuck at the seabed. Coast Guard in San Juan, responded to the scene sending two tug boats to assist the ship.

DJ David Guetta Live Concert At AIDAnova Christening ceremony

Mar 08, 2018

The German Cruise Line Aida Cruises is planning a major event in Papenburg, for the christening ceremony of its latest cruise ship "Aida Nova". The new cruise ship, which can run on low-emission liquefied natural gas (LNG) will be christened on Friday, August 31, at the Meyer shipyard in Papenburg and at the same time a live concert is scheduled with the iconic DJ David Guetta.

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