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MSC Divina Crew Not Allowed To Disembark In New York Because Of Cruise Ship Deserter

Mar 18, 2019

MSC Divina crew member has contacted Crew Center saying that no one from the ship’s onboard personnel was allowed to go ashore when the vessel docked in New York on March 17. The reason for this decision by the captain is because one crew member failed to report back to the ship while Divina was docked in Miami on March 14. According to our source, the crew member who didn’t return to the ship was Indian national working as a Pool boy. 

MSC Cruises Makes Service Charges For Crew Mandatory

Feb 26, 2019

Starting from March 31, 2019, the daily service charges will be mandatory on all MSC cruise ships, and passengers will no longer be able to make cancelation at the end of the cruise.

MSC Seaview Crew Not Allowed To Go Ashore Following The Outbreak Onboard

Feb 22, 2019

Nearly nine thousand people, including passengers and crew of the cruise MSC Seaview, were vaccinated against measles in the port of Santos, Sao Paulo, after confirming that 13 employees onboard showed symptoms of the virus.

MSC Cruise Ships Collide in Buenos Aires

Feb 21, 2019

Two MSC sister ships collided at the Port of Buenos Aires, Argentina on February 20, 2019. The accident happened when the cruise liner MSC Orchestra lost control while maneuvering in the port and started drifting towards MSC Poesia which was moored at that time at the south dock. With a local pilot onboard and assistance from two tug boats, MSC Orchestra still managed to collide sustaining minor damage on the starboard side.

13 Crew Members With Suspected Rubella Virus On MSC Seaview

Feb 16, 2019

The cruise ship MSC Seaview arrived this morning in the Port of Santos, Brazil with 13 crew members suspected of having a rubella virus. The information was confirmed by the Brazil National Sanitary Surveillance Agency (ANVISA) and by the Health Department of Santos. A medical team of three doctors and six nurses boarded the cruise ship to assist the National Sanitary Surveillance Agency in the investigation and to collect samples from the patients.

Six Packages Of Cocaine Discovered On The Cruise Ship MSC Divina

Jan 30, 2019

Mexican authorities seized six packets of cocaine on board the cruise ship MSC Divina docked at the Port of Cozumel, Mexico, on January 29.

MSC Cruises celebrates MSC Grandiosa flotation ceremony

Jan 11, 2019

MSC Cruises, the world's largest private-owned cruise company together with one of the world's leading shipbuilders Chantiers de l'Atlantique, celebrated the flotation ceremony of MSC Grandiosa. The latest MSC cruise liner is in the shipyard of Saint Nazaire, France, where the work will continue until final delivery in October 2019.

Video: Brazil Vs Philippines - Crew Dance Battle On Cruise Ship

Jan 04, 2019

An epic crew party took place on December 26, onboard the cruise ship MSC Fantasia. Brazilian and Filipino crew members decided to put their talents to the test in a friendly dance-off battle during an open deck party.

Best ports to catch New Year’s Eve fireworks by cruise ship

Dec 26, 2018

Celebrating the New Year’s Eve on a cruise ship is an unforgettable experience. The dazzling New Year's party and the spectacular fireworks observed from a cruise ship is a unique event. Here are our thoughts on the best ports of call to see the top pyrotechnics around the world from a cruise ship!

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Video: MSC Poesia battered by rough seas

Dec 15, 2018

The cruise ship MSC Poesia was caught in a storm while sailing off the coast of Uruguay. 

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