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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. 

MSC Opera Missing Crew Member Located In Grand Cayman

Apr 04, 2018

After seven days search for the missing person Royal Cayman Islands Police have finally located the 34-year-old MSC Opera crewmember Yusmaidys Ortiz Perez. The Cuban national left the cruise ship in George Town, Grand Cayman and failed to return back onboard. 

MSC Opera Crew Member Missing In Grand Cayman

Mar 28, 2018

A 34-year-old MSC Opera crew member is reported missing in Grand Cayman. The woman identified as Yusmaidys Ortiz Perez from Havana, Cuba was reported missing after she disembarked the ship and failed to come back before MSC Opera departure from George Town.

MSC Bellissima to be baptized in Southampton in 2019

Mar 27, 2018

MSC Cruises announced the baptizing ceremony of their latest cruise ship MSC Bellissima, will be held in the Port of Southampton UK, on March 2, 2019. The cruise line made this announcement in London as part of the presentation of the company's new brochure 2019/2020 for travel agents and media.

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.

MSC Cruises is hiring thousands of crew and you can apply online

Feb 23, 2018

MSC Cruises, the world's largest privately owned cruise company, has initiated a massive recruitment drive to hire 36,000 shipboard and shoreside personnel by 2028. The Company’s 2017-2026 business plan is set for the arrival of 12 new ships divided into three different classes, Meraviglia, Seaside and World.

Missing Crew Member in Rio Found Alive and Well

Feb 15, 2018

Antonio Triano Perez, 36-year-old Spanish crew member working as an animator on the cruise ship MSC Poesia was reported missing in Rio de Janeiro. The cruise ship docked on February 12, for the Rio Carnival and stayed overnight when Antonio disembarked alone and took a cab. When he didn’t come back to the ship his friend reported the missing person to the ship’s authorities and took to the social media to find him.

Cruise to Ports App – Cruise Ships and Port Schedules Search Engine

Nov 27, 2017

Cruise to Ports web app is the fastest and most versatile search engine for cruise ships and port-of-call arrivals. Primarily this app is intended for cruise passengers, crew members, and port stakeholders use. The purpose of this app is to give analytical and informative data of cruise ships location at any given time thru the entire year. By combining ships itineraries the app can display six results ranging from:

Is Sambal Forbidden on MSC Cruise Ships?

Nov 26, 2017

I have received a message from MSC Cruises crew member saying that the onboard security officers are confiscating the sauce SAMBAL from the Indonesian crew. Allegedly the sign-on crew which has brought sambal from back home are not allowed to bring it on the ship and security takes the sauce. Now you will say it’s not a big deal and why bother to write about it. Well, that’s not all.

MSC Grandiosa, The First MSC Meraviglia Plus Cruise Ship

Nov 17, 2017

A grandiose name for a truly grandiose cruise ship. MSC Cruises first vessel of the Meraviglia Plus Class will be named MSC Grandiosa. The name was announced during the steel-cutting and coin ceremony for the Meraviglia-class ship MSC Bellissima in the STX shipyard in St. Nazaire, France.

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