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Norwegian Breakaway Fails USPH Inspection

Mar 18, 2019

The cruise ship Norwegian Breakaway operated by Norwegian Cruise Line has failed the recent USPH inspection. The United States Public Health inspectors conducted an unannounced sanitation inspection on March 10, 2019, while the cruise ship was docked in New Orleans, Louisiana. After finding numerous violations the ship received a failing score of 84 points (score of 85 or below means the ship has failed the inspection). 

Homeland Security Searching For a Crew Member Who Failed To Board NCL Cruise Ship

Mar 14, 2019

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is searching for a cruise ship crew member who reportedly came to the United States but failed to board the vessel reports WAFB Channel 9. The crew member wanted by the U.S.

Terrifying Night On Norwegian Escape - Crew and Passengers Injured

Mar 05, 2019

The cruise ship Norwegian Escape was hit by a strong gust of wind, estimated at 100 knots, on Sunday, March 3, 2019, which caused the ship to tilt extremely to the port side.

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.

Cruise Passengers Find Crew Member Having Sex In Their Stateroom

Jan 21, 2019

A Scottish couple who boarded cruise ship for their dream vacation were left stunned when they found a crewman and a mystery woman having sex in their cabin, reports Sunday Post.

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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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.

Norwegian Jade Cancels Voyage Due to Major Technical Issue

Nov 19, 2018

On Sunday, November 18, NCL cruise ship Norwegian Jade experienced major technical problems while in the port of San Juan, Puerto Rico. The vessel will not be able to continue the scheduled 10 days Caribbean cruise and all passengers will get a full refund. The captain has announced that due to mechanical issues all passengers will have to disembark and fly home by Tuesday. Norwegian Cruise Line will take care of the costs of airfare, and is providing a future cruise credit to all who are onboard.

British woman rescued 10 hours after falling off Norwegian Star in the Adriatic Sea

Aug 19, 2018

A 46-year-old British woman was rescued after falling from the cruise ship Norwegian Star off the coast of Croatia, the country's coastguard reported. Croatian Coast Guard said the woman identified as Kay Longstaff was rescued 10 hours after falling into the Adriatic Sea some 45 nautical miles offshore - around 11.45 pm on Saturday.

A Security Officer tells all about his first-hand experience onboard a cruise ship

Jul 25, 2018

This is a letter sent by a well-respected Merseyside Police Officer who decided to join Norwegian Cruise Line as a Security Officer after his retirement from the Police Force. His personal experience onboard reveals what is going on behind the scenes, senior officer’s behavior and their personal ambitions, crew treatment by the senior officers and many other aspects of the ship life.

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