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Crew member airlifted from Norwegian Getaway

Apr 17, 2018

The U.S. Coast Guard medevaced a 41-year-old crew member on Monday from the Norwegian Cruise Line ship, Norwegian Getaway. The cruise ship departed from Miami on April 15, and was sailing to Costa Maya when the medical emergency was requested.

Passengers Stage Mutiny on NCL cruise ship Norwegian Joy

Mar 30, 2018

Heavy fog that lasted for days at the port of Shanghai has forced several ships to cancel their voyages including the cruise ship Norwegian Joy. According to the local media, after passengers have embarked on March 27 onboard the Norwegian Cruise Line ship, specially dedicated to the Chinese market, they were informed that the voyage is canceled. Following this announcement, hundreds of passengers took to the ship’s guest relations desk to protest.

For Crew Only: How to send your packages from the cruise ship without leaving the port

Mar 19, 2018

Ever wanted to send a package to your loved ones back home, but didn’t have time or didn’t know how to do it? The friendly staff from the Company “For Crew Only” have an easy solution for this. You just need to pack the gifts you want to send back home, send them a message, and they will come to pick up your package at the port. It is that easy!

So how does it work?

Miraculous Rescue by Norwegian Epic Crew

Mar 07, 2018

A passenger on board the Norwegian Cruise Line ship, Norwegian Epic, was rescued after going overboard on Tuesday night, as the vessel sailed near the Bahamas. NCL has confirmed the incident saying that a female guest went over the rail and into the ocean. Crew rescue teams immediately responded to the emergency and lowered a life boat to search for the missing passenger around the ship. 

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Raises $2.5 Million for Hurricane Relief

Feb 21, 2018

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Top 10 List: Best and Worst Cruise Lines USPH Scores for 2017

Feb 14, 2018

2017 was a tough year for the cruise industry regarding the sanitation inspections conducted by the United States Public Health Authorities. A record number of fifteen cruise ships fail to pass the inspection, however, on the other hand, many cruise ships passed with a perfect score of 100 points. Looking at the CDC inspection scores for 2017, we decided to do an analysis and find out what is the average score of each cruise line.

Norwegian Cruise Lines hiring staff for the cruise ship Pride of America

Feb 13, 2018

Norwegian Cruise Lines is hiring staff for its cruise ship Pride of America. The company will be holding several information sessions on shipboard employment followed by a job interview across the USA. NCL is looking for energetic, hospitality-minded candidates with both recent and relevant experience in one of the following categories: 

NCL’s Next Cruise Ship To Be Named Norwegian Encore

Jan 31, 2018

The fourth member of the Norwegian Cruise Line Breakaway Plus family will be called Norwegian Encore. This was announced today by Andy Stuart, president and chief executive officer for Norwegian Cruise Line, during the steel-cutting at Meyer-Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany. With 169,000 tones, 333.5 meters long and 41.5 meters wide, Encore will be able to carry up to 3,998 passengers.

Norwegian Escape Crew Member Arrested for Smuggling Cocaine

Jan 22, 2018

A 25-year-old crew member was arrested in Falmouth, Jamaica, after police authorities conducted security checks at the pier on passengers and crew returning to the cruise ship on January 15. The arrested man is identified as Akim Loctor, from Castries, St.

NCL Pride of America in Honolulu during the False Missile Alert

Jan 14, 2018

“EMERGENCY ALERT: Ballistic missile threat inbound to Hawaii. Seek immediate shelter. This is not a drill”.

This false emergency message sent out to every cell phone in Hawaii by the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency caused widespread panic and confusion. Hawaii residents as well as tourists swept up in the panic, immediately expressed outrage.

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