Royal Caribbean

Here are the three finalists for Harmony of the Seas Godmother

Oct 12, 2016

Royal Caribbean is proud to announce the three finalists of Royal Caribbean’s search for South Florida hometown hero in education. You are invited to vote for this three inspiring ambassadors of education and vote for the future Harmony of the Seas Godmother with most positive influence on South Florida’s youth.

Hurricane Matthew: List of all Cruise Ships Itinerary Changes

Oct 06, 2016

The headaches for cruise lines, ports and passengers is going to be enormous over the next few days. Below is a list of cruise ships that are affected today and the following days by Hurricane Matthew. Wishing the best for all of you in the storms path.

Royal Caribbean Allure Of The Seas At Sea - Was Falmouth - Storm Deviation 10/5/2016 

Empress of the Seas Itinerary Affected by Hurricane Matthew

Oct 05, 2016

Royal Caribbean cruise ship, Empress of the Seas will not be able to dock in Miami due to precaution measures implemented by the port authorities. The cruise capital will be closed to all vessels from Wednesday, October 5, as Hurricane Matthew looming on Florida. The Miami Port will close all marine traffic until further notice. Scheduled arrival on Thursday of Royal Caribbean Empress of the Seas will be delayed, and the cruise ship is expected to dock on Friday. Boarding on Friday will take place as soon as the ship receives green light from Port Miami authorities.

An Inside Look at Royal Caribbean’s Training Center in the Philippines

Oct 02, 2016

Royal Caribbean Cruises is operating a training facility in Maragondon Cavite, Philippines, managed by PHILCAMSAT - Philippine Center for Advanced Maritime Simulation and Training. The company currently employs around 11.000 Filipino crew members working on board the world’s largest cruise ships and plans to hire up to 30.000 Pinoy crew in the following years. Therefore Royal Caribbean is investing in state-of-the-art training facility in Maragondon Cavite.

What’s Inside the Mystery Box Loaded on Cruise ship?

Sep 23, 2016

This mystery box was loaded on the Royal Caribbean cruise ship Independence of the Seas in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on a 4-day voyage with stop in Grand Turk before returning with a new owner. Inside the box was a custom made motorcycle, presented as a ruffle grand price. The award-winning visionary and builder behind Deadwood Choppers Kustom Motorcycles, Mr. Jack Fiorvante, donated this custom build motorcycle.

Rhapsody of the Seas Damaged During Storm in Greece

Sep 19, 2016

Royal Caribbean Rhapsody of the Seas has been damaged by a strong winds that the ship encountered this morning. The ship was hit by powerful wind at 5:00 AM waking up all passengers onboard, while sailing near Greek Isles. The ship sustained damages in public areas and several large windows in the dinning room have been broken.  There are also reports that the ship heavily listed and water poured from the pool deck to several decks bellow.

The Ultimate Guide for Surviving your 1st Cruise Ship Contract

Sep 17, 2016

There are number of things you need to know before you start your first adventure as a crew member. This guide will help you during your first couple of months on board. It is better to know this important pointers then to learn it the hard way. 

Here is how you can help the family of deceased Harmony of the Seas crewman

Sep 15, 2016

 

Many of you have emailed me after yesterday’s note about the loss of our colleague Ariel Leyson and asked what you could do to help.

1 Crew Member Dead 2 Seriously Injured on Harmony of the Seas

Sep 13, 2016

Just over three months after its inaugural cruise, Harmony of the Seas, the largest cruise ship in the world, is a scene of a serious accident. According to information provided by the French newspaper "La Provence", a lifeboat with five crew members inside detached off deck 5 crashing into the sea.  One crew member has been killed and two other crew are critically injured after a lifeboat fell while the ship conducted lifeboat drill in the French port of Marseille on Tuesday, September 13.

Staff Member is Suing Royal Caribbean for $1 Million

Sep 13, 2016

Former staff member working as a musician on Royal Caribbean is suing the cruise line for negligence led to an unsafe work environment aboard, that caused injuries to the plaintiff. SE Texas Record reports that the victim, Gerald Dahir of Harbor City, California, filed a lawsuit in Galveston Southern District Court against Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd., for violation of the Jones Act. 

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