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.
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.
The Royal Caribbean cruise ship Anthem of the Seas, which left from Cape Liberty, New Jersey, toward Bermuda faced high winds from the Tropical Storm Hermine. The rough conditions worsened early Sunday when the cruise ship started swaying. According to one passenger from New Jersey the waves were up to 40 feet with wind gusts up to 100 knots. On-board photo shows the current screen showing 98 knots wind.
Royal Caribbean passenger sailing on Grandeur of the Seas was found dead in his cabin yesterday afternoon while the cruise ship was in Bermuda. According to Bernews, police authorities received a report of a death of 45-year-old US citizen.
A Chinese woman sailing on the Royal Caribbean cruise ship Mariner of the Seas has been rescued by a fishing vessel after she fell overboard. The accident happened on August 10, when the ship was returning back to its homeport in Shanghai. First to notice her disappearance was her family who informed the ships officers. All crew were engaged in an on board search operation, but they could not find the 32 year-old woman. Ship’s captain notified the Coast Guard, and search and rescue operation was initiated.
Take a look at the daily operations of the Royal Caribbean hotel director Gary Davies on board Anthem of the Seas. In the video blow he explains the daily operations, work responsibilities and interaction with the guests. Gary Davies sees to every detail that impacts the hotel department and overall guest experience. Watch as he gives a behind-the-scenes tour at managing the day-to-day operations on Anthem of the Seas to ensure unforgettable vacation for all guests.
The star of the 90s TV show Baywatch, David Hasselhoff, will be the Captain for this year’s floating party festival “It’s the Ship” on Royal Caribbean cruise ship Mariner of the Seas. Best known for playing the role of the sexy lifeguard Mitch Buchannon on Baywatch, and Kinght Rider, David Hasselhoff will be host on the third edition of Asia’s largest EDM festival at sea.
An 8-year-old boy is in critical condition after nearly drowning on Royal Caribbean Anthem of the Seas. The terrible accident happened on Thursday, just two hours after the cruise ship departed from its homeport Bayonne, N.J. The boy fell into a pool and remained in the water for eight minutes before being discovered by crew members. Ships medical staff quickly responded to the scene and performed CPR establishing a pulse.
Royal Caribbean announced plans for their ultra-modern new cruise terminal in Miami, Florida capable of handling the world’s largest cruise ships. The new cruise terminal will be a striking addition to Port of Miami and will serve as homeport to Royal Caribbean International ships, including the 5,400-passenger Oasis-class ships. After the global competition held between five of the world's leading architectural firms, Royal Caribbean has selected the company Broadway Malyan to design the new terminal.
After the $50 million refurbishment It appears that Royal Caribbean's Empress of the Seas is experiencing a technical problems in one of the ships engines. Cruise Critic is reporting that due to engine troubles the cruise ship is forced to reroute its current voyage and reduce rate of speed.