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Rescued Fishermen Send Thank you Letter to Pacific Princess Captain and the Crew

Sep 06, 2018

The three fishermen who were rescued by the cruise ship Pacific Princess after their boat sunk on August 25, sent a thank you letter praising the ship’s crew.

Crew Member Records Viral "Kiki Challenge" Video On A Cruise Ship

Sep 02, 2018

People around the world are accepting the new viral dance challenge In My Feelings Kiki by the superstar Drake. This popular dance has been sweeping internet and people are doing their own dance versions of the challenge by jumping out of the moving vehicles to the music beat.

Former Crew Member to Run The Longest Marathon From Ushuaia to Alaska

Aug 27, 2018

Many crew members have inspired thousands with their talents, creativity, achievements, and skills. However the challenge that one former cruise ship crew member will attempt to achieve is truly an epic one. Starting January 1, 2019, the young Argentinian Juan Pablo Savonitti, will run for the first time throughout the American continent, from Ushuaia, Tierra del Fuego (Argentina) to Prudhoe Bay, Alaska (USA).

Basic Safety Guidelines for Cruise Ship Crew

Aug 21, 2018

Did you know that nearly 250,000 crew members are currently employed in the cruise ship industry?  Working on a cruise ship is a dream-come-true for many and despite cruising being one of the safest forms of travel, unexpected emergencies do occur.  On 10 April this year, the MSC Armonia ran into the dock at the port of Rotan in Honduras.  Thankfully no one was injured but it could s

Disney Cruise Line - The Founding and Development

Jul 31, 2018

Magical Cruise Company Ltd., headquartered in London, United Kingdom, was incorporated as a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company in 1996 to provide cruise line services as Disney Cruise Line. The company has been in cruise ship operation since 1998 when the first of two sister-ships debuted, the MS Disney Magic. A year later the second cruise ship, MS Disney Wonder, was taken into operation.

Cruise Career Day with MSC Cruises in Kraków/ Poland – 21st September 2018

Jul 30, 2018

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Video: Man Jumps off a Ship and Lands Next to Shark

Jul 27, 2018

Talking about being in the wrong place at the wrong time. A video surfaced on the social media of a man jumping from the ship into the water when a shark appears next to him. Within seconds after he jumps off the ship a tiger shark appeared out of nowhere just a few feet from the man. You can hear people onboard screaming at him that there is a shark in the water. From the video it looks like the shark is going for his leg, fortunately, the man escapes unharmed.

Five Most Amazing Stunts Performed on Cruise Ship

Jul 26, 2018

The world of cruise ships inspires various stuntman, acrobats and illusionists to try their skills in a completely different environment at sea. Here are the top five stunts performed on a cruise ship as a promo video for various companies in partnership with the cruise lines. 

Teleportation on Royal Caribbean cruise ship Freedom of the Seas

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.

The Most Amazing Selfies Taken By Cruise Ship Crew Members

Jul 21, 2018

The never-ending pursuit of the ultimate selfie shot has reached a startling new height. Cruise ships are especially popular for that perfect selfie photo for sharing and going viral on the social media. Here are some of the most amazing selfies taken by cruise ship crew members.

Selfie On Top of a Cruise Ship

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