Ship Crew News

Protesters in Venice chained themselves to a giant cruise ship

Sep 19, 2017

“No Grandi Navi Committee”, a group that fights for the removal of cruise ships from the Venice lagoon staged a strange protest in the port yesterday. Several members disguised as animals, chained themselves to the cruise ship Thomson Dream while the vessel was moored. Afterwards, they lighted red smoke flares and placed a banner next to the ship “Save the planet – Save the Lagoon. Stop climate chaos – Stop cruise ships.”

Crystal Cruises CEO Edie Rodriguez Resigns

Sep 19, 2017

Crystal Cruises charismatic and energetic President and CEO, Edie Rodriguez, has resigned from the company just when she enabled the incredible expansion of Crystal Cruises since 2013. According to a statement, her departure was “very friendly “as she announced the intention of joining another company in the coming weeks.

Hurricane Jose to affect Carnival and Princess Itineraries

Sep 19, 2017

The latest Atlantic Hurricane Jose has prompt cruise lines to change their itineraries. Jose is currently off the coast of South Carolina and is projected to follow the Eastern seaboard as a hurricane force storm until Tuesday before weakening as it heads further north.

After Hurricane Irma Celebrity Equinox Delivers Supplies in Antigua

Sep 14, 2017

On a recent visit to Antigua Celebrity Equinox crew delivered much-needed help to the people of this Caribbean island devastated by Hurricane Irma. The President and CEO of Celebrity Cruises, Lisa Lutoff-Perlo shared on her twitter account these photos with a comment "Our @CelebrityCruise Equinox in #Antigua brings 1st assistance to #Barbuda #HurricaneIrma victims makes us so proud. #Caringforeachother,"

Crew member who forced a miscarriage on Norwegian Dawn is released by court

Sep 14, 2017

A crew member which was arrested together with her partner in Bermuda on August 7, 2017, for causing her own miscarriage has been released by the Supreme Court. She and her partner, booth crew members of the cruise ship Norwegian Dawn walked free from the court in Bermuda yesterday, reports The Royal Gazette.

Costa Cruises first LNG vessel to be named Costa Smeralda

Sep 13, 2017

Costa Cruises revealed the name of its latest cruise ship, Costa Smeralda set to debut in October 2019. The news was announced during the steel cutting ceremony today at Meyer Turku shipyard in Finland. Costa Smeralda will be the first vessel in Costa Cruises Fleet to be powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG), the world’s cleanest burning fossil fuel. The vessel will exceed 180,000 gross tons with more than 2,600 staterooms for a total capacity of 6,600 passengers onboard.

Hurricane Irma: Royal Caribbean evacuates 2 former Staff Members on Adventure of the Seas. Help Needed

Sep 12, 2017

Royal Caribbean crew members joined forces on the social media to help two of its former co-workers stranded on St. Martin after the devastating wreck that Hurricane Irma left on the island.

Silversea to build $310 million cruise ship Silver Moon

Sep 12, 2017

The luxury cruise line Silversea and the Italian Shipbuilder Fincantieri have signed an agreement for a new 40,700 gross tons cruise ship named Silver Moon.

This new vessel will be twin ship of the Silver Muse, and will join the fleet in 2020.The contract signed between Silversea Cruises and Fincantieri has a value of about 310 million euros.

MSC Cruises Rehires Child Molester

Sep 12, 2017

The regional court in Hamburg, Germany sentenced a 45-year-old Indian man working as a cabin steward on MSC Cruises. The crew member identified as Caetano D. confessed that in 2015 he had abused a 10-year-old boy on a Baltic cruise aboard MSC Orchestra, reports the German Magazine Bild.

Hurricane Irma: NCL Deploys Norwegian Sky for Rescue Mission in St. Thomas

Sep 09, 2017

Norwegian Cruise Line is sending one of its cruise ships to a rescue mission in the Caribbean. Norwegian Sky is currently sailing towards St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands to retrieve some 2,000 travelers who were unable to evacuate the island prior to the devastating Hurricane. 

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