Ship Crew News

Lifeboat falls off Grandeur of the Seas

Jan 16, 2017

The Post and Courier reports that a survival craft fell off Royal Caribbean cruise ship, Grandeur of the Seas.

3 injured on storm-battered AIDA cruise ship

Jan 16, 2017

A luxury cruise ship got caught up in the hurricane-force storm “Egon” late Friday night. The 3300 passenger German Cruise Ship, Aida Prima was battered by strong winds and powerful waves in the Northern Sea.

Tomorrow marks five years of Costa Concordia tragedy

Jan 12, 2017

Tomorrow, January 13 2017, will mark the fifth anniversary of the sinking of the cruise ship Costa Concordia near Giglio Island in which 32 people lost their lives. The youngest among the victims was a 5-year-old girl Dayana Arlotti who died together with her father William Arlotti.

Starbucks officially opens on Aida Cruise Ship

Jan 11, 2017

The German Cruise Line Aida has announced their partnership with the American premium coffeehouse chain, Starbucks. The first coffeehouse was officially open yesterday, January 10, onboard AIDA latest cruise ship AidaPrima.

Liberty of the Seas Receives Perfect U.S.P.H. Score

Jan 09, 2017

In a resent U.S.P.H. inspection conducted on January 8 2017, Royal Caribbean cruise ship Liberty of the Seas earned perfect 100 points.

Four Cruise Vacationers Die in the Fort Lauderdale airport shooting

Jan 08, 2017

Holiday cruise turned into nightmare for thousands of cruise ship passengers at Ft. Lauderdale airport after a gunman started shooting at people in the Terminal 2 luggage claim area. The 26-year-old former soldier serving in Iraq, Esteban Santiago, killed 5 and wounded 6 people. Authorities have not released the names of the victims, however news media are reporting that at least four of the five people killed were vacationers heading for a Caribbean cruise holiday.

Princess Cruises First to Implement the Ocean Medallion

Jan 05, 2017

At the world's largest tradeshow for consumer technology CES in Las Vegas, Carnival Corporation has announced the launch of wearable tech gadget called Ocean Medallion.  The world's first interactive experience platform capable of transforming cruise travel to a highly personalized holiday, will be first implemented on Princess Cruises 

350 Crew Members Lose Their Jobs After British Cruise Line Goes Bankrupt

Jan 05, 2017

The British cruise operator All Leisure Holidays has ceased its activity affecting some 400 holiday travelers and around 350 crew members. All Leisure Holidays which is a member of the British Association of travel agencies ABTA declared bankruptcy on Tuesday January 4, 2017.

Experience Life as a Mermaid on Dream Cruises

Jan 05, 2017

Hong Kong, 5 January 2017 – Have you have ever imagined what it would be like to swim with a mermaid? Myth becomes a reality for guests on Genting Dream with the visit of a ‘real’ mermaid - the aquatically astounding ‘Mermaid Kat’. This epic voyage also marks her first-ever cruise experience which will be a milestone for every passenger who joins Mermaid Kat on the upcoming 5-Night Cruise on 22 January 2017.

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