It is with deep sadness that we share the news that the Royal Caribbean crew member Norman DeCastro was lost at sea. Today, April 25, US Coast Guard has suspended its search for the missing crew member who vanished off the cruise ship Liberty of the Seasin the Gulf of Mexico.
The police in Bonaire are searching for the crew member Adriana Morales de Florencio, an employee of Royal Caribbean. The young woman of Mexican Nationality left the cruise ship, Navigator of the Seas, while the vessel was in Bonaire on April 20, but did not return before departure, setting off the alarm.
Due to strong winds at the port of Civitavecchia today, MSC Magnifica hit the pier minutes after the cruise ship departed with new passengers. The collision was caused by rapid change of the wind speed – from 9 to 40 knots in less than a minute, pushing the 293-meter long vessel to the pier which sustained some damage to the portside. Watertight doors were closed, at the time of the accident and passengers were called to their muster stations as a precaution measure.
Civitavecchia Port authorities received a distress call from the Holland America Line cruise ship MS Westerdam, shortly after the vessel left the port of Civitavecchia. According to the Italian Coast Guard, there was a medical emergency for a crew member with Romanian nationality who sustained a head injury and was unconscious.
Azamara Club Cruises, the boutique cruise line of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd, has unveiled the 2019 itineraries with a new record of 250 ports of call, 45 destinations will be visited for the first time. The new itineraries will cover 69 countries, with 94 overnights and will add a total of 145 stays later than eight in the afternoon in the port.
From April 22, Pullmantur Horizon will be jam packed with 1800 ravers. The party will start in Alicante, Spain sailing to Malaga, Tarragona, Palma De Mallorca and of course Ibiza. The voyage will last eight days, with themed parties and a super night in Pacha, Ibiza.
G-Unit’s DJ Whoo Kid and the rapper Waka Flocka Flame are officially banned from Norwegian Cruise Line over a poop-related prank on Gronk’s Party Ship, the cruise hosted in February 2016, by New England Patriots star Rob Gronkowski. The Gronk cruise was on board Norwegian Pearl, and according to Whoo Kid, all celebrities from the VIP list are banned from NCL including Flo Rida, Redfoo, 3LAU, Sammy Adams, and Matt Riffe.
This year the Galungan celebration started on April 4, when bamboo poles decorated with young coconut leaf line all over Bali. On this day the Hindu followers from Bali celebrate the victory of Dharma over Adharma, marking the time when the ancestral spirits visit the Earth. As explained by a fellow crew member, this is “the day Balinese will celebrate the kindness of humanity.”
Edmonton resident, Riza Kasikcioglu, saved hundreds of people from a fatal apartment fire reports Global News. According to the news outlet, the man didn’t hesitate and quickly reacted in order to help people in the apartment building after his wife noticed smoke rising across the street.