Ship Crew News

PortMiami sets new record 52,000 cruise passengers in a single-day

Dec 10, 2018

PortMiami, the cruise capital of the world received record-breaking 52,000 cruise passengers in one day.  Nine cruise ships were docked on December 9th including Carnival Horizon, Carnival Magic, Disney Magic, FRS Caribbean San Gwann, MSC Divina, Norwegian Getaway, Oceania Riviera, Empress of the Seas and Al

Celebrity Millennium Officer Found Dead in His Cabin

Dec 08, 2018

A fellow crew member has informed Crew Center that a young officer working onboard Celebrity Millennium was found dead in his cabin on December 6, just one day before the ship arrived in Singapore. According to the source, the officer is identified as Anton Ilichev from Ukraine who was working as a Suite Manager. Anton was working for Celebrity Cruises for several contracts.

Princess Cruises facing hefty fine after gas-cylinder explosion kills Filipino crew member

Dec 06, 2018

An investigation report was presented by Maritime New Zealand at the Dunedin District Court regarding the fatal incident onboard the cruise ship Emerald Princess in which one Filipino crewman died in a gas cylinder explosion.

Celebrity Edge Baptized By The Nobel Laureate Malala Yousafzai

Dec 06, 2018

The most anticipated cruise ship of the year, Celebrity Edge was officially baptized during a Tuesday ceremony at Port Everglades by the godmother Malala Yousafzai. In front of 3,000 guests, employees, crew members and students this magnificent vessel was the first to be baptized by a Nobel Prize Laureate.

Carnival Cruise Line New Mega Ship To Be Named Mardi Gras

Dec 06, 2018

Carnival Cruise Line is honoring the company’s rich history by naming their latest groundbreaking vessel after their first cruise ship Mardi Gras launched in 1972.

The announcement was made at the end of Wednesday’s broadcast of “Wheel of Fortune” using the game show’s signature puzzle board.

Cruise ship hits Key West Pier. Damage estimated at half-million dollars

Dec 05, 2018

The cruise ship Silver Spirit got into trouble last week in Key West hitting a concrete block when trying to leave the harbor. 

New Chinese concessioner opens its first duty free store on cruise ship

Dec 03, 2018

A new player in the international duty-free market has just started to operate its first stores on the Costa Cruises ship, Costa Atlantica. After some fierce competition from many international duty-free companies back in July this year, China Duty Free Group CDFG has won the tender launched by Carnival Corporation for operating retail shops on Costa Atlantica.

Carnival Cruise Line Increases Beverage Gratuities by 3% - Bar Department to Get 1,5% Increase

Nov 29, 2018

In a letter signed by Richard Morse, Senior Vice President Hotel Operation, Carnival Cruise Line announced the increase of the automatic gratuity charges for all beverage sales and a la carte dining outlets. This increase will be reflected in the Bar Department paychecks starting December 2018.

Penelope Cruz Stars in the new Costa Cruises Promo Video

Nov 28, 2018

The Italian cruise line Costa Cruises presented a new campaign with a video spot starring Penelope Cruz in which she will become a beautiful mermaid, enchanted by the sound coming from the Costa cruise ship.

Two Filipino Crew Members Severely Burned On Norwegian Escape

Nov 27, 2018

The US Coast Guard performed a medical rescue evacuation of two crewmembers who reportedly suffered from second-degree burns on the NCL cruise ship Norwegian Escape on Monday evening. A officer onboard contacted watchstanders at the Fifth District command center at 3:50 p.m. requesting an urgent medical evacuation of two Filipino crewmen, 25 and 26 years of age, who suffered burns caused by a fire in the engine room.

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