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Ed Sheeran new documentary to feature his cruise ship adventures

Feb 23, 2018

Documentary about Ed Sheeran entitled “Songwriter” is set to be released this month. The producer Murray Cummings who was working with Sheeran projects, including couple music videos was collecting footage over the years and chronicles Ed's journey as a singer/songwriter. The idea was to “capture the spark, inspiration that goes into writing songs and the initial idea behind the hits.

MSC Cruises is hiring thousands of crew and you can apply online

Feb 23, 2018

MSC Cruises, the world's largest privately owned cruise company, has initiated a massive recruitment drive to hire 36,000 shipboard and shoreside personnel by 2028. The Company’s 2017-2026 business plan is set for the arrival of 12 new ships divided into three different classes, Meraviglia, Seaside and World.

Ferry Explosion Injures 25 Passengers In Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Feb 22, 2018

An explosion on a ferry in Playa del Carmen, Mexico left 25 passengers injured, one of them in critical condition. The incident occurred while people were about to disembark at the dock in Playa del Carmen Maritime Terminal. Suddenly loud explosion ripped off the ship, sending a fireball to the sky and debris on each side of the boat docked, with people nearby. According to reports, passengers ran screaming from the boat after the blast at 1 pm local time.

Celebrity Cruises guests and crew plant more than 30,000 in Galapagos

Feb 22, 2018

Celebrity Cruises is growing a greener tomorrow on the Galapagos Islands. The cruise line has worked together with Galapagos National Park to plant more than 30,000 trees in Los Gemelos on Santa Cruz Island, conserving the pristine Galapagos archipelago, home to unique flora and fauna which can’t be found anywhere in the world. 

The biggest game of hide and seek hosted on board Ovation of the Seas

Feb 21, 2018

The Biggest Game of Hide & Seek kicked off onboard Royal Caribbean Ovation of the Seas on Sunday, 18 February 2018, while the ship was docked at the Overseas Passenger Terminal in Sydney, Australia. Players were divided into two groups, Kid’s Round - aged 8-14, and Adult’s Round - aged 15 and over.

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Raises $2.5 Million for Hurricane Relief

Feb 21, 2018

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Carnival to investigate security response after Carnival Legend incident

Feb 19, 2018

Carnival Cruise line will launch an internal investigation following the actions taken by their security personnel during the incident onboard Carnival Legend. “The actions seen on the video by our security team are not in line with our values and policies.

Missing Crew Member in Rio Found Alive and Well

Feb 15, 2018

Antonio Triano Perez, 36-year-old Spanish crew member working as an animator on the cruise ship MSC Poesia was reported missing in Rio de Janeiro. The cruise ship docked on February 12, for the Rio Carnival and stayed overnight when Antonio disembarked alone and took a cab. When he didn’t come back to the ship his friend reported the missing person to the ship’s authorities and took to the social media to find him.

Norwegian Cruise Lines hiring staff for the cruise ship Pride of America

Feb 13, 2018

Norwegian Cruise Lines is hiring staff for its cruise ship Pride of America. The company will be holding several information sessions on shipboard employment followed by a job interview across the USA. NCL is looking for energetic, hospitality-minded candidates with both recent and relevant experience in one of the following categories: 

Costa Cruises awarded “Top Employer in Italy"

Feb 11, 2018

Costa Cruises was named “Top Employer in Italy" for the fifth consecutive year, recognized as one of the best Italian companies to work for. The Italian Cruise Line was awarded this prestigious Top Employers Italy 2018 certificate by the Top Employers Institute.

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