Ship Life

Crew Video: You can have fun during USPH cleaning

Oct 30, 2017

Crew members always have a hard time when USPH deep cleaning needs to be done. However, these crew members prove that sometimes you can have fun during USPH cleaning.

Crew Members Raising Money to Help Honky Tonk Crew Bar in St Maarten

Sep 18, 2017

Hurricane Irma left devastation to the Caribbean islands, and St Maarten was one of the hardest hit. There aren't words to describe the impact that Irma left behind, causing catastrophic damage to thousands of homes and businesses. The crew members favorite spot, Honky Tonk Bar in St Maarten was also destroyed.  That’s why Cara Charne, a Royal Caribbean crew member has started a fundraising to help the owners rebuild this special place with many great memories.

Red Bull Cliff Diver hired by Royal Caribbean

Sep 05, 2017

Jucelino Junior is a 33-year-old Brazilian high diving athlete who is competing in the Red Bull Cliff Diving Championship. After first making his cliff diving debut in 2009 he become permanent diver in the 2015 Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series. Today he is also part of the Royal Caribbean crew performing on Allure of the Seas as a high diver.

Costa Cruises to Implement Zero Tolerance Alcohol Policy For Officers

Aug 12, 2017

Zero alcohol policy for all no discrimination. This comment on the social media by Costa Cruises Chief Electrical Engineer Roberto Pibiri sparked huge debate between crew and officers. As of August 19th, Costa Cruises will implement zero tolerance alcohol policy for employees working in the engine department, bridge officers, medical and deck department. This means that they are not allowed have alcohol in the crew bar, disco or any bars aboard the ship.

Your Voice Matters – Sign the Crew Members Rights Petition

Jul 28, 2017

The Brazilian Sivlana Costa is raising her voice on behalf of the crew members rights in a form of petition. She along with other Brazilian cruise ship employees has expressed dissatisfaction with the changes that have taken place in the agreement signed by the Cruise Lines and MPT companies in November 2016. According to her, the law needs to be more flexible, giving the crew power of choice and not just obey by something that was imposed. 

Kiwi Musician releases the first ever ship crew album “Ship Life”

Jul 25, 2017

How can you describe crew member’s ship life? The cruise ship, as many cruise directors love to say is crew member’s home away from home, and as funny as it seems they are right. This is not your typical nine to five job, when after you go home to your wife and kids and for weekends relax and enjoy. Cruise employees work, live, fall in love, and party together 24/7.

Fantastic poem by a sailor to his love “A SAILOR'S LAST LETTER”

Jul 25, 2017
  • My Love,
  • I shall write this letter, however, I won't give it to you...
  • If I die while I'm away, I pray they hand it to you...

Only for Crew: How you Become “Babaloo” on Cruise Ship

Jul 07, 2017

Do you really like to know how will be your first contract as a crew member, and how is the ship life on a cruise ship? Here is a quick video guide of how you become Babaloo for the cruise company.

Three cruise ship bartenders will compete in Diageo semi-finals

Jun 20, 2017

Lazar Milosavljevic from Celebrity Cruises, Claudio Santos Liborio from Seabourn Cruise Line and Marc McArthur from Norwegian Cruise Line will compete in the next round at the Diageo Bar 396 in Miami. This three crew members topped the competition from hundreds of bartenders representing all major cruise lines and only one will go on to Diageo Global Travel at the World Class Bartender of the Year finals which will be in Mexico City from 20-24 August 2017.

Azamara Journey and Quest – Two Sisters Meet in Barcelona

Jun 08, 2017

Yesterday was a day of festivities and meeting old friends and colleagues for Azamara Club Cruises. The company’s two sister ships, Azamara Journey and Azamara Quest have met in the Port of Barcelona. Two Captains, Carl Smith and Johannes Tysse, together with the two Hotel Directors - Heike Berdos and Ryszard Gusmann, two Cruise Directors - Tony Markey and Eric De Gray plus many of the crew meet after four years apart.

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