Tips for Crew How to Deal with the Fear of Coronavirus

Mar 18, 2020

Following all the uncertainty the cruise ship crew members are facing during these difficult times Crew Center has reached out for advice by a former crew member who is now working as a medical professional on how to keep our mental health and support each other.

Brawl breaks out on Navigator of the Seas

Jun 29, 2022

A brawl has broken out on the Royal Caribbean ship Navigator of the Seas during the last week’s cruise. The fight between dozen of young passengers started at the Café Promenade on Deck 5. A video of the brawl shows a chaotic scene as people punch and push each other, while several security officers try to break up the fight. Fortunately, it doesn’t look like anyone sustained serious injuries from the incident.

Lee Mason and Calvin Martens to Lead Carnival Celebration Entertainment Team

Jun 29, 2022

Carnival Cruise Line has announced the two professionals that will be lead the fun activities on its upcoming Carnival Celebration set to be launched this fall.

Lee Mason has been appointed Cruise Director, and Calvin Martens has been appointed Entertainment Director. 

Seabourn takes delivery of Seabourn Venture

Jun 29, 2022

Seabourn took delivery of its expedition ship, the Seabourn Venture, during an official handover ceremony at the shipyard T. Mariotti in Genoa. The Seabourn Venture is the company’s first of two ultra-luxury ships ordered from the Genoa shipyard and the first expedition ship in the entire sector.

Brawl Breaks Out on Carnival Magic Dance Floor Involving 60 Guests

Jun 29, 2022

The cruise ship Carnival Magic was escorted into port by the US Coast Guard after a brawl erupted in the ship’s night club which involved up to 60 people. On Tuesday morning New York Police boarded the ship to break up the nightclub brawl.

Princess Cruises Announces $1 Deposit Offer

Jun 29, 2022

Planning and looking forward to a cruise vacation has become easier. In addition to the summer savings that Princess Cruises currently offers on trips in 2022 and 2023, guests can take advantage of a new $ 1 deposit offer, which runs from June 30 to July 5, 2022.

Australia Northern Territory Lifts Cap On Cruise Ships

Jun 29, 2022

The chief health officer of the Northern Territory of Australia has announced "post-emergency" directives for visiting cruise ships, which include the abolition of the previous limit of 350 passengers.

Joel Katz, director of the local manager of the Cruise Lines International Association, told Cruise Weekly that this indicates a big step forward for cruising NT and Australia.

Cordelia Cruises Crew Not Allowed Shore Leave Since September 2021

Jun 28, 2022

Crew Center received a message from a crew member working for the Indian startup cruise line Cordelia Cruises, stating that the crew aboard the cruise ship Empress are not allowed shore leave since the last year when the company started voyages. Cordelia Cruises welcomed its first guests on board the 1,607-passenger ship Empress, back in September 2021, and since then the crew are not allowed shore leave, the crew member said.

Norwegian Sun Hits Iceberg in Alaska

Jun 27, 2022

The cruise ship Norwegian Sun came in contact with a small iceberg due to thick fog during its voyage to Alaska. As a result, the vessel was forced to skip a port of call and proceed to Juneau to assess the damage.

Cunard Reports Busiest Booking Day

Jun 27, 2022

Cunard announced that the first day of booking for the new ocean liner Queen Anne is the busiest day of booking in a decade.

The first sailing, a seven-night voyage from Southampton departing on January 4, 2024, sold out, and demand for Princess & Queens Suites proved particularly high in each of the 10 published new voyages.