Cruise Port Crew's blog

P&O Cruises Crew to Receive Goodwill Payment

Apr 02, 2020

The Leading British cruise line P&O Cruises announced that the crew will receive a goodwill payment, in addition their contractual notice in order to ensure the employees continue to receive some pay for the following months. P&O Cruises crew will receive 30 days’ notice for ending of the contract and will get paid for those 30 days. If the crew contract is due to end after June 30, they will get paid 40% of their salary for the months of May and June.

Celebrity Eclipse Crew Members Test Positive for COVID-19

Apr 01, 2020

Three crew members and one passenger aboard the Celebrity Eclipse cruise ship docked in Port of San Diego have tested positive for COVID-19, local health officials confirmed Tuesday. Dr. Eric McDonald, the county's medical director of epidemiology said three crew members who had been isolated onboard the ship with respiratory symptoms were tested positive for novel coronavirus. 

All Filipino Crew of Diamond Princess Recovers from Covid-19

Apr 01, 2020

The 80 Filipino crew members of the cruise ship Diamond Princess who earlier tested positive for COVID-19 after disembarking the vessel in Yokohama, Japan have all recovered, said the Philippine embassy in Tokyo.

Voyager of the Seas Crew Members Test Positive for COVID-19

Mar 31, 2020

Four crew members aboard the Royal Caribbean cruise ship Voyager of the Seas have tested positive for Covid-19, according to an announcement made on the ship's PA system.

Crew Member dies on Marella Dream

Mar 31, 2020

We are deeply saddened to report that a 48-year-old Indonesian crew member who worked on the cruise ship Marella Dream has died on Friday, March 27, while the vessel was off the coast of Gibraltar. The ship’s captain in coordination with the port authorities requested evacuation of the crew member who needed urgent medical treatment on Thursday; however, it was decided that the patient will be evacuated on Friday at around 07:30 am.

P&O Cruises extends suspension of sailings Until May 15 due to Covid-19

Mar 30, 2020

The Leading British cruise line P&O Cruises is extending its pause in operations up to and including 15 May, 2020 as a result of the continued impact of COVID-19. P&O Cruises announced previously to resume operations on April 11, however, the company decided to canceled operations for an additional month.

Navigator of the Seas Issues Strict Guidelines for Crew

Mar 29, 2020

Strict health and safety protocols are implemented onboard the cruise ship Navigator of the Seas. Each crew member is now isolated in guest stateroom and no one is allowed to leave the room without specific approval by the ship's authorities. Failure to comply will result in disciplinary action up to termination.

Celebrity Infinity Implements Additional Safety Protocols After Second Crew Member Sent to Hospital for Testing

Mar 29, 2020

Secondary health and safety protocols are implemented onboard the cruise ship Celebrity Infinity after a second crew member showing signs of the virus was evacuated off the ship and sent to hospital for testing. Celebrity Infinity reported the first positive case of Covid-19 after a cre

The Number of Infected Crew With COVID-19 on Celebrity Apex Raises to 29

Mar 28, 2020

The number of crew members who tested positive for Covid-19 on the cruise ship Celebrity Apex has now reached 29, from the previous 7 reported cases on board, reports the French regional health agency. Two crew members were also evacuated from the ship and sent to the local hospital due to breathing difficulties.

Oasis of the Seas 14 Crew Members test positive for Covid-19

Mar 28, 2020

14 crew members on board the Royal Caribbean cruise ship Oasis of the Seas have tested positive for COVID-19. The test results were announced today, March 28, through the ships’ PA system and the crew is updated as to what's going on, including the latest updates and preventive measures.