Latest news related to deaths aboard the cruise ships and articles submitted by crew members. Find out insight stories from the other side of the cruise ships told by the crew.

Silversea Cruises Crew Member Dies in a Hospital in Chile

Feb 27, 2023

It is with great sadness that we report the death of Abdulatif Zagoub, a crew member of Silversea Cruises. The 32-year-old Tunisian national passed away in a hospital in Chile after he was disembarked from the cruise ship Silver Wind due to a medical emergency. After admission to the intensive care unit on February 25th, the clinic informed the company and his family of his passing.

Crew Member Dies Aboard Costa Diadema

Feb 22, 2023

We are deeply saddened to share the death of Costa Diadema crew member Amri Bin Mujono. The 55-year-old Indonesian National who was working in the engine department was found dead in his cabin by fellow crew members. 

The ship officers reported the death to the Italian maritime officials at the port of Cagliari, where the body was handed over to the authorities on February 20.

MSC Cruise Director Gene Young Passes Away Unexpectedly in Miami

Feb 17, 2023

It is with deep sadness that we share the news of losing yet another dear friend who departed way too soon. Gene Moimoi Young was a cruise director on many MSC Cruises ships, but most of all, he was an outstanding person full of positive energy that he spread among all he met. His passing is something that we are struggling to come to terms with. He passed away unexpectedly in Miami, Florida.

Red tape in front of my cabin - Crew member's life matters

Feb 15, 2023

The following article is based on a true story by Mladen Jakovljevic - former crew member and author of the book "Modern Age Slavery"

P&O Cruises Crew Member Dies in Nepal Airplane Crash

Jan 20, 2023

We are sad to report that a crew member working for P&O Cruises, is among the passengers who died in a plane crash in Nepal on Sunday.

Netflix releases "The Volcano: Rescue in Whakaari" - Documentary of the deadly eruption that killed cruise passengers 

Dec 23, 2022

This month Netflix released the documentary "The Volcano: Rescue in Whakaari" telling the story of the deadly volcano eruption in New Zealand, through the testimonies of survivors and rescuers. The tragedy on White Island claimed the lives of 22 people, most of them passengers sailing aboard the cruise ship Ovation of the Seas.

Man Dies on Carnival Legend “Not an overboard incident” Carnival says

Dec 21, 2022

A guest died aboard the Carnival Legend, on Monday, December 20, while the cruise ship was sailing an 8-day Eastern Caribbean Christmas cruise. Several passengers reported that a man overboard signal was sounded on the public address system saying that from the deck cams there were lights in the water and that the crew even lowered a lifeboat.

Woman dies after going overboard from the cruise ship Pacific Explorer

Dec 14, 2022

The search for a 23-year-old woman who went overboard from a cruise ship off the coast of Australia ended on Wednesday after her body was located by the Australian Maritime Safety Authority.

Tragedy on Antarctica expedition voyage: One person dies aboard Viking Polaris

Dec 02, 2022

One person died and four were injured when a massive freak wave crashed into the expedition cruise ship Viking Polaris, during a storm as it sailed off the southernmost tip of South America. The Viking Polaris was sailing Tuesday towards Ushuaia, Argentina, the home port for expedition ships to Antarctica, when there was “a rogue wave incident,” Viking said in a statement.

Crew Member Dies on the Wonder of the Seas

Nov 17, 2022

The world’s largest cruise ship departed Port Canaveral on November 13, when tragedy occurred aboard. As the Royal Caribbean Cruise ship Wonder of the Seas set sail on its first Caribbean voyage from Port Canaveral, Florida a Brazilian male crew member died shortly after the departure. The source informed that the crew member apparently died of suicide and left a note before his death along with a video on the social media.