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.

Crew Member Dies On Board Quantum of the Seas

Mar 26, 2022

A 42-year-old Filipino crew member has died on board the Royal Caribbean cruise ship Quantum of the Seas, according to a crew member who wishes to remain anonymous.

The ship’s medical team were called this afternoon to report of a cardiac arrest and Code Alpha was sounded on the PA system.

Crew Member Dies On Board MSC Orchestra

Mar 25, 2022

The crew aboard the cruise ship MSC Orchestra are devastated after the death of one of their colleague. The tragic event reportedly took place yesterday in the crew areas after the crew member sustained severe injury, our source said.

Passenger jumps overboard from the Carnival Horizon

Mar 17, 2022

Hours after Carnival Horizon departed Grand Turk a Man Overboard was sounded onboard, and the ship’s crew started a search operation launching two lifeboats to find the missing person.

Crew Member Dies Onboard Oasis of the Seas

Mar 09, 2022

Crew Center received a message that a 36-year-old Indonesian crew member has died onboard the Royal Caribbean cruise ship Oasis of the Seas. According to our source, last night Code Alpha for medical emergency was sounded aboard the ship when the crew member was found dead. The crew member was working as a waiter and was already 9 months on the Oasis of the Seas, as he extend his current contract several times.

5 Holland America Line Passengers Die In Alaska Sightseeing Plane Crash

Aug 06, 2021

A floatplane crashed in southeast Alaska, on Thursday killing all six people on board, including five passengers sailing on the Holland America Line cruise ship ms Nieuw Amsterdam who took the sightsing tour in Ketchikan.

Carnival Team Member Dies Onboard Mardi Gras

Jul 30, 2021

Just days before the final preparations of Carnival’s newest cruise ship Mardi Gras to set sail on the very first cruise, a tragedy struck the vessel leaving the crew deeply shaken by the death of a colleague. We are sad to report that a team member died of apparent suicide on the Mardi Gras.

Two Killed While Scrapping The Carnival Inspiration In Turkey 

Jul 28, 2021

Two workers have lost their lives at the shipbreaking yards of Aliaga, Turkey, during the dismantling of the former Carnival cruise ship, Carnival Inspiration. The NGO Shipbreaking Platform in a press release reported that the fatal accident took place on July 12, when the workers were suddenly caught by flames in the engine room.

Royal Caribbean Crew Member and Balinese Laureate Dies Age 29

Feb 01, 2021

In the past year, all of us have lost a loved one, a dear friend, a family member, or a colleague. The crew community was hit hard by the pandemic no only during the lockdown of the cruise industry keeping thousands of crew members stranded on the ships, but also once they all returned back home.  Every day we hear that some of our fellow shipmates has passed away.

Beirut Deadly Explosion sinks Orient Queen cruise ship, killing one crew member another reported missing

Aug 07, 2020

The cruise ship Orient Queen, owned by the Lebanese cruise line Abu Merhi Cruises, sank in the port of Beirut after being hit by one of the biggest non-nuclear explosions in human history. The ship which was about 300 meters from the explosion site was badly damaged and all efforts to save it were in vain. Expressing their deepest condolences Abu Merhi Cruises said the deadly explosion killed one crew member and one is still missing.

Cruise Ship Damaged in Beirut Blast, 11 Filipino Seafarers Missing, 2 OFW’s Dead

Aug 05, 2020

The Lebanese capital was shaken by a huge explosion at the port of Beirut on Tuesday evening, killing more than 100 people, injuring thousands, and causing massive damage to the city and the nation.