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Disney Cruise Line Crew Members Update

May 20, 2020

Disney Cruise Line crew member sent us the following message addressed to his fellow crew members and to their family and friends who are waiting for returning home of their loved ones.

Crew open letter to the United Nations regarding border closures and CDC restrictions.

May 19, 2020

Open letter to the United Nations (UN)

Over 200,000 seafarers are stranded out at sea right now. Some have already lost hope and committed suicide. Others say they are close to doing the same. What can the United Nations do to help repatriate citizens to their home countries, because we are asking for your help.

Filipino Crew Member Found Dead in His Cabin on Aida Cruise Ship

May 18, 2020

The crew community grieves the terrible loss of one more cruise ship crew member. Today we lost a young and talented colleague on the German cruise ship Aida Blu, docked in the port of Hamburg. The crew member was found dead in his cabin by his fellow team mates. According to reports, the deceased crew member is a Filipino national from Guihulngan City in the province of Negros Oriental. He was working in the Galley department on Aida Cruises ships. The death is not Covid-19 related

Carnival Breeze to pick up the crew from Carnival Victory in Cadiz

May 18, 2020

After successfully completing the first phase of the crew repatriation plan in Southampton, Carnival Breeze is sailing to the port of Cadiz to pick up the fellow team members from Carnival Victory. According to the plan the Breeze is scheduled to arrive in Cadiz on May 21, to pick up all crew on Carnival Victory not deemed part of the safe operational manning, along with contractors on board.

Carnival Breeze Arrives in Southampton – The First Group Already On The Way Home

May 16, 2020

The cruise ship Carnival Breeze arrived in Southampton this morning as part of a Transatlantic repatriation voyage of Carnival Cruise Line’s European crew due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Costa Mediterranea Set Sail Today To Repatriate Filipino and Indonesian Crew

May 15, 2020

The cruise ship Costa Mediterranea has set sail today from the port of Brindisi, Italy on a long journey to Asia to repatriate Indonesian and Filipino crew members home. The voyage will take the crew through the Suez Canal and make an anchorage to do bunkering operation. Costa Mediterranea will arrive in Muscat on May 27, for loading of goods, and the same day the ship will set sail to Singapore. 

Royal Caribbean Crew Stage Protest Aboard Majesty of the Seas

May 15, 2020

Today, May 15, the crew members onboard the cruise ship Majesty of the Seas took to the open deck and started a protest after receiving the news that their repatriation date was delayed. According to our source about 400 crew members are protesting right now after they found out that the scheduled repatriation date on May 14, was postponed once again.

38 Costa Crew Members Contract COVID-19 During Their Stay In A Hotel In Italy

May 13, 2020

Costa Luminosa crew member has sent us a message saying that 38 Indian crew members contracted Coronavirus during their stay in a hotel in Italy. About 120 Indian crew members disembarked Costa Luminosa on March 24, when they all tested negative before leaving the ship. All 120 Indian crewmembers were transferred to the Hotel B&B Plaza in Pisa, before their final repatriated back to India.

Crew Member Goes Overboard from Regal Princess

May 10, 2020

A terrible tragedy has struck the crew community with the loss of one more crew member today. We received a message that e crew member went overboard from the cruise ship Regal Princess docked at the port of Rotterdam, Holland. Our source says that the female crew member from Ukraine took her own life, adding that she was scheduled to return home on a charter flight which was later canceled.

Tensions Rise On Mein Schiff 3 - Eight Crew Members Test Positive For Covid-19

May 04, 2020

Tensions are running high on board the cruise ship "Mein Schiff 3" after one crew member tested positive for Coronavirus. There are about 2,900 crew members aboard Mein Schiff 3 gathered from the entire fleet. Some of them have criticized the company for handling the situation, especially about the gathering such a large number of crew on one ship. Most of the crew have not been allowed to leave the ship for more than 50 days.

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