Sexual Assaults

Four Arrested for Alleged Rape on MSC Seaside

May 20, 2024

Italian police have arrested four young passengers for the alleged rape of an Italian woman on board the cruise ship MSC Seaside in the port of Genoa. The incident reportedly took place while the ship was en route from Marseille to Genoa. The Genoa border police conducted the investigation, identifying the alleged perpetrators.

Crew Member Arrested in Palma de Mallorca for Alleged Rape

Dec 07, 2023

A 25-year-old crew member from India was arrested by the Guardia Civil for the alleged rape of a passenger aboard a cruise ship. The arrest occurred last Friday after the ship docked at the port of Palma de Mallorca. According to judicial sources, the incident occurred while the cruise ship was en route to Palma.

Crew Member Arrested in Brazil For Alleged Rape of Co-worker

Mar 15, 2023

A 25-year-old Brazilian crew member has been arrested for allegedly raping a colleague aboard the cruise ship MSC Seashore. The police arrested the suspect when the vessel docked at the Port of Maceió in Brazil on March 14th. The Women's Defense Police Station has confirmed that the victim reported the crime and registered the complaint.

Crew Member arrested in sexual assault of a co-worker

Oct 06, 2022

The Italian Police arrested a 26-year-old crew member at the port of Cagliari, Italy on charges of sexual assault involving a co-worker. The victim is a 27-year-old female crew member.

Police board Norwegian Breakaway after reported assault

Sep 14, 2022

Massachusetts State Police boarded the cruise ship Norwegian Breakaway on Tuesday night after a reported assault occurred on board the vessel. The Norwegian Breakaway departure from Boston was delayed for more than five hours due to the police investigation.

A spokesperson from MSP said that the police boarded the ship to conduct the investigation at 9:55 p.m.

Priest Charged With Sexual Abuse of Massage Therapist on Carnival Fantasy

Nov 12, 2019

With the rise of social media, so is the rise in accountability for people in general. The statements “what happens on ship, stays on ship” no longer applies as both guests and crew members rise and support to speak up against unacceptable practices. More and more news are coming as related to criminal misconducts that occur on cruise ships.

Celebrity Equinox crew member arrested for aggravated rape of a female colleague

Nov 09, 2019

A crew member aboard the cruise ship Celebrity Equinox was arrested and charged with raping a fellow colleague while the vessel was en route to St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands.

Cruise Ship Crew Member Arrested in Croatia for Sexual Assault

Jul 18, 2018

A crew member was arrested by the Croatian Police in the port of Split for sexual assault. According to the Croatian Newspaper 24 Sata, a 26-year-old crew member with Turkish nationality who was working as a cook on a cruise vessel sexually assaulted a 68-year-old woman.

Crew member arrested for alleged sexual assault on cruise ship

Dec 15, 2017

A female crew member was allegedly sexually violated by her colleague onboard the Holland America Line cruise ship ms Noordam. The police arrested a 33-year-old man who had carried out the assault when the vessel docked at Port Chalmers, New Zealand on December 12.

MSC Cruises Rehires Child Molester

Sep 12, 2017

The regional court in Hamburg, Germany sentenced a 45-year-old Indian man working as a cabin steward on MSC Cruises. The crew member identified as Caetano D. confessed that in 2015 he had abused a 10-year-old boy on a Baltic cruise aboard MSC Orchestra, reports the German Magazine Bild.