Crew Insights

Articles and experiences shared by crew members working on cruise ship. Find out more about ship life at sea together with tips and advices for first time crew members and cruise oldtimers.

Tips for Crew How to Deal with the Fear of Coronavirus

Mar 18, 2020

Following all the uncertainty the cruise ship crew members are facing during these difficult times Crew Center has reached out for advice by a former crew member who is now working as a medical professional on how to keep our mental health and support each other.

Tribune – Including More Onboard?

Jun 23, 2022

By: Mathieu Burnel

Time to Inflate

May 31, 2022

The other day my niece lost her first tooth and as tradition follows, I told her that the tooth fairy will leave her a dollar. She looked at me puzzled and started laughing. I became more puzzled and asked what is so funny. My niece responded with “the tooth fairy better learn about inflation as what am I suppose to do with a dollar, the rate for a tooth is $10 nowadays.” Well, I realized how much in trouble we are with my niece being 6 years-old and already knowing and understanding inflation.

Why the cruise industry is facing crew shortage?

Apr 26, 2022

At the beginning of the COVID pandemic when cruise companies were sending the crew members back to their homelands as the industry was slowly shutting down with time related uncertainty of when it will be able to re-start its voyages, many crew members addressed the concern related to companies sending them home without compensation.

In struggling times a promotion splash!

Apr 19, 2022

Russia's aggression against Ukraine has been going on for 55 days, sad and difficult situations has hit the country, and imagine how it is for the Ukrainian crew members who are on cruise ships and cannot fly home.

Crew Pages – a revolutionizing, all-maritime platform

Apr 14, 2022

Crew Pages is a maritime professional network built with one mission - to create equal employment opportunities. This unique platform is designed to bring together all recruiters and crew at one place, making every CV seen. 

Crew Story: A different perspective on quarantine and the positive side of potential changes

Apr 07, 2022

Nowadays, working on a cruise ship next to a COVID-19 situation is not easy. Various measures have been introduced and again there is the fear of what happens if you get COVID-19 on a cruise ship.

Health and Safety Measures 

Cruise Lines Stand United in Support of the Ukrainian and Russian Crew

Feb 28, 2022

As the world turns towards Ukraine with prayers and support, loyal cruise ship guests reach out to the cruise lines' Head Quarters with inquiries about the safety, support and concern of Ukrainian crew members. Each company responds to the cruise guests with understanding of their concerns, addressing the same and reminding that the companies are focused on the wellbeing and support of both Ukrainian and Russian crew members.

Royal Caribbean is relaxing crew mask policy, F&B crew areas restrictions and more

Feb 27, 2022

Some good news is coming from Royal Caribbean regarding the easing of the health and safety protocols for the cruise ship crew. With the latest announcement that masks will be optional for fully vaccinated guests sailing from U.S. ports, the cruise lines has also updated protocols for crew which will go into effect for new sailings, starting Friday, February 25.

Former Cruise Ship Photographer Representing Team India At World Photographic Cup 2022

Feb 15, 2022

Rohan Goes - Team India Captain at the World Photographic Cup from Cuncolim, GOA will be representing Team India at the World Photographic Cup 2022 in Rome, Italy.