Ship Crew News

Royal Caribbean Group Recognized as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies

Feb 24, 2021

Royal Caribbean Group was recognized among the top 135 companies in the world for their unwavering commitment that positively impact employees, communities, and broader stakeholders, and contribute to sustainable and long-term business performance.

The latest Insights about COVID vaccination for crew

Feb 22, 2021

The race to get the Covid-19 vaccine by the major corporations around the world has started before the worldwide rollouts begun. This is most evident across the United States where major corporations such as Amazon, Lyft and Uber are lobbying states and the federal government to designate their employees as essential workers and place them in line for early immunization.

Pullmantur denies liquidation– The company still owes money to the Crew

Feb 21, 2021

The fate of the Spanish cruise line Pullmantur who filed for reorganization, claiming insolvency under Spanish law, is still unclear after mixed messages in the Spanish media were reported in the past few days.

Crystal Cruises: COVID vaccination mandatory for guests – For Crew will be requirement once they are widely available

Feb 18, 2021

Crystal Cruises announced today that the company has updated its new health and safety protocols to require all guests sailing on the company’s river and ocean going cruise ships to be fully vaccinated with a COVID-19 vaccine at least 14 days prior to their cruise. Guests must provide proof of vaccination that they have received both vaccination doses prior embarkation.

P&O Cruises next ship to be named Arvia

Feb 18, 2021

P&O Cruises has announced the name of its second Excel-class ship. The liquefied natural gas (LNG) powered cruise liner will be a sister ship to the recently launched Iona. This new ship will embark on its maiden voyage for P&O Cruises in 2022. The luxury liner is structurally identical to Iona.

Foresee Cruises crew work without pay for two months

Feb 17, 2021

The crew of the cruise ship MS Charming, operated by the Chinese startup company Foresee Cruises, claims they didn't receive salary for almost two months. According to our source, there are 121 crew members on board, mostly Filipino nationals, who say that the company violates the terms of their contracts.

Celebrity Infinity Arrives in Cadiz for Drydock

Feb 17, 2021

The cruise ship Celebrity Infinity arrived in Cadiz, Spain to undergo an extensive drydock at Navantia shipyard. During the 16-day drydock Celebrity Infinity will receive new valves, hull improvement, renewal of propellers and stabilizers, and new painting. The work will not include upper decks where the staterooms and public areas are located.

Costa will offer cruises to France, Spain, Greece and Croatia from May 2021

Feb 17, 2021

Two Costa cruise ships are getting ready to set sail again and offer guests holidays with enhanced health and safety protocols. The restart is scheduled for March 27, with the departure of the flagship Costa Smeralda, sailing guests to beautiful Italian destinations, with 3- and 4-day mini-cruises or alternatively a 7-day cruise, calling at Savona, La Spezia, Civitavecchia, Naples, Messina and Cagliari.

Carnival Cruise Line President Named Among the Top Women Executives in Travel & Hospitality

Feb 15, 2021

Carnival Cruise Line President Christine Duffy has been named among the top leaders in the first annual list of top women executives by Top Women in Travel & Hospitality Association.

The World’s Oldest Cruise Ship to be Auctioned for 10 Million Euros

Feb 15, 2021

The world’s oldest operational cruise ship Astoria (ex Azores), has been listed for sale and will be auctioned at a minimum asking price of 10 million Euros, reports Lloyds's List.