Ship Crew News

Viking Celebrates 25th Anniversary

Aug 06, 2022

Viking celebrates the 25th anniversary of the company and its leadership in travel. To commemorate the anniversary, Viking has released a new video message from Chairman Torstein Hagen as he reflects on the company's key milestones since its founding on August 5, 1997. The new video can be viewed here on Viking's website, as well as here on Viking's award-winning enrichment channel , Viking.TV.

Disney Cruise Line Hires Leslie Lopez as HR Manager to support recruitment efforts in Bahamas

Aug 06, 2022

Disney Cruise Line has appointed Leslie Lopez as Human Resources Manager to support its hiring and employment efforts in the Bahamas. In this newly created role based in the Bahamas, Lopez will build relationships with key business partners while recruiting Bahamians for a variety of jobs with Disney Cruise Line – both onboard the ships and at its main Bahamas destinations.

Carnival Corporation Announces Fuel and Energy-Saving Tech

Aug 06, 2022

Carnival Corporation announced the introduction of a comprehensive technology upgrade called Service Power Packages across its global fleet to further improve energy savings and reduce fuel consumption. The upgrades include ongoing installations until 2023 onboard nine brand-name cruise lines - Carnival Cruise Line, Princess Cruises, Holland America Line, Seabourn, P&O Cruises (Australia), Costa Cruises, AIDA Cruises, P&O Cruises (P&O Cruises) and Cunard.

Norwegian Viva Floats Out at Fincantieri Shipyard

Aug 03, 2022

Norwegian Cruise Line celebrated the float out of the Norwegian Viva, the second of six ships in its Prima Class, from its dry dock at Fincantieri shipyard in Marghera (Venice), Italy. The landmark is important in construction and represents the first time a vessel touches water.

Coast Guard investigates Norwegian Pearl collision with fishing vessel

Aug 03, 2022

A U.S. Coast Guard investigation is underway into the collision between the cruise ship Norwegian Pearl and the fishing vessel Gabby G.

The Gabby G, was returning to port when it struck the Norwegian pearl, which was on its way to Bermuda, the Coast Guard said. The crash happened at 2:25 a.m. in rainy conditions about 35 miles southeast of Nantucket.

Carnival Cruise Line celebrates 3 million guests since the restart

Aug 03, 2022

Carnival Cruise Line has reached another major milestone, welcoming three million guests since the resumption of cruises in July 2021 amid a busy summer season across its 23-ship fleet.

James Rodriguez named President and CEO of Atlas Ocean Voyages

Aug 03, 2022

James Rodriguez has been named president and CEO of the new luxury adventure cruise company Atlas Ocean Voyages. Bringing over 20 years of proven success in the industry, James joins the company at a pivotal time in the development and growth of the brand.

MSC Cruises updates Covid-19 health protocols for US voyages

Aug 03, 2022

Effective August 8, MSC Cruises will have a revised health protocol for sailings departing from US ports. This update is based on changes in the health and safety requirements of the US National Health Service (CDC). MSC Cruises currently has two ships based in the USA: the MSC Seashore in Miami and the MSC Divina in Port Canaveral.

Masks Policy Reintroduced on Costa Fascinosa

Aug 02, 2022

In an attempt to contain the spread of the Coronavirus among the cruise passangers and crew Costa Cruises has reintroduced the obligation to wear masks aboard Costa Fascinosa. Captain Mario Moretta, in coordination with the company and the medical staff on board, has informed guests in a letter distributed to their staterooms

NCL takes delivery of the Norwegian Prima

Aug 02, 2022

Norwegian Cruise Line has taken delivery of its newest ship Norvegian Prima at the Fincantieri shipyard in Marghera, Venice.

The milestone marks the arrival of the first ship in NCL's Prima class. Six more ships of this class will be delivered by 2027.