Ship Crew News

AIDA Cruises Urges Guests To Avoid Riding Donkeys in Santorini

Aug 09, 2023

AIDA Cruises is taking a stand against donkey riding in Santorini, urging its guests to avoid participating in the activity. This collective effort between activists and the cruise industry aims to shed light on the distress animals experience when compelled to undertake the treacherous climb burdened by heavy human loads.

Historic Cruise Ship Completes Final Voyage - Contracts for 220 crew members terminated

Aug 08, 2023

The Ocean Majesty, one of the most enduring vessels in the cruise industry, concluded what is likely to be its last passenger cruise on August 7, 2023, in Hamburg. The reputable German website, has revealed that the classic cruise ship is being retired from service, at least for the time being.

Jamie Oliver Introduces Revamped Menu to Royal Caribbean Dining Experience

Aug 08, 2023

Jamie Oliver is set to breathe new life into the culinary offerings aboard Royal Caribbean cruise ships with a revamped menu at his signature restaurant, Jamie’s Italian. Starting from August, passengers can anticipate a fresh array of delectable dishes, enriching their onboard dining experience.

Fred. Olsen passengers and crew raise money for charity

Aug 08, 2023

Passengers and crew aboard a Fred. Olsen cruise ship collectively covered a staggering distance of 34,849 miles, raising £6,618 in support of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI). This remarkable endeavor was inspired by the cruise line's iconic 'Around the World in 80 Days' voyage.

Cruise ship to accommodate surfers during the 2024 Olympic Games

Aug 04, 2023

As the excitement builds for the upcoming Olympic Games in 2024, a unique and picturesque accommodation solution has been unveiled for the surfers participating in the highly anticipated surfing tournament which will take place in Tahiti, French Polynesia. The wave of Teahupo'o, known for its awe-inspiring swells and challenging waters, will serve as the stage for these exceptional athletes.

NCL Welcomes Second Prima Class Ship Norwegian Viva

Aug 04, 2023

Norwegian Cruise Line celebrated the delivery of the "Norwegian Viva," the second vessel in their innovative Prima Class. The vessel was officially handed over at the Fincanteiri shipyard in Marghera, marking a significant step forward in NCL's fleet expansion.

Carnival Team Members to Enjoy Enhanced Internet Benefits, Including Complimentary Birthday Voucher

Aug 03, 2023

As a gesture of appreciation for the commitment and hard work of its team members, Carnival Cruise Line has announced a new perk. Starting August 1st, all team members will receive a complimentary 100-minute internet voucher during the month of their birthday. This initiative is aimed at acknowledging and celebrating the dedication of the Carnival family.

Renowned Miami Artist "Lebo" Designer of Norwegian Getaway's Hull Artwork Dies Age 50

Aug 01, 2023

Miami's art community and admirers of David "Lebo" Le Batard worldwide are grieving the sudden passing of the Cuban-American graphic and fine artist. Lebo, celebrated for his distinctive style, had a vast portfolio that included collaborations with iconic brands such as Ferrari, Google, Redbull, and Norwegian Cruise Line. 

Starlink to Provide High-Speed Internet on Ships in Japan

Aug 01, 2023

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines and KDDI Corporation announced that from August 2023 onward, the two companies will conduct trial use of Starlink onboard MOL Group-operated cruise ship, ferries, and a coastal RORO vessel aimed at enhancing the communication environment aboard the vessels.

Disney Cruise Line Crew Volunteer to Help Brevard County Children

Jul 31, 2023

Disney Cruise Line crew members recently demonstrated their dedication to giving back to the community by volunteering their time and efforts to support local students in Brevard County. While the Disney Wish was docked at Port Canaveral, crew members came together to provide meals and school supplies to help children in the area.