Ship Crew News

WWII Bomb Disposal Prompts Large-Scale Evacuation at Popular German Cruise Port

Jul 20, 2023

An important day for the city of Kiel as authorities gear up for the delicate task of defusing two bombs from the Second World War in the Kiel shipyard park. The operation, set to take place on Sunday, July 23, 2023, will see the evacuation of approximately 9,400 residents in around 5,200 households, making it one of the largest evacuation measures seen in Kiel in recent years.

Sarah Fabergé Named Godmother of Seven Seas Grandeur

Jul 20, 2023

Regent Seven Seas has announced the appointment of Sarah Fabergé as the godmother of their newest ship, Seven Seas Grandeur. Sarah Fabergé, a founding member of the Fabergé Heritage Council and great-granddaughter of the legendary jewelry artist Peter Carl Fabergé, will christen the ship on December 10, 2023, during an exclusive gala event in Miami, Florida.

Baby Medevacked from Cruise Ship Near Port of Kotor

Jul 20, 2023

In a remarkable display of swift coordination and emergency response, a nine-month-old baby, a British citizen, was successfully evacuated from the cruise ship Marella Explorer, due to health problems. The urgent action was carried out by the Coordination Center for Search and Rescue at Sea, which includes the Maritime Safety and Port Management Authority (UPSUL).

Crew Member Injured on Celebrity Infinity

Jul 19, 2023

An unfortunate incident occurred aboard the cruise ship Celebrity Infinity, as reported by the Greek news outlet Mono News. On July 18, the Central Port Authority of Corfu received information from the maritime agent of the cruise ship Celebrity Infinity currently docked at the port of Corfu, regarding an injury sustained by a 48-year-old crew member specializing as a refrigerant assistant.

Starlink Added to First Costa Cruises Ship

Jul 18, 2023

Costa Cruises has announced the successful integration of SpaceX's Starlink broadband service onto its flagship Costa Toscana. 

Norwegian Prima Breaks Free From Moorings, Gangways Fall In Harbor Basin

Jul 17, 2023

A powerful gust of wind on Saturday afternoon at the port of Zeebrugge, Belgium, resulted in a temporary mishap for Norwegian Cruise Line's newest vessel, the Norwegian Prima. The cruise ship, with a capacity of 3,099 passengers, broke free from its moorings and had to be secured back to the quay with the assistance of tugboats.

Port Everglades Will Host Five Cruise Ships in Summer 2024

Jul 13, 2023

Next summer, Port Everglades will play host to an impressive lineup of five cruise ships from renowned brands, including Celebrity Cruises, Disney Cruise Line, Princess Cruises, and Royal Caribbean International. This diverse selection of cruise lines is designed to cater to the discerning tastes of guests.

Common reasons employees leave their job on cruise ship

Jul 13, 2023

The cruise industry can be an exciting and adventurous career choice, offering an opportunity to travel the world while working. However, it's not without its challenges, and many crew members eventually find themselves contemplating a change. This text explores the top reasons why they decide to quit their cruise ship jobs.

Getting Medical Treatment On Cruise Ship - Part 2

Jul 12, 2023

Once you've been examined, the doctor will determine the best course of action. If your medical condition can be treated on board, the doctor will administer treatment and medication. You may return to your cabin or be kept under observation.

Royal Caribbean Group to Introduce Waste-to-Energy Systems

Jul 11, 2023


In a bid to enhance its waste management practices and prioritize environmental responsibility, Royal Caribbean Group has announced implementation of innovative technology on its cruise ships. The company plans to implement waste-to-energy (WTE) systems, food waste reduction initiatives, and an expanded network of green hubs, all aimed at delivering vacation experiences in an environmentally sustainable manner.