Ship Crew News

Independence of the Seas Passenger Suffers Champagne Cork Eye Injury

Mar 16, 2016

Independence of the Seas  passenger was evacuated after suffering eye injury from a popping champagne cork.

Special Needs Family Harassed on Norwegian Getaway

Mar 16, 2016

Mother with a special needs son and his friend were harassed on NCL cruise ship. Cate Hawkins says that her 7 day cruise on Norwegian Getaway turned into nightmare when two young men in the cabin next door started putting rude notes under her door, and placing dirty gloves on the door handle.

141 People Infected With Norovirus on Anthem of the Seas

Mar 16, 2016

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released the official numbers of infected crew and passengers with Norovirus on Anthem of the Seas.

TUI Mein Schiff 1 to be Transferred to Thomson Cruises

Mar 16, 2016

The cruise ship Mein Schiff 1 will retire from TUI Cruises fleet in the coming years. The company announced they will continue to launch only new ships specifically designed for its brand.

Ovation of the Seas Docking Out Infographic Presentation

Mar 16, 2016

Amazing infographic style video presentation highlighting Ovation of the Seas as she gets out at Meyer Werft shipyard. 

•This is the biggest class ship build at Meyer Werft.

•217.000m3 of  water or 86 Olympic sized swimming pools were needed to float out the ship.

•Exiting the shipyard Ovation of the Seas was sailing with 1knot , roughly the speed of giant Galapagos tortoise.

•The ship exited from the giant 75 meters door at Meyer Werft with only 4 meters clearance with assistance of 9000 horsepower tugboats.

Cruise Ship Stranded in Santos due to Generator Problems

Mar 16, 2016

Regent Seven Seas cruise ship, Seven Seas Mariner suffered serious problems in the power supply, due to generator malfunction. The luxury cruise ship docked at the Port of Santos on Sunday, and will not sail until the generator is repaired.  

Deb USA Launches Deb InstantFOAM® Complete – The Complete Solution for Hand Sanitizing

Mar 16, 2016

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Feb. 29, 2016 – Deb Group has launched Deb InstantFOAM® Complete – the world’s first broad spectrum foam hand sanitizer that kills up to 99.9999 percent of many types of germs. 

Norovirus on Princess Cruise Ship Ocean Princess

Mar 16, 2016

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported norovirus outbreak on board Ocean Princess cruise ship operated by Princess Cruises. According to CDC 43 out of 603 passengers or (7.13%) have reported being ill with gastrointestinal symptoms.

NCL Latest Cruise Ship Named Norwegian Joy

Mar 16, 2016

The latest Norwegian Cruise Line ship exclusively constructed for the Chinese market will be named Norwegian Joy.

Carnival Sensation Rescues 16 Cuban Migrants

Mar 16, 2016

A group of 16 migrants was intercepted by a Carnival Cruise line ship about 50 miles north of Cuba. On board Carnival Sensation was Pittsburgh Steelers, James Harrison who shot the rescue in the Gulf of Mexico and posted the photos on his facebook account.