Fire Injures 14 Kills 1 Sun Cruz Passengers
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Fire Injures 14 Kills 1 Sun Cruz Passengers

January 15, 2018 Janet Cole

On Sunday January 14, 2018 around 1600 hours, the Sun Cruz casino ship Tropical Breeze shuttle boat caught fire (see video below). One person, reportedly a 42-year-old woman  is dead and 14 others injured after a […]

Carnival Ecstasy Cruise Ship Fire July 20 1998
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Carnival Ecstasy Cruise Ship Fire

July 20, 2017 Janet Cole

On this day in cruise history, nineteen years ago today on  Monday July 20, 1998 Carnival Cruise Lines cruise ship Carnival Ecstasy was sailing off Miami Beach, Florida when a fire broke out. (see video below) The […]

Aqua Expeditions Aqua Amazon Cruise Ship Fire Explosion Sinking July 16 2016
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Seven Dead After Cruise Ship Explosion

July 16, 2017 Janet Cole

It was one year ago today in cruise history,  when seven crew members were killed and thirteen were injured after Aqua Expeditions cruise ship Aqua Amazon caught fire,  exploded and sank in the port of […]

SS Saale Steam Ship Fire 361 Passengerd Dead June 30 1900
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SS Saale Steam Ship Fire 361 Dead

June 30, 2017 Janet Cole

On this day in Cruise Ship History: It was one of the largest maritime disasters in American history, 117 years ago today,  the fire and sinking of the Steamship S.S. Saale on June 30, 1900, […]

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SS Morro Castle Fire Monument

March 9, 2017 Janet Cole

On the Asbury Park boardwalk located at 1300 Ocean Ave, Asbury Park, New Jersey, visitors will find the SS Morro Castle Monument. The monument is located less than an hour from Cape Liberty Cruise Port […]

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Cruise Ship Explosion While Docked in Port

February 9, 2017 Janet Cole

Cruise Ship Fires: Explosion aboard the Princess Cruises #cruise ship Emerald Princess damaged stern of the ship and kills one. Around 5:00, on Thursday, February 9, 2017, Princess Cruises’ Emerald Princess cruise had an explosion, which damaged […]

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Cruise Ship Fire Delays Voyage Until April

January 12, 2016 Janet Cole

AIDAprima fire further delays 85 day cruise from Hamburg, Germany. Shipyard workers and crew were evacuated and no injuries were reported. The fire was quickly suppressed by shipyard’s fire brigade and local authorities. The fire was […]

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Cruise Europa Galley Fire Monday

December 21, 2015 Janet Cole

Minoan Lines Ferry Cruise Europa Fire December 21, 2015 Cruise Europa reported a galley fire aboard, with nearly 800 aboard. On December 21, 2015, Cruise Europa, a ferry owned by Greek shipping company Minoan Lines had […]

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Cruise Ship Fire – Grand Princess Near Hawaii

December 3, 2015 Janet Cole

Princess Cruises has cancelled the Grand Princess San Francisco to Hawaii cruise after an electrical fire stalled the cruise ship on Monday. On Monday, November 30, 2015 Princess Cruises Grand Princess experienced a switchboard malfunction sparked […]

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Cruise Ship Fire Aboard Splendour of the Seas

October 22, 2015 Janet Cole

Cruise Ship Fires:  Fire broke out aboard the Royal Caribbean Cruise Line ship Splendour of the Seas this morning, while the #cruise ship was sailing off the coast of Greece. Thursday October 22, 2015 Royal Caribbean Cruise […]

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Passenger Ship Fire 544 Aboard

August 15, 2015 Janet Cole

MV Wonderful Star passenger ship caught fire while docked early this morning with 544 people aboard, 2 of 59 crew members injured. The ship was located in Ormoc, located on Leyte Island in the Philippines. Two […]

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Breaking News: Freedom Of The Seas Fire

July 22, 2015 Janet Cole

July 22, 2015 – Freedom Of The Seas cruise ship fire in Falmouth, Jamaica, photos, live #cruise ship tracker. On July 22, 2015, Royal Caribbean Cruise Line’s Freedom Of The Seas had a fire aboard […]

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High Speed Ferry Explosion

June 6, 2015 Janet Cole

Wahana Gili Ocean 4 high speed #ferry explosion injures 25 passengers, 129 aboard.  Wahana Gili Ocean 4 suffered an engine explosion about 30 minutes out to sea from Senggigi on Lombok in the Indonesian islands. There were 19 […]

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Boudicca Cruise Ship Fire

January 25, 2015 Janet Cole

Cruise Ship Fires:  Boudicca engine room fire causes listing off Casa Blanca, Morroco while sailing to Africa. Track on the Mediterranean Cruise Ship Tracker. Around 0400 hours on Sunday, January 25, 2015, Fred Olsen Cruise Lines Boudicca cruise […]

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Cruise Ship Oceania Insignia Fire

December 12, 2014 Janet Cole

Cruise Ship Fires: Oceania Cruises’ Oceania Insignia #cruise ship had an engine room fire while in the Caribbean port of Saint Lucia, two contractors and one crew. According to a spokesman with Oceania Cruises, three crew members […]

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Cruise Ship Westerdam Fire

June 29, 2014 Janet Cole

Holland America Line’s Westerdam had a fire on June 28, 2014 while off the coast of Seattle. The Westerdam had just started the 7-day Alaska cruise with 2,086 passengers and 798 crew members aboard. The […]