Travel Warning

Pregnant Cruise Passenger Miscarries Baby

#Cruise Bruise: Widespread anger from anti-cruise industry bloggers and news media after  pregnant passenger denied boarding, miscarries the next month. February 8 2014, Michelle Ligori, her husband Frank and their two sons, began telling their story to the […]

Cruise Ship Fires

Cruise Ship Oceania Insignia Fire

December 12, 2014 Editor at Cruise Bruise

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 […]

Travel Warning

USCG New Cruise Ship Preboarding Regs

December 9, 2014 Editor at Cruise Bruise

The United States Coast Guard (USCG) is looking at new pre-boarding,  screening requirements for #cruise ship passenger and crew including pre-screening of all baggage before boarding. This proposed rule would standardize screening activities for all persons, baggage, […]

Cruise Ship Deaths

Cruise Ship Chef Murders Cooks Wife

October 6, 2014 Editor at Cruise Bruise

Cruise Ship Deaths: Cruise ship chef  Marcus Peter Volke murders, cooks, fellow cruise ship chef, transgender, shemale escort wife Mayang Prasetto. Mayang Prasetyo, 27, from Lampung, Indonesia, a transgender woman born as a man, worked on a cruise ship when […]

Cruise Ship Fires

Cruise Ship Westerdam Fire

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 […]