• Tropical Storm Leslie Track 1100 Hours September 23 2018
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    Tropical Storm Leslie

    NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 1100 AM AST Sun Sep 23 2018 Subtropical Storm Leslie – (see 2 videos below)The development of a subtropical storm that NHC and the global models have been advertising [...]
  • Tropical Storm Kirk Track 1700 Hours September 23 2018
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    Tropical Storm Kirk

    NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 500 PM AST Sun Sep 23 2018 Tropical Storm Kirk’s (see 3 videos below) deep convection has diminished near the estimated center of Kirk, and the main thunderstorm activity [...]
  • Tropical Storm Sergio Forming 1700 Hours September 23 2018
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    Tropical Storm Sergio

    NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 500 PM PDT Sun Sep 23 2018 For the eastern North Pacific…east of 140 degrees west longitude: 1. A broad area of low pressure located a couple of hundred [...]
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    Norwegian Breakaway Doctor Malpractice Lawsuit Award $3,337,500

    Norwegian Breakaway Doctor Malpractice Lawsuit Award $3,337,500 – Ilija Loncar (Илија Лончар), 30, from Novi Sad, Serbia, who is currently living in Saint Petersburg, Florida, worked as a waiter aboard Norwegian Cruise Lines ship Norwegian Breakaway when he [...]
  • Tropical Storm Rosa Forming 0300 Hours September 20 2018
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    Tropical Storm Rosa

    NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 300 AM MDT Thu Sep 20 2018 A pair of ASCAT passes between 0400 and 0500 UTC indicated that the center of the depression had moved inland over the [...]

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Blueprint For Murder At Sea

September 24, 2015

Wife Overboard by Steve Colbourne is a brilliant cruise ship murder mystery and a blueprint for cruise ship murder at sea. Wife Overboard by Steve Colbourne is a blueprint for cruise ship murder at sea. Set […]

Overboard

Michigan Man Overboard in Bahamas

February 15, 2017

Cruise Ship Missing: The search has been called off for a #cruise ship passenger from Michigan who went overboard on Valentine’s Day in the Bahamas

Cruise Ship Injury

Cruise Ship Injury

Second Carnival Passenger Falls From Mast

September 29, 2014

A second young, adult, male passenger climbs a Carnival Cruise Line  #cruise ship mast and falls to lower ship deck while sailing off Florida. Tyler King, 18, was having a great voyage on the Carnival Fantasy on January 3, […]

Cruise Ship Injury

USCG Says Cruise Ship Captain Fell Asleep Before Crash

March 13, 2017

On Thursday, August 28, 2016 around 0230 hours,  Entertainment Cruises’ Spirit of Baltimore was involved in a collision in at Henderson Wharf Marina Fells Point Maryland. The cruise ship had taken more than 400 passengers […]

Cruise Ship Injury

Cruise Passengers Left Die in Nassau Bahamas

March 15, 2017

While browsing videos for Nassau, Bahamas today, one particular video caught my eye. The video was titled “Cabbage beach Nassau Bahamas unsafe. I needed to know more and the 15 minute video outlines a day […]

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Cruise Crime

Murder-Suicide Darla J Mellinger Banner

April 3, 2015

Cruise Ship Deaths: Case now live, Darla J (Campbell) Mellinger Banner and John C Banner confirmed #cruise ship passengers in Ryndam murder-suicide Cruise Ship Murder Suicide Ryndam April, 2 2015 On Thursday, April 2, 2015 aboard […]

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Lonnie Kocontes Cruise Ship Murder Trial Continues

January 30, 2014

The case of cruise ship passenger Micki Kanesaki, who went missing on a cruise aboard Island Cruises’ cruise ship Island Escape,  while sailing with her ex-husband in the Mediterranean is now in court. Kanesaki went overboard nearly seven years […]

Cruise Ship Illness

Cruise Ship Illness

Cruise Ship Passenger Mexico Medical Disembarking

June 6, 2015

Cruise Bruise: Ohio single mom stranded in Mexico when child needs surgery on #cruise raises $17,764+ online. A cruise ship passenger family from Springfield, Ohio, who had driven to Galveston, Texas to embark on Carnival Triumph Monday, June 1, […]

Cruise Ship Illness

Doctor Brings Ebola To New York

October 24, 2014

New York doctor, Craig Spencer who works with Doctors Without Borders flew back to New York from West Africa after treating ebola patients tests positive. Craig Spencer, 33, came back from treating Ebola patients in Guinea October 17 and developed a […]

Cruise Ship Weather

Winter Storm Liam Headed For Northeast Cruise Ports
Cruise Ship Weather

Winter Storm Liam Headed For Northeast Cruise Ports

February 6, 2018

Winter Storm Liam Headed For Northeast Cruise Ports on Wednesday, February 7, 2018.  Winter Storm Liam will spread another round of snow, sleet and freezing rain from the Plains into the Midwest and Northeast through […]

Cruise Ship Sinking

Cruise Ship Sinking

MV Lyubov Orlova Drifting Ghost Ship or Sunk?

January 30, 2014

Lyubov Orlova sailed into St. John’s, Newfoundland in Canada, was inspected and prevented from sailing with passengers for a booked cruise due to too many issues not passing inspection. Meanwhile, the crew was aboard while […]

Philippine Ferry MV Doña Paz Collision
Cruise Ship Sinking

Philippine Ferry MV Doña Paz Collision More Than 4000 Passengers Dead

December 20, 1987

On December 20, 1987, at 06:30 hours, the  Philippine-registered passenger ferry  MV Doña Paz owned by Sulpicio Lines sank after colliding with the oil tanker MT Vector.  The MV Doña Paz was sailing from Leyte island to the Philippine capital of Manila. MV Doña Paz was seriously overcrowded, had  no radio […]

Cruise Ship Sinking

Ferry El Almirante Sinks 170 Aboard Six Dead 31 Missing

June 26, 2017

The ferry El Almirante (The Admiral) sunk on  Sunday, June 25, 2017 at 1400 hours,  on Peňol-Guatapé reservoir lake near Bogota, Colombia. There were an estimated 170 passengers aboard the four deck cruise boat when […]

Cruise Ship Fires

Cruise Ship Fires

Cruise Ship Explosion Kills Eight Injures 17

May 25, 2017

This day in cruise industry: Fourteen yeas ago today, on Sunday, May 25, 2003, Norwegian Cruise Line’s SS Norway, had just moored in Miami, Florida, at the end of a 7-day Caribbean cruise, with  911 […]

Cruise Ship Fires

Boudicca Cruise Ship Fire

January 25, 2015

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 […]

Cruise Ship Fires

High Speed Ferry Explosion

June 6, 2015

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 […]

Cruise Ship Drugs

Cruise Ship Drugs

Florence Childs Selling Spokane Pot Store

September 22, 2015

Florence Childs, 81, wants to cruise in Europe and is ready to retire again. The  Spokane pot store she opened Jan 2105, has sales of $700,000 with a license won in the state lottery is for sale. Childs, a retired […]

Cruise Ship IKEA Ecstasy Warning
Cruise Ship Drugs

Florida Cruise Ship Drug IKEA Ecstasy Warning

December 16, 2017

As the December holidays are upon us, this is the time Cruise Bruise reminds passengers and crew alike about drug overdoses, especially on cruises, in cruise ship ports and particularly the party drug ecstasy (see […]

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Travel Warning

6.3 Earthquake 4km S of Plomarion Greece

June 12, 2017

An Earthquake which was measured as 6.3, hit in the Mediterranean region of Europe near Plomarikon, Greece earlier today. (see video below) The strong earthquake shook the eastern Aegean on Monday, with preliminary readings of […]

Turkey 6.7 Earthquake Rocks Kos Greece Cruise Ship Port
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Turkey 6.7 Earthquake Rocks Kos Greece Cruise Ship Port

July 21, 2017

Cruise Ship Weather A magitutude  6.7  earth struck Mediterranean Sea cruise ship ports. (see 2 videos below). Two are reported dead and dozens were injured in Kos, Greece as buildings collapsed and the earthquake produced a tsunami  on […]

Cruise Incidents

Expedition Cruise Ship Grounding Kugaaruk Nunavut
Incidents

Expedition Cruise Ship Grounding Kugaaruk Nunavut

August 27, 2018

Expedition Cruise Ship Grounding Kugaaruk Nunavut – One Ocean Expeditions’ cruise ship Akademik Ioffe ran aground (see video below) in the Gulf of Boothia near Kugaaruk, Nunavut, on Friday morning, August 24, 2018. There were a […]

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Cruise Ship Tracker Upgrades Nearly Complete
Statistics

Cruise Ship Wave Tracker Upgrades Nearly Complete

May 21, 2018

Cruise Ship Wave Tracker Winter 2017/2018 Upgrades Nearly Complete – This past weekend the work continued on the Cruise Ship Wave network with more added security features (see video below) for our visitors. You will […]