• Mytle Beach South Carolina Lost and Found After Hurricane Irma 2017
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    Myrtle Beach Lost and Found After Hurricane Irma

    Myrtle Beach South Carolina Lost and Found After Hurricane Irma The message posted this morning for the Myrtle Beach group I founded and where I am admin  said simply, “Anyone missing their uppers dentures found [...]
  • 7.1 Earthquake 5km ENE of Raboso Mexico
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    7.1 Earthquake Rocks Raboso Mexico

    09-19- 2017 at  18:14:39 UTC – Location: 18.584°N   98.399°W (see video below) UPDATE September 20, 2017: ABC News is reporting that “200 people are dead. Among the dead are at least 22 people, including students [...]
  • Hurricane Maria Track 1400 Hours September 21 2017
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    Tropical Storm Maria

    NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 200 PM AST Thu Sep 21 2017 Bookmark this page for updates – (See 6:00 AM video below) At 200 PM AST (1800 UTC), the large eye of Hurricane [...]
  • Atlantic Weather Outlook Tropical Storm Lee 1400 Hours September 21 2017
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    Tropical Storm Lee

    NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 800 AM EDT Thu Sep 21 2017 Bookmark this page for updates For the North Atlantic…Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico: The National Hurricane Center is issuing advisories [...]

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Cruise Ship Port Schedule Calendars By Country

April 17, 2017

Earlier this month, we rolled out the 2017/2018 Cruise Line Schedules.  This past weekend, we began rolling out our  news Cruise Port Schedule feature, Combined Cruise Port Schedules by Country.  This is an internet first, […]

Destinations

Herbariums – The Art and Science of Seaweed Collecting

February 27, 2017

  Herbariums – The Art and Science of Seaweed Collecting An herbarium is collection of dried plants for scientific study. Women seaweed hunters like Margaret Gatty, walked the beaches in Victorian England collecting specimens for their seaweed […]

Cruise Ship Overboards

Overboard

Another Ferry Captain Hero

May 6, 2015

John Tracy Casco Bay Lines Ferry Captain, dives into icy Portland, Maine sea to save man who fell from a pier today. A man who fell off a dock at the Maine State Pier in Portland […]

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George Uthuppu – Carnival Triumph Overboard

June 3, 2015

Cruise Ship Missing: The  overboard  mystery of cruise ship passenger George Uthuppu has been solved with autopsy results. On March 17, 2015, George Uthuppu, 54, from Kingwood, Texas was on a birthday celebration cruise with his wife […]

Cruise Ship Injury

Cruise Ship Injury

Cruise Broken Back Gets Emergency Medevac

January 27, 2017

Cruise Bruise: Woman, 20, with fractured spine gets medevac from Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines #cruise ship Legend of the Seas, A medevac took place 80km southeast of Wellington, New Zealand aboard Royal Caribbean Cruise Line’s Legend of the […]

Cruise Ship Missing

Cruise Ship Missing

Cruise Ship MS Britannia Sinking Now In Netherlands

June 22, 2014

Cruise ship MS Britannia sinking in the Netherlands today. Nearly 200 evacuated in suburbs outside of Amsterdam. Britannia has a large hole in the stern of her hull. The story is on  Cruise Ship Sinking website. […]

Cruise Ship Missing

Liberty of the Seas Bartender Overboard

May 3, 2017

The crew member overboard in the Gulf of Mexico this week has been identified as Norman DeCastro, 39, from the Philippines. DeCastro was a Royal Caribbean Cruise Line’s Liberty of the Seas bartender crew member from […]

Cruise Ship Crime

Cruise Crime

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

Caribbean CDC Travel Alert Zika Virus Outbreaks

March 23, 2017

Medical facilities on cruise ships can vary widely depending on ship size, itinerary, length of cruise, and passenger demographics. Generally, shipboard medical clinics can provide medical care comparable to that of ambulatory care centers. Although […]

Cruise Ship Illness

Cruise Ship Norovirus Outbreaks

May 9, 2015

Cruise Bruise:  #cruise ship Norovirus outbreaks not the cruise line’s fault, but you can’t sue the air. May 9, 2015 – In this day of get rich quick lawsuit mentality, the first thought some people have when it […]

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, […]

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The Australia-Pacific plate boundary is over 4000 km long on the northern margin, from the Sunda (Java) trench in the west to the Solomon Islands in the east. The eastern section is over 2300 km long, extending west from northeast of the Australian continent and the Coral Sea until it intersects the east coast of Papua New Guinea. The boundary is dominated by the general northward subduction of the Australia plate. Nearby Places Kokopo, Papua New Guinea 110.5 km (68.7 mi) ESE - Population: 26,273 Arawa, Papua New Guinea 310.7 km (193.0 mi) WNW - Population: 40,266 Kimbe, Papua New Guinea 345.5 km (214.7 mi) ENE - Population: 18,847 Kavieng, Papua New Guinea 357.8 km (222.3 mi) SE - Population: 14,490 Alotau, Papua New Guinea - 680.0 km (422.5 mi) NNEPopulation: 10,025
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6.7 Earthquake 38km SSE Taron Papua New Guinea

July 13, 2017

The latest in a series of earthquakes has hit New Zealand. As we reported on July 11, 2017, at 0330 hours local time,  a 6.6 earthquake shook New Zealand.  June 13, the United States Geological […]

Atlantic Tropical Storms August 4 2017
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Watching Two Atlantic Caribbean Storm Systems

August 4, 2017

Cruise Ship Weather As reported Yesterday, we are watching to two storm systems in the Atlantic Caribbean cruise ship region. (video below) Yesterday, storm system 1  formation  chance through 48 hours, low, 30 percent. Formation […]

Cruise Ship Weather

Safety Reminder: Cruise Ship Pool Decks Are Slippery

August 7, 2014

#Cruise Bruise: A reminder to walk carefully on the pool decks, they are wet and spilled substances such as sun tan lotion or sweet beverages mix to increase risk. Constantly remind children not to run while […]

Cruise Ship Sinking

Cruise Ship Sinking

MV Versace Amara Sinks

August 18, 2014

#Cruise Ship Sinking: The  MV Versace Amara sinks Saturday, after puncturing hull on a reef just off a volcanic island. There were 20 passengers and five crew aboard. Around 0100 hours on Saturday, August 16, 2014, the […]

Cruise Ship Fires

Cruise Ship Fires

Cruise Ship Fire Compagnie du Ponant L’ Boreal

November 18, 2015

  Compagnie du Ponant  Cruise Ship L’ Boreal has reported a fire at sea and put out a distress call with 347 passengers and crew aboard. November 18, 2015 around 0201 local time, L’ Boreal cruise ship […]

Cruise Ship Fires

Passenger Ship Fire 544 Aboard

August 15, 2015

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 […]

Cruise Ship Drugs

Cruise Ship Drugs

USCG ICE Seize 1.5 Tons Marijuana From Caribbean Vessel

July 29, 2014

ICE:  Caribbean Sea Marijuana Arrest – 3,500 pounds of marijuana was seized and five people were arrested aboard ship An-Nur. Wholesale drug value $3.5 million. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), working jointly with the Coast […]

Cruise Ship Drugs

Cruise Bruise Investigates Tampa Port Drug Bust

March 8, 2015

Cruise Bruise Investigation into the drug smuggler who flipped on 6 #cruise ship crew members and the Princess drug smuggler who ran the operation, full story with complete documentation. Jason Leon Carmichael, 21, Arkine John, 21, […]

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Happy Mother’s Day!

May 10, 2015

Mother’s Day is the center of Cruise Ship Deaths Awareness month, reminding everyone to stay safe. May is Cruise Ship Deaths Awareness Month May is Cruise Ship Deaths Awareness Month,designated May 1, 2015 by CruiseShipDeaths.com. […]

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6.9 Earthquake 5km NNE of San Pablo Guatemala

June 14, 2017

An estimate 6.9 earthquake took place today northeast of San Pablo, Guatemala. There have been over 600 reports so far, from those having reported feeling the earthquake. Currently, this area is getting heavy rainfall, as […]

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 […]

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Typhoon Fengshen June 21 2008
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Princess Of Star Sinking

June 21, 2017

On This Day in Cruise History: Nine years ago today, the Princess Of Star sank on June 21, 2008. Everything that could wrong, did go wrong for the crew of the M/V Princess Of Star. The […]

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Disney Cruise Line’s Chocolate Soufflé

March 1, 2017

Chocolate Soufflé Serves 6 3 tablespoons butter, plus more for greasing the soufflé cups 6 tablespoons sugar, plus more for dusting the soufflé cups 1 cup milk 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour 3 tablespoons Dutch-processed cocoa […]