• Tropical Storm Oscar Forming 1400 Hours October 23 2018
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    Tropical Storm Oscar

    NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 200 PM EDT Tue Oct 23 2018 For the North Atlantic…Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico: Tropical Storm Oscar Forming? –  (see video below) A broad area of low [...]
  • Post Tropical Storm Vicente Track 1000 Hours October 23 2018
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    Tropical Storm Vicente

    NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 1000 AM CDT Tue Oct 23 2018 Tropical Storm Vicente (see 5 videos below) – Satellite imagery indicates that Vicente crossed the coast of the Mexican state of Michoacan a [...]

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Cruise Destinations

Green Bay Wisconsin Becomes Cruise Port
Destinations

Green Bay Wisconsin Becomes Cruise Port

February 25, 2018

Green Bay, Wisconsin is getting on the map as a cruise port in July 2018.  Green Bay and Sturgeon Bay are ports of call on  Victory Cruise Lines (see video below) cruise ship Victory 10-day Great […]

Cruise Ship Overboards

Overboard

Rescue Me Balloon – Cruise Ship Missing

June 23, 2015

Kickstarter Rescue Me Balloon raised $36,000. Could save many #cruise ship missing. Kickstarter project, Rescue Me Balloon raised $36,000. Could save many #cruise ship missing. Rescue Me Balloon Signal Device, an SOS device which could save many […]

Overboard

Seven Seas Mariner Cruise Ship Passenger Overboard

July 12, 2018

Seven Seas Mariner Cruise Ship Passenger Overboard – On Tuesday,  July 10, 2018,  a passenger aboard Regent Seven Seas Cruises ship Seven Seas Mariner went overboard on the first night of the cruise.  At the time, Seven […]

Cruise Ship Injury

Cruise Ship Injury

NCL Passenger Files Lawsuit After Water Slide Incident

April 12, 2017

On April 6, 2016 a Norwegian Cruise Line, Norwegian Escape passenger filed a lawsuit in  the Federal  Southern District Court of  Florida, after alleging she suffered injuries inside the water slide aboard their cruise ship. […]

Cruise Ship Injury

Hausman Not Credible $21.5 Million Award Reversed

January 7, 2016

U.S. District Court Judge finds James Hausman “not credible” after former employee alerts #cruise line Holland America Line to evidence tampering and lies in the walked into door head injury case. Court documents outline why the jury verdict was over-turned […]

Cruise Ship Injury

Cruise Ship Injury Ends Legendary Musician’s Career

August 14, 2015

Lawsuit filed by Gyula Bruno Fekete brother blames  Uniworld River Cruises for legendary saxophonist’s 2014 SS Antoinette delayed head injury/coma treatment by Boppard, German hospital. On June 3, 2014 legendary saxophonist from Hungary Gyula Bruno (Maxi) Fekete, 62, had been booked to perform […]

Cruise Ship Missing

Cruise Ship Missing

Cruise Ship Passenger Missing Costa Victoria

July 18, 2014

Cruise Ship Missing: Female # cruise ship passenger, 53,  is missing from Costa Victoria, ship held in port same day due to former passenger injury lawsuit filed. Ms Hsieh, 53, a Taiwanese-American, was reported missing from the Costa […]

Cruise Ship Missing

Muslim Cruise Passengers Missing in Port

January 22, 2017

Cruise Bruise: Three Muslim #cruise passenger are missing in port after election state of emergency is called. A President who took office as a result of a coup, refuses to leave after being voted out, wrecking havoc […]

Cruise Ship Crime

Italy Cruise Ship Murder Investigation Begun
Cruise Crime

Italy Cruise Ship Murder Investigation Begun

March 19, 2018

As reported in June 2017, Simone Scheuer Souza, 36, from São Paulo, Brazil was a housekeeping crew member aboard MSC Cruises cruise ship MSC Musica when she went overboard on Monday, June 19, 2017 (see video below) while […]

Cruise Crime

AU Bomb Scare Cruise Ship and Ferry Evacuated

November 30, 2015

Cruise Ship Fires: #Cruise Ship  Noordam and #ferry Spirit of Tasmania were both evacuated in Melbourne, #Australia after a police dog alerted for a #bomb while sniffing a pallet of groceries on the dock. As Noordam and […]

Cruise Ship Illness

Cruise Ship Illness

Cruise Ship Doctor Sues Cruise Line and Cruise Ship Captain

August 19, 2014

#Cruise Bruise: Doctor says race to keep Balmoral transatlantic  Titantic 100 year Memorial Cruise on schedule, saw another cruise ship captain put schedule before human life. Tim Rex was on the ‘Titanic Memorial Voyage’, working for the BBC to film […]

Cruise Ship Illness

Barf Lawyers Lose Against Cruise Line

August 1, 2015

No Special Treatment:  Sickly #cruise ship passengers will suck it up like the rest of the world. An article by Maritime Executive shows the cruise line was not a fault for barf fest, stating “However, the performing […]

Island Princess First 2018 Cruise Ship Norovirus Outbreak
Cruise Ship Illness

CDC Cruise Ship Outbreak Statistics 2008 to 2014

February 10, 2018

What is already known on this topic? “From 1990 to 2004, the reported rates of diarrheal disease (three or more loose stools or a greater than normal amount in a 24-hour period) on cruise ships […]

Cruise Ship Weather

Cruise Ship Weather

HAL Westerdam Excursion Plane Crashes

June 25, 2015

Cruise Bruise:  Alaska float plane excursion crashes with 8 cruise ship passengers aboard. USCG search underway. 8 Cruise Ship Passengers Aboard When Plane Crashed June 25, 2015 Eight cruise ship passengers who were sailing aboard Holland America a Line […]

Tropical Depression Lane Track 0500 Hours August 28 2018
Cruise Ship Weather

Tropical Storm Lane

August 11, 2018

NWS Central Pacific Hurricane Center Honolulu HI 500 AM HST Tue Aug 28 2018 Overnight GOES-15 fog product imagery along with a few VIIRS images and a Monday evening SCATSAT pass show that the exposed […]

7.2 Eathquake 37km NE of Pinotepa de Don Luis Mexico February 16 2018
Cruise Ship Weather

7.2 Earthquake 37km NE of Pinotepa de Don Luis Mexico

February 16, 2018

On Friday, February 16, 2018,  a 7.2 earthquake struck in Oaxaca, Mexico (see video below). The earthquake occurred as a result of shallow thrust faulting on or near the plate boundary between the Cocos and […]

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 […]

Cruise Ship Sinking

Portland Spirit Collision During Red Bull Event

August 3, 2015

Portland boater congestion during  Red Bull event lead to cruise ship collision, USCG terminates event permit. Portland Spirit Cruises & Events Ship Portland Spirit Collided with Boaters of the Redbull Flugtag Event on the Willamette River at […]

Cruise Ship Sinking

MV Pinak Sinks – Over 100 Passengers Dead

July 5, 2014

#Cruise Ship Sinking:  MV Pinak sunk with an estimated 250 ferry passengers aboard, only about 100 rescued, the other passengers are missing. Rescue slow. MV Pinak Ferry Sinks Padma River Dhaka Bangladesh With Over 200 Passengers Aboard. […]

Cruise Ship Fires

Cruise Ship Fires

Cruise Europa Galley Fire Monday

December 21, 2015

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 […]

Cruise Ship Fires

Cruise Ship Fire Delays Voyage Until April

January 12, 2016

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 […]

Cruise Ship Drugs

Travel Warnings

6.8 Earthquake 137km E of Tadine New Caledonia
Travel Warning

7.0 Earthquake 137km E of Tadine New Caledonia

October 31, 2017

An undersea earthquake of magnitude 7.0 has struck close to New Caledonia in the South Pacific, the US Geological Survey says. It was followed by a 6.8 earthquake. The epicentre was located 117.5 km east […]

Travel Warning

Cruise Ship Passengers From Hell

March 26, 2015

Cruise Bruise:  How not to become a #cruise ship passenger from hell. Are you on the list of lists? Our tips to being a good cruise ship passenger. List #1 of 3 – Yahoo Travel: How to […]

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 […]

Statistics

Statistics

Crafting Royal Caribbeans Main Dining Room Menu

July 12, 2017

Crafting Royal Caribbeans Main Dining Room Menu From a recent heads up from Royal Caribbean, we learned more about what it takes to manage their huge cruise ship fleet. “With ships around the world, Royal […]

Cruise Ship Complaints 2018 Upgrade
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Cruise Ship Complaints 2018 Upgrade Now Live

June 20, 2018

Cruise Ship Complaints 2018 Upgrade Now Live – Our 2018 Cruise Ship Wave Network upgrade has continued with the renovation of Cruise Ship Complaints. Cruise Ship Complaints is where we had posted the complaints passenger had made to […]