• Royal Caribbean Cruise Line Founder Dead at 87
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    Royal Caribbean Cruise Line Founder Dead at 87

    Royal Caribbean Cruise Line Founder Dead at 87 – On Friday, November 8, 2019, Edwin W Stephan, 87, Royal Caribbean Cruise Line founder, passed away in Miami. Florida. Royal Caribbean Cruise Line has grown into [...]
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    Ocean Cleanup Solar Cruise Ship Design Sea Vacuum

    Ocean Cleanup Solar Cruise Ship Design Sea Vacuum (see video below) – With a design resembling a cruise ship or perhaps more like the vintage Seattle ferry  MV Kalakala, the Ocean Cleanup, a non-government engineering [...]
  • Post-tropical Storm Rebekah Track 0500 Hours November 1, 2019
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    Tropical Storm Rebekah

    Tropical Storm Rebekah – (see new video below) NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 500 AM AST Fri Nov 01, 2019 Satellite imagery indicates that Rebekah has degenerated to a remnant low as the circulation [...]

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Destinations

New Ferry Service Rason North Korea to Vladivostok Russia

May 18, 2017

Yesterday, cargo and passenger ferry service began traveling to port city Vladivostok, Russia with a new ferry service from Rason, North Korea. The North Korean-flagged Man Gyong Bong 92 (Mangyongbong – IMO: 8890580) arrived in  Vladivostok, […]

Cruise Ship Overboards

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Cruise Ship Passenger Overboard

July 13, 2015

Keith White, 34, a welding technologist and certified lifeguard from London, Ontario, Canada, was sailing aboard Mariposa Cruises’ Northern Spirit on Lake Ontario Saturday, June 13, 2015 around 7:35 p.m, when according to friends he […]

Cruise Ship Injury

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 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 […]

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Cruise Ship Crime

Cruise Crime

Seabourn Spirit Cruise Ship Pirate Attack 10 Years Ago

November 5, 2015

Cruise Bruise Investigates:  Hero Michael Groves saves Seabourn Spirit cruise ship passengers in the most violent pirate attack on a  #cruise ship ten years ago today. Seabourn Spirit attacked with Ak47s and rocket-propelled grenades. Seabourn Spirit was nearly […]

April Fools Day Cocaine Smuggling Passengers Arrested
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April Fools Day Cocaine Smuggling Passengers Arrested

March 29, 2019

April Fools Day Cocaine Smuggling Passengers Arrested (see video below) – On Monday, March 25, 2019 at 0700 hours, when MSC Cruises ship MSC Opera arrived in Funchal, Madeira,  Judicial Police seized 15-20 kilos of cocaine. The cocaine […]

Cruise Ship Illness

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 Weather

Tropical Depression Lane Track 0500 Hours August 28 2018
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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 […]

7.0 Earthquake 86km ENE of Tadine New Caledonia
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7.0 Earthquake 86km ENE of Tadine New Caledonia

November 22, 2017

The largest in a series of earthquakes has struck the Tadine,  New Caledonia region on Sunday November 19, 2017. The earthquake triggered a minor tsunami. (see video below) This earthquake and the others was felt […]

Hurricane Katia Track 1300 Hours September 7 2017
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Tropical Storm Katia

September 6, 2017

NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 100 PM CDT Thu Sep 07 2017 At 100 PM CDT (1800 UTC), the center of Hurricane Katia was located near latitude 21.6 North, longitude 94.6 West. Katia is stationary […]

Cruise Ship Sinking

MV Butiraoi Sinks 50 Passengers Aboard
Cruise Ship Sinking

MV Butiraoi Sinks 50 Passengers Aboard in Gilbert Islands

January 28, 2018

The MV Butiraoi,  a 55-foot wooden catamaran ferry, left Nonouti Island in the Gilbert Islands (see video below) for South Tarawa, Kiribati on Thursday, January 18, 2018 for a two day trip, with sea conditions “moderate […]

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 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

SS Morro Castle Fire Monument

March 9, 2017

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 […]

Cruise Ship Drugs

Norwegian Escape Crew Cocaine Smuggling Arrest
Cruise Ship Drugs

Norwegian Escape Crew Cocaine Smuggling Arrest

February 8, 2018

On Monday, January 15, 2018, Akim Travis Davis Locto, 24,  a crew member from Babonneau, Castries, Saint Lucia was arrested aboard Norwegian Cruise Lines cruise ship Norwegian Escape at the Falmouth, (Trelawny) Jamaica (see video below) […]

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Travel Warning

New Cruise Bruise Category – Gofundme Cruises

October 3, 2015

Need a #cruise, but can’t afford one? No problem. Over 100  people are requesting donations for themselves or others to take a cruise using Gofundme. Free Cruises Through Gofundme There was a time that cruises were taken […]

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Spectrum of the Seas Build Meyer Werft Shipyard Papenburg Germany
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Germany Where Most American Cruise Ships Are Built

February 2, 2018

Spectrum of the Seas is taking shape block by block. Spectrum of the Seas is Quantum class is a class of cruise ship from Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines. With a unique construction process underway, mega-blocks of Royal Caribbean’s […]

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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 […]