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Destinations

USCG Cutter John McCormick Arrived Ketchikan Alaska

April 14, 2017

The new United States Coast Guard (USCG) cutter John McCormick arrived in Ketchikan, Alaska Friday morning after a 40-day journey from Florida. Captain Shannan Greene says the new cutter will provide more response capability for […]

Destinations

Wonderful Wednesday Wildlife Window

March 29, 2017

The University of Queensland researchers were brought into ‘Australia’s Jurassic Park’, more than five years ago by the aboriginal Goolarabooloo community. “Nowhere else in the world has as many dinosaurs represented by track that Walmadany does,” […]

Cruise Ship Overboards

RCI Bans Passenger After Symphony of the Seas Overboard
Overboard

RCI Bans Passenger After Symphony of the Seas Overboard

January 19, 2019

RCI Bans Passenger After Symphony of the Seas Overboard (see video below) – On January 11, 2019, Nick Naydev, 27, from Vancouver, Washington was banned from Royal Caribbean International cruise line ships after he deliberately […]

Overboard

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 […]

Carnival Fantasy Passenger Overboard Near Progreso Mexico
Overboard

Carnival Fantasy Passenger Overboard Near Progreso Mexico

December 20, 2018

Carnival Fantasy Passenger Overboard Near Progreso Mexico – On Sunday, December 16, 2018, passenger Luke Renner, 22, from Johns Creek, Georgia deliberately jumped off Carnival Cruise Lines ship Carnival Fantasy. Renner who is on the […]

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 […]

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 […]

Cruise Ship Missing

Norwegian Pearl Crew Member Missing Victoria BC Canada
Cruise Ship Missing

Norwegian Pearl Crew Member Missing Victoria BC Canada

June 7, 2018

Norwegian Pearl Crew Member Missing Victoria BC Canada – Norwegian Pearl crew member Lloyd Takana, 36, has been reported missing by Norwegian Cruise Line. Missing is defined as  “jumped ship”, meaning he willingly left the […]

Cruise Ship Crime

Cruise Crime

Forever Lucky Cruise Ship Very Unlucky Human Trafficking

July 6, 2018

Forever Lucky Cruise Ship Very Unlucky Human Trafficking – On Monday, July 2, 2018, the Philippines Coast Guard stopped the cruise ship, MV Forever Lucky (see video below English ending)from sailing off from the Port of Orion.  The […]

Norwegian Dawn Passenger Arrested After Attack
Cruise Crime

Norwegian Dawn Passenger Arrested After Attack

July 4, 2018

Norwegian Dawn Passenger Arrested After Attack – On Sunday, July 2, 2018,  Norwegian Dawn cruise ship passenger Gina Martell, 36, from Kingston, Massachusetts, was arrested while the cruise ship was docked in Hamilton, Bermuda. The attacked took […]

Cruise Ship Illness

Anthem of the Seas Norovirus Outbreak
Cruise Ship Illness

Anthem of the Seas Cruise Ship New Jersey Norovirus Outbreak

November 15, 2017

Some very vocal cruise ship passengers have reported becoming ill while aboard Royal Caribbean Cruise Line’s (RCCL) cruise ship Anthem of Seas, during their honeymoon this month. Anthem of Seas was on a 7-night Bahamas cruise and departed Cape […]

Cruise Ship Weather

Tropical Storm Kirk Track 1700 Hours September 28 2018
Cruise Ship Weather

Tropical Storm Kirk

September 22, 2018

NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 500 PM AST Fri Sep 28 2018 Tropical Storm Kirk (see 12 videos below) is barely meeting the criteria for a tropical cyclone. The small low-level center is still exposed […]

Cruise Ship Weather

Two Earthquakes 6.6 and 5.0 Strike New Zealand Island

July 11, 2017

Australians cruising to popular New Zealand ports, including Auckland, Tauranga, Wellington, Akaroa and Dunedin may see a difference of geography at any of those ports or nearby towns. At minimum, they are likely to hear […]

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 […]

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 […]

Ferry Mercraft 3 Sinks Philippines December 21, 2017
Cruise Ship Sinking

Five Dead After Ferry Sinks

December 22, 2017

The ferry Mercraft 3 sank in the Philippines (see video below) around 1100 hours on Thursday, December 21, 2017. The ferry had been traveling on rough seas from Ungos port in Real, a town east […]

Cruise Ship Fires

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 […]

Carnival Ecstasy Cruise Ship Fire July 20 1998
Cruise Ship Fires

Carnival Ecstasy Cruise Ship Fire

July 20, 2017

On this day in cruise history, nineteen years ago today on  Monday July 20, 1998 Carnival Cruise Lines cruise ship Carnival Ecstasy was sailing off Miami Beach, Florida when a fire broke out. (see video below) The […]

Cruise Ship Drugs

Cruise Ship Drugs

Canada Arrests Three Island Princess Crew

May 12, 2017

According to a News Vancouver report, three crew members from Princess Cruises’ Island Princess were arrested in Vancouver, British Columbia Canada. Canada Border Services Agency officers and members of the Vancouver Police Department’s Canine Unit […]

Cruise Ship Drugs

Cruise Ship Cocaine Smuggling Ring Leader Arrested

February 3, 2017

Cruise Bruise: #Cruise ship Freedom of the seas Mother’s Day Jamaica cocaine smuggling ring, fifth woman arrested works at school district. Rita Gray, 38, from Washington DC, a business manager with District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS) […]

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) […]

Travel Warnings

Havana Cuba Norwegian Sky Passengers Left High-Dry
Travel Warning

Havana Cuba Norwegian Sky Passengers Left High-Dry

December 5, 2018

Havana Cuba Norwegian Sky Passengers Left High-Dry – On Wednesday, April 25, 2018, Norwegian Cruise Lines had changed the scheduled departure time at Havana from 5:00 pm to 2:00 pm. Passengers were notified of the […]

Travel Warning

10 Dead – Terror Attack On Bus and Police

July 30, 2015

Latest  terror attack on bus and police kills 7 plus 3 gunmen,  travel alert issued by U.K, not USA. On Monday, July 27, 2015, a terror attack on a bus and police station in Gurdaspur, Punjab, India resulted […]

Cruise Incidents

Forever Lucky Cruise Ship
Incidents

Forever Lucky Unluckiest Cruise Ship Grounding

January 16, 2019

Forever Lucky Unluckiest Cruise Ship Grounding – On Monday, January 7, 2019,  cruise ferry company  Fahrenheit Company Ltd ship Forever Lucky ran aground in the Sulu Sea, about 15 miles northeast of the island of […]

Statistics

Statistics

Cruise Bruise News Daily Newspaper

February 15, 2017

Cruise Bruise News upgraded daily newspaper is now online, includes unedited cruise and travel news from nine cruise lines,  the USCG and others, photos, videos

Cruise Ship Fires and Cruise Ship Sinking Upgrades
Statistics

Cruise Ship Fires-Cruise Ship Sinking Website Upgrades

May 29, 2018

Cruise Ship Fires and Cruise Ship Sinking Upgrades – Over the long weekend we completed upgrades to Cruise Ship Fires and Cruise Ship Sinking. These two websites are part of our Cruise Ship Wave ‘Awareness’ division. […]