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Cruise Port View Washington DC Leak

February 6, 2017

Washington DC page gets leak. Thousands of We The People White House petitions deleted from White House website, the good, bad and ugly. Cruise Bruise Investigates the 11,000+ petitions missing from the Washington DC White House […]

Cruise Ship Overboards

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Wendy Portman Lewis Cruise Ship Overboard

October 14, 2015

Wendy Portman Lewis, 59, from Palm Desert, California has been identified as the woman  cruise ship passenger who went overboard from Seabourn Quest near Boston on September 11. Wendy Portman Lewis, 59, and, with her husband Douglas Lewis […]

Holland America Line Amsterdam Crew Overboard Alaska
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Holland America Line Amsterdam Crew Overboard Alaska

August 4, 2018

On Thursday, August 2, 2018, a crew member, age 35,  who worked aboard Holland America Line cruise ship Amsterdam went overboard near Biorka Island, Alaska. The crew member was last seen at 1800 hours. Amsterdam crew […]

Cruise Ship Injury

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 […]

Viking Sun Medevac Senior Cruise Passenger Near Santa Maria Chile
Cruise Ship Injury

Viking Sun Passenger Chile Medevac During World Cruise

February 14, 2019

Viking Sun Passenger Chile Medevac During World Cruise – On Sunday, February 10, 2019, Sheila Eaton, 66, from the United States was evacuated by the Chilean navy after the Viking Cruises’ Viking Sun cruise ship passenger suffered […]

Cruise Ship Injury

Cruise Ship Collision – 30 Injured

June 19, 2015

#Cruise Ship Sinking: Saint Laurent collides in St. Lawrence locks, takes on water. Injured evacuated. International Shipping Partners Saint Laurent Collided with the Eisenhower Lock on the St. Lawrence River. The Michigan Great Lakes Cruise, Saint Laurent […]

Cruise Ship Missing

Cruise Ship Missing

Suitcase With Body Inside Washes Ashore at Rimini Italy

March 27, 2017

Italian police are investigating if the remains of an Asian woman found in the Port of Rimini, Italy are those of missing cruise ship passenger Li Yinglei. Yinglei, 36,  has been missing since she disappeared from MSC […]

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

Carnival Freedom Galveston Texas
Cruise Crime

Carnival Freedom Caribbean Cruise Scam

June 2, 2017

Another Facebook scam allegedly lures in more than one hundred victims in a scam targeting cruise ship travelers. The cruises were offered either to the Caribbean or Hawaii and an estimated 183 people were suckered via […]

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, […]

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 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

Cruise Ship Weather

Heros: Carnival Corp Brings Hope

March 22, 2015

Cyclone Pam devastated Vanuatu. Carnival Corp donates $300k,   including $150k from Chairman Micky Arison, 4 #cruise ships deliver aid. Heroes: Carnival Corp Brings Hope To Devastated Vanuatu When category 5 cyclone Pam hit the Vanuatu […]

Post Tropical Storm Vicente Track 1000 Hours October 23 2018
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Tropical Storm Vicente

October 18, 2018

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 […]

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 […]

Costa Concordia Sinking Seven Years Ago Today
Cruise Ship Sinking

Costa Concordia Sinking Seven Years Ago Today

January 13, 2019

Costa Concordia Sinking Seven Years Ago Today – On this day in cruise history, the cruise ship Costa Concordia sinking took place off the coast of Italy near Giglio on Friday the 13th of January, […]

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

Fire Injures 14 Kills 1 Sun Cruz Passengers
Cruise Ship Fires

Fire Injures 14 Kills 1 Sun Cruz Passengers

January 15, 2018

On Sunday January 14, 2018 around 1600 hours, the Sun Cruz casino ship Tropical Breeze shuttle boat caught fire (see video below). One person, reportedly a 42-year-old woman  is dead and 14 others injured after a […]

Aqua Expeditions Aqua Amazon Cruise Ship Fire Explosion Sinking July 16 2016
Cruise Ship Fires

Seven Dead After Cruise Ship Explosion

July 16, 2017

It was one year ago today in cruise history,  when seven crew members were killed and thirteen were injured after Aqua Expeditions cruise ship Aqua Amazon caught fire,  exploded and sank in the port of […]

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 Ship Passenger Smuggles Cocaine In Lava Lamp

March 24, 2014

Customs agents discovered a volcanic eruption when drug dogs alerted to cocaine when sniffing a cruise ship passenger’s luggage. The agents discovered the liquid inside a lava lamp, actually contained 1.5 liters of liquid cocaine. […]

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 […]

Travel Warnings

7.1 Earthquake 5km ENE of Raboso Mexico
Travel Warning

7.1 Earthquake Rocks Raboso Mexico

September 20, 2017

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 […]

State Department Changes Cuba Travel Advisory
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State Department Changes Cuba Travel Advisory

August 27, 2018

State Department Changes Cuba Travel Advisory – On August 23, 2018, the State Department lowered its advisory from level 3 to level 2 for Cuba. Azamara Journey, Carnival Paradise, Empress of the Seas, MSC Opera, Norwegian Sky, […]

Cruise Medicare Couple Stranded Nassau Bahamas Gofundme
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Cruise Medicare Couple Stranded Nassau Bahamas Gofundme

February 23, 2019

Cruise Medicare Couple Stranded Nassau Bahamas Gofundme – Michelle Manuel and Rose Johnson from Irvine, Kentucky are both disabled and would not have been able to afford a cruise by themselves, they say. However, friends […]

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Statistics

Cuba Cruise Ship Travel Medical Costs

August 26, 2015

Cruise Bruise: The hidden cruise ship # travel medical cost of #cruise ship travel to Cuba has secret benefits for cruise ship passengers and crew members. Medical issues while traveling are a primary concern for cruise ship […]

Statistics

Viking Ocean Cruises Expands Cruise Ship Fleet

December 17, 2017

Viking Ocean Cruises has contracted to build four more ocean cruise ships according to an announcement from Fincantieri. With these new ships, Viking’s ocean cruise fleet will reach 10 cruise ships making the cruise line […]