• Bermuda Same Sex Marriage Ban Affect Cruise Ships
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    Bermuda Same Sex Marriage Ban Affect Cruise Ships

    After legalizing same-sex marriage less than a year ago, the British Overseas Territory of Bermuda has approved a Domestic Partnership Act repealing the legislation (see video below). Bermuda  territory’s governor, John Rankin signed in a [...]
  • Teen Assaulted Aboard Independence of the Seas
    Cruise Crime

    Teen Assaulted Aboard Independence of the Seas

    At around 0200 hours on Sunday, August 16, 2015, Jason Lawson, 32,  and Arturo Martinez, 30 from Toledo, Ohio arrested aboard Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines cruise ship Independence of the Seas when it docked (see video [...]

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Go To Hell

March 10, 2017

Thank God it is Friday, now go to  hell. Cruise passengers often ask us where they should go. Cruise Bruise advice is to go to hell, Hell, Grand Cayman of course. The Caribbean is the […]

Destinations

North Korea Olympics Team Cruising To South Korea

January 4, 2018

The 2018 Winter Olympics and the 2018 Winter Paralympics will be held in Pyeongchang in South Korea. (see video below). They  begin on February 9, 2018 with an opening ceremony; the first game is on Saturday, February […]

Destinations

Americans Hot For Cuba Travel

March 15, 2015

One million Americans expected to travel to Cuba in 2015. New #Cruise Ships To Cuba for 2015. Legally travel to Cuba under new U.S. regulations. Cuba Cruise Ships Cruise ships currently sailing to Cuba include P & […]

Cruise Ship Overboards

Overboard

Search Ends For NCL Pearl Overboard Kaylyn Rose Sommer

November 14, 2015

USCG has called off the search for  missing Charleston, SC #cruise ship passenger Kaylyn Rose Sommer overboard off the coast of Cuba on Friday during music festival Mad Decent Boat Party on Friday

Overboard

Naked Passenger Jumps Overboard Arrested

November 6, 2015

Cruise Bruise Investigates: A male passenger has been arrested after he jumped overboard, swam to an island and broke into home, trashing the place. Police arrived to find the naked, wet man in yet another […]

Overboard

Dominic W O’Carroll Cruise Passenger Missing

April 14, 2015

Pullmantur Cruises’ Horizon #cruise ship passenger is overboard in the Caribbean near Puerto Rico. Pullmantur Cruises’ Horizon Passenger, April 13, 2015. Dominic William O’Carroll, 67, went overboard from Pullmantur Cruises’ Horizon near Puerto Rico on April […]

Cruise Ship Injury

Cruise Ship Injury

Two Cruise Ship Crew Members Overboard

July 29, 2015

Norwegian Cruise Line Pride Of America crew members injured during fall in life boat in Hilo Hawaii. On Tuesday, July 28, 2015 two crew members in their 30s were injured aboard Norwegian Cruise Lines Pride of America when they […]

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 […]

Diogo Penalva Cruise Ship Passenger Missing Overboard
Cruise Ship Missing

Cruise Ship Passenger Missing Overboard

November 13, 2017

Diogo Penalva, 21, from Lisbon, Portugal, a Finance and Accounting student at the ISCTE  Business School at Tallinn University of Technology in Estonia, disappeared from Silja  Line cruise ship Silja Serenade cruise on Monday November […]

Cruise Ship Crime

Cruise Crime

Murder-Suicide Darla J Mellinger Banner

April 3, 2015

Cruise Ship Deaths: Case now live, Darla J (Campbell) Mellinger Banner and John C Banner confirmed #cruise ship passengers in Ryndam murder-suicide Cruise Ship Murder Suicide Ryndam April, 2 2015 On Thursday, April 2, 2015 aboard […]

Cruise Crime

Carnival Triumph FBI Passenger Arrest

March 15, 2015

Cruise Bruise: American  passenger beat step-son bloody on #cruise to Mexico. FBI arrest made at Galveston, Texas. Wednesday, March 25, 2015 cruise ship passenger Joseph Allen, 44, was under ship’s arrest by security while the Carnival Cruise […]

Cruise Ship Illness

Cruise Ship Illness

Independence Of The Seas Miracle Baby Preemie

September 23, 2015

Cruise ship passenger  Emily Morgan gives birth months early aboard cruse ship at sea to one pound eight ounce  micro-preemie baby boy Haiden after 30 minutes labor. On Tuesday, September 1, 2015, Emily Morgan who runs a gymnastic […]

Cruise Ship Illness

U.S. State Dept Evacuates Family Members From Embassy

August 14, 2014

#Cruise Bruise: State Dept travel warning, no non-essential travel due to health conditions, 759 cases of Ebola and 293 deaths as Ebola epidemic worsens. The Department of State alerts U.S. citizens to screening procedures, travel […]

Cruise Ship Weather

Winter Storm Liam Headed For Northeast Cruise Ports
Cruise Ship Weather

Winter Storm Liam Headed For Northeast Cruise Ports

February 6, 2018

Winter Storm Liam Headed For Northeast Cruise Ports on Wednesday, February 7, 2018.  Winter Storm Liam will spread another round of snow, sleet and freezing rain from the Plains into the Midwest and Northeast through […]

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

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 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 Explosion Kills Eight Injures 17

May 25, 2017

This day in cruise industry: Fourteen yeas ago today, on Sunday, May 25, 2003, Norwegian Cruise Line’s SS Norway, had just moored in Miami, Florida, at the end of a 7-day Caribbean cruise, with  911 […]

Cruise Ship Drugs

Cruise Ship Drugs

American Cruise Ship Contractor Arab Middle East Drug Conviction

June 16, 2017

Matthew Thomas Gonzales aka Matty Gonzales,  39, an unmarried contractor for Florida cable company, Waveguide Communications was suppose to board Royal Caribbean International cruise ship Celebrity Constellation in Dubai in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on April […]

Travel Warnings

Travel Warning

Washington State Ferry Reservations Memorial Weekend

May 7, 2015

WSF reservations for ferry travel from the state of Washington is highly advised for the Memorial Day weekend. Where can I travel with a reservation? San Juan Islands From Anacortes (westbound) • Lopez Island • Shaw […]

Travel Warning

6.8 Earthquake 27km NW of Kasiguncu Indonesia

May 29, 2017

The United States Geological Survey reports a preliminary magnitude 6.8 earthquake struck near Kasiguncu, Indonesia today.  There was no initial word on damage or injury resulting from the quake. Kasiguncu is an urban village in […]

Cruise Incidents

Ferry Collision With Viking Star At Barcelona Spain
Incidents

Ferry Collision With Viking Star At Barcelona

January 13, 2018

On Friday,January 12, 2018, at 1400 hours local time, Grandi Navi Veloci (NGV) ferry Fantastic, registered in Tangier, Morocco, collided with the cruise ship Viking Star in Barcelona, Spain. Fantastic was backing and Viking Star […]

Statistics

Statistics

P and O Cruises Britannia Maiden Voyage

March 14, 2015

P & O Cruises’ Britannia take her maiden voyage today. The first 14-day Mediterranean #cruise from Southampton in the United Kingdom to Gibraltar; Barcelona, Spain; Monte Carlo and Rome, Italy. See the Britannia cruise ship schedule  

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Tech Companies Net Neutrality Protest Day

July 12, 2017

Internet privacy is once again in the news. The protest dubbed Net Neutrality Day of Action is being held across the internet today. Companies protesting include our own Cruise Ship Wave Network of 75 websites, […]