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Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines Cuba Sailings

December 2, 2017

Under new regulations the Trump administration issued November 8,as part of a crackdown on U.S. business and travel to Cuba (see video below).  The Cuba embargo remains in place but Americans can still cruise to […]

Cruise Ship Overboards

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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

Carnival Male Passenger Jumped Overboard

March 20, 2015

Carnival Male Passenger Jumped Overboard 03/20/15 Carnival Triumph  passenger, 54, seen on cam, climbing over his cabin balcony, overboard off Mexico coast as #cruise ship headed back to Galveston, Texas. On March 17, 2015, George Uthuppu, 54, from […]

Overboard

Rajkumar Agarwal Cruise Ship Overboard Update

October 12, 2015

Shocking Claim – You decide if  “severe fight” with high ranking cruise ship officer “wearing white” lead to affluent cruise passenger overboard foul play as family member suggests. While we get cases of people overboard nearly every month, sometimes several times in the […]

Cruise Ship Injury

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 Injury

Gold Dealer Strikes Gold With HAL Lawsuit

November 1, 2015

Holland America Line suffers a $21.5 million #Cruise Bruise when jury rewards cruise ship passenger who walks into automatic glass door. We found a very odd and shocking out come for Holland America Line after a cruise […]

Cruise Ship Missing

Cruise Ship Missing

Cruise Ship Passenger Missing What Happened to Randal Gary?

May 16, 2017

Was $500 the key to this cruise ship missing passenger case? Fourteen years ago today,  Randal Paul Gary,  50, a psychotherapist from Toronto,  had gone missing somewhere between Ketchikan, Alaska, and Vancouver, British Columbia Canada, […]

Cruise Ship Missing

Cruise Ship MS Britannia Sinking Now In Netherlands

June 22, 2014

Cruise ship MS Britannia sinking in the Netherlands today. Nearly 200 evacuated in suburbs outside of Amsterdam. Britannia has a large hole in the stern of her hull. The story is on  Cruise Ship Sinking website. […]

Cruise Ship Crime

Cruise Crime

Cruise Passenger John Ali Radwan Arrested

May 6, 2015

 Liberty Of The Seas passenger cash theft at hot tub, seen on camera. Florida man with priors arrested. On May 4, 2015, John Ali Radwan, 29, from Florida was arrested for a theft which took […]

Disney Wonder Crew Arrested For Wire Fraud
Cruise Crime

Disney Wonder Crew Arrested For Wire Fraud

November 29, 2017

Renan Dias Da Rocha Gomes, 32,  a crew member from Brazil who worked aboard Disney Cruise Lines cruise ship Disney Wonder was arrested on charges of wire fraud on allegations for embezzling over a quarter […]

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, […]

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 Emilia 1100 Hours June 30 2018
Cruise Ship Weather

Tropical Storm Emilia

June 26, 2018

NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 1605 UTC Sat Jun 30 2018  Tropical Weather Discussion for the eastern Pacific Ocean from  the Equator to 32N, east of 140W. The following information is  based on satellite […]

Cruise Ship Weather

Lawsuit Anthem of the Seas Hurricane Hermine Injuries

March 11, 2017

Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines’ Anthem of the Sea embarked from Bayonne, New Jersey on February 6, 2016 with 4,500 passengers and 1,600 crew aboard, for a seven-day cruise to Florida and the Caribbean. At the […]

Cruise Ship Weather

Attu Alaska Earthquake Measured 6.8

June 3, 2017

An earthquake was measured at 6.8 on the Richter Scale late last night east of Attu,  Alaska.  The depth of the earthquake was measure at 10.0 km. The earthquake struck on  June 2, 2017 10:24 at […]

Cruise Ship Sinking

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 […]

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 […]

Cruise Ship Fires

High Speed Ferry Explosion

June 6, 2015

Wahana Gili Ocean 4 high speed #ferry explosion injures 25 passengers, 129 aboard.  Wahana Gili Ocean 4 suffered an engine explosion about 30 minutes out to sea from Senggigi on Lombok in the Indonesian islands. There were 19 […]

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 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

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 […]

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Statistics

First Female Cruise Ship Captain

July 13, 2015

Historic: Celebrity Cruises (RCI) female President/CEO appoints  first female cruise ship captain to  Celebrity Summit. Kate McCue becomes first American woman to captain cruise ship.

Royal Caribbean 2018 Gratuity Raise More Than $14 Per Person
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Royal Caribbean Raises Automatic Gratuity For 2018

December 31, 2017

Happy New Year! Effective January 2, 2018, Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines is hiking the automatic gratuity paid to crew  to $14.50 per person, per day for cruise ship passengers staying in most cabins . This […]

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Carnival Cruise Line Baked Alaska Parade Coming Back

December 8, 2017

The tradition of uniformed servers parading  flaming Baked Alaska during a dining room  parade (see video below),  while dining cruise ship passengers  twirl their napkins in the air, has returned to Carnival cruise ships. Carnival discontinued […]