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World’ Most Adventurous Squad Contest Cruise Contest Winners

June 9, 2017

Cruise Bruise Investigates World’s Most Adventurous Squad Contest . . . continued from our Cruise Bruise Investigation, Cruise Bruise votes for Trev (Trevor Martin) and girlfriend Chels (Chelsea Kreiner) to win. This energetic couple are amazing. It’s […]

Cruise Ship Overboards


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 […]


RCCL Lawsuit Filed After Filmmaker Films Own Death

January 17, 2017

Cruise Bruise: A lawsuit has been filed in the case of a gay filmmaker who jumped overboard, as he and his husband both filmed the #cruise ship death. The lawsuit filed on November 1, 2016, states that on […]


Denisa Markoska Missing Cruise Ship Crew

September 18, 2014

Cruise Ship Missing:  Denisa Markoska, 23, the latest missing #cruise ship crew member is missing from her cruise ship off the coast of Europe. Denisa Markoska, 23, a cruise ship crew member from Skopje, the capital of the […]

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 […]

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 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

Cruise Ship Missing Passenger Overboard Identified

January 5, 2016

  A #cruise ship passenger who went missing while the cruise ship was at sea, last night of two week cruise, made distraught comments online before he went missing aboard  P & O Cruises’ Ventura on  October 10, 2015.  […]

Cruise Ship Crime

Cruise Crime

Cruise Passenger Arrest Terror Attack

February 2, 2017

Cruise Bruise:  VIDEOS – A Turk #travel #cruise ship passenger on a German passport arrested after police get Interpol Red Notice for PKK group #terror attack. Celal Kildag, 58, from Lüdenscheid, Germany was aboard MSC Cruises MSC Opera […]

Cruise Crime

Carnival Legend Cruise Down Under Becomes Cruise From Hell

February 16, 2018

Carnival Cruise Lines cruise ship Carnival Legend arrived at Port Melbourne, Australia on Wednesday January 31, 2018 during a repositioning cruise to Australia. Two weeks after arrival in Australia, all hell broke loose aboard. Carnival Legend […]

Cruise Ship Illness

Cruise Ship Illness

Cruise Ship Gets USCG Blood Airdrop

August 24, 2014

Cruise Bruise: Carnival Cruise Lines’ cruise ship Carnival Miracle departed from Vancouver, BC. Then, 400 miles NE of Oahu, Hawaii  #cruise ship passenger receives 10 units of blood via airdrop. The United States Coast Guard (USCG) press release said, ” […]

Cruise Ship Illness

Caribbean CDC Travel Alert Zika Virus Outbreaks

March 23, 2017

Medical facilities on cruise ships can vary widely depending on ship size, itinerary, length of cruise, and passenger demographics. Generally, shipboard medical clinics can provide medical care comparable to that of ambulatory care centers. Although […]

Island Princess First 2018 Cruise Ship Norovirus Outbreak
Cruise Ship Illness

Island Princess First 2018 Cruise Ship Norovirus Outbreak

February 5, 2018

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Vessel Sanitation Program (VSP), reported Princess Cruises cruise ship Island Princess had the first reportable norovirus (see video below) outbreak on a cruise ship in 2018. Outbreaks are reportable […]

Cruise Ship Weather

Winter Storm Quinn Freezing Northeast Ports This Week
Cruise Ship Weather

Winter Storm Quinn Freezing Northeast Ports This Week

March 6, 2018

Winter Storm Quinn will conclude its cross-country journey as a Northeast coastal storm with heavy snow and strong winds, contributing to difficult travel conditions and potentially resulting in tree damage and power outages. Our Cruise Ship Weather […]

Norwegian Breakaway Sails Through Rough Winter Storm Grayson
Cruise Ship Weather

Norwegian Breakaway Sails Through Rough Winter Storm Grayson

January 7, 2018

On Friday, December 29, 2017, Norwegian Cruise Lines cruise ship Norwegian Breakaway departed New York City for a seven-night Bahamas cruise with calls at Ft. Lauderdale, Florida; Nassau, Bahamas and Great Stirrup Cay Bahamas,  before […]

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 […]

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 […]

Cruise Ship Sinking

Tahoe Queen Grounding Over 300 Aboard

August 5, 2014

#Cruise Ship Sinking: The  Tahoe Queen grounded on a sandbar yesterday with 296 passengers and 14 crew aboard. Passengers evacuated by USCG. Hornblower Cruises’ Tahoe Queen Near Thomas F Regan Beach S Lake Tahoe, California with nearly […]

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 Fires

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 Fires

Boudicca Cruise Ship Fire

January 25, 2015

Cruise Ship Fires:  Boudicca engine room fire causes listing off Casa Blanca, Morroco while sailing to Africa. Track on the Mediterranean Cruise Ship Tracker. Around 0400 hours on Sunday, January 25, 2015, Fred Olsen Cruise Lines Boudicca cruise […]

Cruise Ship Drugs

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) […]

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

Bardo Museum Massacre Death List

March 19, 2015

Cruise Ship Deaths – 5,000 Cruise Ship Deaths: #Cruise ship passengers murdered is growing.  List of Tragic Deaths at Bardo National Museum in Tunis, Tunisia On Wednesday March 18, 2015 two cruise ships, MSC Splendida […]

Travel Warning

Happy Mother’s Day!

May 10, 2015

Mother’s Day is the center of Cruise Ship Deaths Awareness month, reminding everyone to stay safe. May is Cruise Ship Deaths Awareness Month May is Cruise Ship Deaths Awareness Month,designated May 1, 2015 by […]

Cruise Incidents

Ferry Collision With Viking Star At Barcelona Spain

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 […]


Royal Caribbean 2018 Gratuity Raise More Than $14 Per Person

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 […]


Healthy Meal Cruise Ship Fast Food Restaurant

October 7, 2014

Cruise Bruise: Portion control key to eating well on cruise ship, our  nutritional menu choice for Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines’ Johnny Rockets Restaurant. The Johnny Rockets Grilled Chicken Club Salad when shared with another person, both persons […]