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Ballard Farmers Market
Destinations

New Seattle Washington Offices

April 4, 2018

Last September, with Hurricane Irma taking aim at us, we decided a month early to advance our west coast relocation plans. We traded in an oceanfront tiny house condo in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, for […]

Cruise Ship Overboards

Overboard

Michigan Man Overboard in Bahamas

February 15, 2017

Cruise Ship Missing: The search has been called off for a #cruise ship passenger from Michigan who went overboard on Valentine’s Day in the Bahamas

Cruise Ship Passenger Daniel Kueblboeck Overboard AIDAluna
Overboard

Cruise Ship Passenger Daniel Kueblboeck Overboard AIDAluna

September 11, 2018

Cruise Ship Passenger Daniel Kueblboeck Overboard AIDAluna – On Sunday, September 9, 2018, Daniel Kueblboeck, 33, from Hutthurm, Lower Bavaria, Germany, who was a German pop-singer and actor, was reported missing after going overboard from AIDA Cruises […]

Cruise Ship Injury

Cruise Ship Injury

Second Carnival Passenger Falls From Mast

September 29, 2014

A second young, adult, male passenger climbs a Carnival Cruise Line  #cruise ship mast and falls to lower ship deck while sailing off Florida. Tyler King, 18, was having a great voyage on the Carnival Fantasy on January 3, […]

Cruise Ship Missing

Cruise Ship Missing

Cruise Ship Passenger Missing Costa Victoria

July 18, 2014

Cruise Ship Missing: Female # cruise ship passenger, 53,  is missing from Costa Victoria, ship held in port same day due to former passenger injury lawsuit filed. Ms Hsieh, 53, a Taiwanese-American, was reported missing from the Costa […]

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 Crime

Federal Judge Threatens Carnival Corp With US Port Ban
Cruise Crime

Federal Judge Threatens Carnival Corp With US Port Ban

April 12, 2019

Federal Judge Threatens Carnival Corp With US Port Ban – On Wednesday April 10, 2019, U.S. District Judge Patricia Seitz Federal Judge threatened to temporarily block Carnival Corporation from docking cruise ships at ports in […]

Cruise Ship Illness

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 […]

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, […]

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

Cruise Ship Weather

Pacific Ocean Tropical Depression Calvin Named

June 13, 2017

Tropical Depression Calvin The National Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on Tropical Depression Calvin, located inland over southern Mexico just north-northeast of Puerto Angel, Mexico. This is the same location Tropical Storm Beatriz hit earlier […]

Tropical Depression Florence Rainfall Forecast 0500 Hours September 17 2018
Cruise Ship Weather

Tropical Storm Florence

August 28, 2018

NWS Weather Prediction Center College Park MD 1100 AM EDT Mon Sep 17 2018  (see 24 videos below) SUMMARY OF 1100 AM EDT…1500 UTC…INFORMATION ———————————————– LOCATION…38.5N 82.9W ABOUT 240 MI…385 KM W OF CHARLOTTESVILLE VIRGINIA […]

Cruise Ship Sinking

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

Bahamas 4 Cs Adventure Tours Excursion Boat Explosion
Cruise Ship Fires

Bahamas Four Cs Adventure Tours Excursion Boat Explosion

July 7, 2018

Bahamas Four Cs Adventure Tours Excursion Boat Explosion (see video below) – On Saturday, June 30, 2018, Stefanie and Brooke Schaffer were traveling on vacation with their mother and stepfather, Stacey and Paul Bender. The […]

SS Saale Steam Ship Fire 361 Passengerd Dead June 30 1900
Cruise Ship Fires

SS Saale Steam Ship Fire 361 Dead

June 30, 2017

On this day in Cruise Ship History: It was one of the largest maritime disasters in American history, 117 years ago today,  the fire and sinking of the Steamship S.S. Saale on June 30, 1900, […]

Cruise Ship Fires

Cruise Ship Fire – Grand Princess Near Hawaii

December 3, 2015

Princess Cruises has cancelled the Grand Princess San Francisco to Hawaii cruise after an electrical fire stalled the cruise ship on Monday. On Monday, November 30, 2015 Princess Cruises Grand Princess experienced a switchboard malfunction sparked […]

Cruise Ship Drugs

Cruise Ship Drugs

Norwegian Jewel Crew Cocaine Arrest

April 19, 2015

#Cruise Ship Drugs: A kilo of cocaine was discovered hidden on a Norwegian Jewel galley crew member while the cruise ship was in Roatan, Honduras. April 16, 2015, a cocaine arrest aboard Norwegian Cruise Line’s Norwegian […]

Shipmates British Reality Television Show Reboot
Cruise Ship Drugs

Shipmates British Reality Television Show Reboot

June 17, 2018

Shipmates television show aboard Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines ship Vision of the Seas is a 2018 British reboot of an American syndicated television show that ran for two seasons from 2001 to 2003. The show features a couple […]

Cruise Ship Drugs

Florence Childs Selling Spokane Pot Store

September 22, 2015

Florence Childs, 81, wants to cruise in Europe and is ready to retire again. The  Spokane pot store she opened Jan 2105, has sales of $700,000 with a license won in the state lottery is for sale. Childs, a retired […]

Travel Warnings

Travel Warning

USCG New Cruise Ship Preboarding Regs

December 9, 2014

The United States Coast Guard (USCG) is looking at new pre-boarding,  screening requirements for #cruise ship passenger and crew including pre-screening of all baggage before boarding. This proposed rule would standardize screening activities for all persons, baggage, […]

17 Passengers Dead After Storm Sinks Ride The Ducks Boat
Travel Warning

Ride The Ducks Third Mass Passenger Deaths Incident

July 20, 2018

Ride The Ducks Third Mass Passenger Deaths Incident – On Thursday, July  19, 2018, two Ride The Ducks boats were doing a Table Rock Lake, Missouri excursion, near Branson, Missouri. Both vessels were operating with their removable roof […]

Cruise Incidents

Royal Princess Passengers Killed Alaska Floatplane Excursion
Incidents

Third Cruise Ship Alaska Floatplane Crash Kills Five

May 14, 2019

Third Cruise Ship Alaska Floatplane Crash Kills Five – On Monday, May 13, 2018 two  Alaskan  floatplanes (see video below) filled with Royal Princess cruise ship passengers collided in mid-flight near Ketchikan, Alaska in George Inlet at […]

Statistics

Cruise Ship Tracker Upgrades Nearly Complete
Statistics

Cruise Ship Wave Tracker Upgrades Nearly Complete

May 21, 2018

Cruise Ship Wave Tracker Winter 2017/2018 Upgrades Nearly Complete – This past weekend the work continued on the Cruise Ship Wave network with more added security features (see video below) for our visitors. You will […]