• Tropical Storm Juliette Forming 1700 Hours August 20 2019
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    Tropical Storm Juliette

    Tropical Storm Juliette Forming – NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 500 PM PDT Tue Aug 20,  2019 Corrected to add High Seas Forecast information For the eastern North Pacific…east of 140 degrees west longitude:  (see Monday [...]
  • Tropical Storm Chantal Track 1700 Hours August 21 2019
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    Tropical Storm Chantal

    NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 500 PM AST Wed Aug 21, 2019 Tropical Storm Chantal (see Wednesday video below) Deep convection associated with Chantal has diminished and is confined to some disorganized patches of showers and [...]
  • Tropical Storm Ivo Track 1500 Hours August 21 2019
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    Tropical Storm Ivo

    Tropical Storm Ivo Forming – NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 300 PM MDT Wed Aug 21, 2019 Over the past several hours the cyclone has exhibited an ongoing increase in organization, with a curved band wrapping [...]
  • Tropical Depression Henriette Track 0200 Hours August 13 2019
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    Tropical Storm Henriette

    Tropical Storm Henriette – NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 200 AM PDT Tue Aug 13, 2019 Tropical Storm Henriette’s (see video below) Deep convection associated with Henriette dissipated shortly after the release of the previous advisory, with [...]

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China Building Polar Expedition Cruise Ship

Four New Arctic Polar Expedition Cruise Ships Ordered

March 17, 2018

 China joins other major nations including the U.S, Canada and Russia, building its first arctic polar expedition cruise ship (see video below).   SunStone Ships will build four expedition vessels with an option for six more […]

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Drunk Passenger Overboard Cozumel Mexico

March 25, 2015

Cruise Ship Deaths: Family of drunk passenger, 40, who went overboard on Carnival Conquest while #cruise ship was in Cozumel, Mexico sues cruise line. On September 18, 2011, Clint Markham, 40, and his wife Michelle embarked […]

Carnival Fantasy Passenger Overboard Near Progreso Mexico

Carnival Fantasy Passenger Overboard Near Progreso Mexico

December 20, 2018

Carnival Fantasy Passenger Overboard Near Progreso Mexico – On Sunday, December 16, 2018, passenger Luke Renner, 22, from Johns Creek, Georgia deliberately jumped off Carnival Cruise Lines ship Carnival Fantasy. Renner who is on the […]

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, […]

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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 […]

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Cruise Broken Back Gets Emergency Medevac

January 27, 2017

Cruise Bruise: Woman, 20, with fractured spine gets medevac from Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines #cruise ship Legend of the Seas, A medevac took place 80km southeast of Wellington, New Zealand aboard Royal Caribbean Cruise Line’s Legend of the […]

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Cruise Ship Missing

Carnival Inspiration Crew Member Missing Off California

November 28, 2017

Symron Santana Almeida, 33, a engine room crew member from Cuncolim, India was reported missing from Carnival Cruise Lines’  Carnival Inspiration while the cruise ship was sailing from Mexico to Los Angeles on Thursday, November […]

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Grandeur of the Seas Caribbean Cruise Passenger Rescued November 7 2017
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Grandeur of the Seas Passenger Gets Air Force Medevac

November 8, 2017

On United States national election day (see video below),  Tuesday, November 7, 2017, Royal Caribbean Cruise Line’s Grandeur of the Seas was returning to Baltimore, Maryland and was located about 600 miles off the coast of […]

Princess Cruises Class Action Lawsuit For Constant Cleaning During Norovirus Outbreak
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Princess Cruises Class Action Lawsuit For Norovirus Outbreak

February 8, 2018

Misplaced cruise line blame is the core of a class action lawsuit planned against  Princess Cruises and their parent company Carnival Cruise Lines. An Australian lawyer is investigating a class action against on behalf of people who […]

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Hurricane Katrina Twelve Years Ago Today

August 23, 2017

On this day in cruise history, twelve years ago today, a tropical depression (see video below) formed on Tuesday August 23, 2005, located about 200 miles southeast of Nassau in the Bahamas. The depression became Tropical […]

6.8 Earthquake - 86km NE of Hihifo Tonga
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6.9 Earthquake – 86km NE of Hihifo Tonga

November 4, 2017

The United States Geological Survey (USGS) reported that an earthquake (2 videos below) shook the south Pacific on Saturday November 4,  2017 at 09:00:19 UTC. The depth of the earthquake was 100 km deep. The USCS said […]

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Watching Two Atlantic Caribbean Tropical Storms

June 14, 2017

Cruise Ship Weather 1. A large area of showers and thunderstorms several hundred miles south of the Cabo Verde Islands is associated with a strong tropical wave. Development, if any, of this system is expected […]

Cruise Ship Sinking

Cruise Ship Sinking

MV Pinak Sinks – Over 100 Passengers Dead

July 5, 2014

#Cruise Ship Sinking:  MV Pinak sunk with an estimated 250 ferry passengers aboard, only about 100 rescued, the other passengers are missing. Rescue slow. MV Pinak Ferry Sinks Padma River Dhaka Bangladesh With Over 200 Passengers Aboard. […]

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MV Lyubov Orlova Drifting Ghost Ship or Sunk?

January 30, 2014

Lyubov Orlova sailed into St. John’s, Newfoundland in Canada, was inspected and prevented from sailing with passengers for a booked cruise due to too many issues not passing inspection. Meanwhile, the crew was aboard while […]

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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 […]

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Cruise Ship Oceania Insignia Fire

December 12, 2014

Cruise Ship Fires: Oceania Cruises’ Oceania Insignia #cruise ship had an engine room fire while in the Caribbean port of Saint Lucia, two contractors and one crew. According to a spokesman with Oceania Cruises, three crew members […]

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 […]

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Hurricane Willa Track 0900 Hours October 22 2018
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Migrant Caravan Path Intersects Hurricane Willa Track

October 22, 2018

  Migrant Caravan Path Intersects Hurricane Willa Track (see video below) – Honduras Migrant Caravan Location Tapachula, Mexico – ESE of Hurricane Willa – A group of about 1,000 Hondurans set off on foot from a […]

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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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Three More Cruise Ship Tracker Websites Converted

April 30, 2018

Our Cruise Ship Wave Network 2018 upgrades continue. Last week, we converted three more of our cruise ship tracker websites. Miami Cruise Ship Tracker, Australia Cruise Ship Tracker and Gulf of Mexico Cruise Ship Tracker […]