• New Federal Alcohol Consumption Screening Grades Americans
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    New Federal Alcohol Consumption Screening Grades Americans

    New Federal Alcohol Consumption Screening Grades Americans – On Tuesday, November 13, 2018, the United States Preventive Services Task Force funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, published its unhealthy alcohol consumption recommendation in [...]
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    National Geographic Venture Docks Seattle Pier 91

    National Geographic Venture Docks Seattle Pier 91 – Tuesday, November 13, 2018, Lindblad Expeditions ship National Geographic Venture (see video below) docked at Seattle Pier 91 in the Smith Cove Waterway. National Geographic Venture comfortably accommodates 100 [...]
  • Tropical Storm Patty Forming 1900 Hours November 14 2018
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    Tropical Storm Patty

    Tropical Storm Patty Forming (see 6 videos below)  NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 700 PM EST Wed Nov 14 2018 For the North Atlantic…Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico: 1. Disorganized shower activity over [...]

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Another Ferry Captain Hero

May 6, 2015

John Tracy Casco Bay Lines Ferry Captain, dives into icy Portland, Maine sea to save man who fell from a pier today. A man who fell off a dock at the Maine State Pier in Portland […]

Overboard

Blueprint For Murder At Sea

September 24, 2015

Wife Overboard by Steve Colbourne is a brilliant cruise ship murder mystery and a blueprint for cruise ship murder at sea. Wife Overboard by Steve Colbourne is a blueprint for cruise ship murder at sea. Set […]

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 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

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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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. […]

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Inyoman Bagiada Cruise Ship Crew Member Overboard

January 30, 2014

Inyoman Bagiada, 45, a crew ship cook from Indonesia, was aboard Celebrity Cruises’ Constellation off the coast of Cozumel when he went overboard while the cruise ship was near Cuba in the Caribbean Sea off […]

Cruise Ship Crime

Cruise Crime

Micki Kanesaki Cruise Ship Murder

May 12, 2015

New charges filed against  Lonnie Kocontes, hiring a hit man to kill another wife, 9 year old #cruise cold case continues. Authorities investigating Micki Kanesaki’s death had Lonnie Loren Kocontes’ his new wife, Amy Dao Nguyen, […]

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Cruise Ship Missing Passenger Case Not Overboard

September 13, 2015

The family of  cruise ship passenger reported overboard now thought to be held captive aboard the #cruise ship SuperStar Gemini.  Family says he didn’t have key card to enter room, couldn’t go overboard. Numerous  reports are now […]

Cruise Ship Illness

Island Princess First 2018 Cruise Ship Norovirus Outbreak
Cruise Ship Illness

CDC Cruise Ship Outbreak Statistics 2008 to 2014

February 10, 2018

What is already known on this topic? “From 1990 to 2004, the reported rates of diarrheal disease (three or more loose stools or a greater than normal amount in a 24-hour period) on cruise ships […]

Island Princess First 2018 Cruise Ship Norovirus Outbreak
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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 […]

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Barf Lawyers Lose Against Cruise Line

August 1, 2015

No Special Treatment:  Sickly #cruise ship passengers will suck it up like the rest of the world. An article by Maritime Executive shows the cruise line was not a fault for barf fest, stating “However, the performing […]

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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 […]

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Tropical Depression 3E 645 Mile South Salina Cruz Mexico

June 12, 2017

The National Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on Tropical Depression Three-E, located about 65 miles south of Salina Cruz, Mexico. As of 0400 hours on Monday, June 12, 2017, the Tropical Weather Outlook National Weather […]

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Tropical Storm Olivia

August 27, 2018

NWS Central Pacific Hurricane Center Honolulu HI 500 AM HST Thu Sep 13 2018 Olivia (see Thurs video below)continues to move rapidly toward the west-southwest away from the main Hawaiian Islands this morning. Southwesterly vertical […]

Cruise Ship Sinking

Philippine Ferry MV Doña Paz Collision
Cruise Ship Sinking

Philippine Ferry MV Doña Paz Collision More Than 4000 Passengers Dead

December 20, 1987

On December 20, 1987, at 06:30 hours, the  Philippine-registered passenger ferry  MV Doña Paz owned by Sulpicio Lines sank after colliding with the oil tanker MT Vector.  The MV Doña Paz was sailing from Leyte island to the Philippine capital of Manila. MV Doña Paz was seriously overcrowded, had  no radio […]

Cruise Ship Sinking

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 […]

Cruise Ship Fires

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 […]

SS Saale Steam Ship Fire 361 Passengerd Dead June 30 1900
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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 Drugs

Cruise Ship Drugs

Cruise Bruise Investigates Tampa Port Drug Bust

March 8, 2015

Cruise Bruise Investigation into the drug smuggler who flipped on 6 #cruise ship crew members and the Princess drug smuggler who ran the operation, full story with complete documentation. Jason Leon Carmichael, 21, Arkine John, 21, […]

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

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 […]

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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 […]

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Extreme Travel Selfie Deaths Injury Arrests

January 26, 2017

Cruise Bruise: 40 Selfie Photos #cruise ship or #travel selfies and daredevil selfies resulting in death, injury, arrests or great #vacation memories. Cruise ship passengers aboard cruise ships, on excursions and travelers in general need to be aware […]

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United States Coast Guard Hoax Plague

March 5, 2017

The United States Coast Guard says, temporary Denial of Service 911 hoax calls plague our nation’s first responder agencies. Hospitals, police and fire departments, and other public service entities are continually vulnerable to bomb threats, […]

March 24 2018 South Pacific Earthquakes
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Twin 6.3 Earthquakes Hit South Pacific

March 25, 2018

On March 24, 2018, twin 6.3 Earthquakes hit the South Pacific. One was located at Southeast of the Indian Ridge, and was nowhere near any populations. The second earthquake was also a 6.3 and was […]

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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