• Tropical Depression Polo Track 0700 Hours November 19 2020
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    Tropical Storm Polo

    Tropical Storm Polo – NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 700 AM PST Thu Nov 19, 2020 Occasional bursts of deep convection have been developing to the east and northeast of Polo’s center since yesterday [...]
  • Tropical Depression Iota Track 0300 Hours November 19 2020
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    Tropical Storm Iota

    Tropical Storm Iota – NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 900 AM CST Wed Nov 18, 2020 (see Wednesday  video below) Although the system still has broad mid-level rotation, synoptic observations from Central America show [...]
  • Post Tropical Storm Theta Track 1500 Hours November 15 2020
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    Tropical Storm Theta

    Tropical Storm Theta – NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 300 PM GMT Sun Nov 15, 2020 (see Sunday video below) Theta has run out of theta-e. The cyclone has been without significant deep convection [...]
  • Post Tropical Storm Odalys Track 1900 Hours November 5 2020
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    Tropical Storm Odalys

    Tropical Storm Odalys – NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 700 PM PST Thu Nov 05, 2020 Odalys has been devoid of any significant convection within 100 n mi of the center for more than [...]
  • Post Tropical Storm Eta Track 0400 Hours November 13 2020
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    Tropical Storm Eta

    Tropical Storm Eta – NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 400 AM EST Fri Nov 13, 2020 (see 10 pm video below) While the cyclone is still generating a cluster of strong convection to the [...]

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Whale Pods Breaching Seattle Alaska Cruises Strait of Georgia
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Whale Pods Breaching Seattle Alaska Cruises Strait of Georgia

June 29, 2019

Whale Pods Breaching Seattle Alaska Cruises Strait of Georgia – On Thursday, June 27, 2019, Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic (see video below) reported one or more groups of whale pods, thought to be Southern Resident killer whales, were seen […]

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Hurricane Isaias Track 1100 Hours August 1 2020
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Tropical Storm Isaias

July 26, 2020

Hurricane Isaias – NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 1100 AM EDT Sat Aug 01, 2020 (see Saturday video below) Data from an Air Force Reserve reconnaissance aircraft around 1410 UTC indicated that the center […]

Carnival Victory Crew Overboard Off Cuba Coast
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Carnival Victory Crew Overboard Off Cuba Coast

October 28, 2019

Carnival Victory Crew Overboard Off Cuba Coast – On Thursday, July 4, 2019, Gaffar Satwilkar, 37, from Ratnagiri, India was a crew member who worked aboard Carnival Cruise Line ship Carnival Victory went overboard as […]

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Viking Sun Medevac Senior Cruise Passenger Near Santa Maria Chile
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Viking Sun Passenger Chile Medevac During World Cruise

February 14, 2019

Viking Sun Passenger Chile Medevac During World Cruise – On Sunday, February 10, 2019, Sheila Eaton, 66, from the United States was evacuated by the Chilean navy after the Viking Cruises’ Viking Sun cruise ship passenger suffered […]

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Cruise Ship Missing 2018 Upgrade

June 21, 2018

Cruise Ship Missing 2018 Upgrade –  Our Cruise Ship Missing website has been updated today.  We have added the ability to search for all passengers and crew who have gone missing in port or overboard by […]

Norwegian Pearl Crew Member Missing Victoria BC Canada
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Norwegian Pearl Crew Member Missing Victoria BC Canada

June 7, 2018

Norwegian Pearl Crew Member Missing Victoria BC Canada – Norwegian Pearl crew member Lloyd Takana, 36, has been reported missing by Norwegian Cruise Line. Missing is defined as  “jumped ship”, meaning he willingly left the […]

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Norwegian Breakaway Passenger Assault Arrest San Juan
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Norwegian Breakaway Passenger Assault Arrest San Juan

November 15, 2019

Norwegian Breakaway Passenger Assault Arrest San Juan – On Wednesday, November 6, 2019, at approximately 0345 in the morning,  a Norwegian Cruise Line ship Norwegian Breakaway passenger was attacked by another passenger identified as her […]

Alabama Priest Charged Cruise Ship Sexual Abuse
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Alabama Priest Charged Cruise Ship Sexual Abuse

November 14, 2019

Alabama Priest Charged Cruise Ship Sexual Abuse (see video below) – Sexual abuse charges have been filed against Father Amal Samy, 37,  of Mount Vernon, Alabama, who was due in court on November 13, 2019.  […]

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Lawsuit Filed After Passenger Stroke Aboard HAL Zuiderdam
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Lawsuit Filed After Passenger Stroke Aboard HAL Zuiderdam

February 9, 2019

Lawsuit Filed After Passenger Stroke Aboard HAL Zuiderdam – On Wednesday, March 21, 2018, Lila Graciela Kohn Gale, 55,  and her husband John [Plaintiff], both from Chicago, Illinois, were cruising aboard the Holland America Line [Defendants] […]

Norwegian Jewel Alaska Cruise Teen Measles Diagnosis
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Norwegian Jewel Alaska Cruise Teen Measles Diagnosis

August 15, 2018

Norwegian Jewel Alaska Cruise Teen Measles Diagnosis –  On Monday, August 6, 2018 a Norwegian Jewel cruise passenger, age 16, who was a non-U.S. citizen was transferred to PeaceHealth Ketchikan Medical Center for care. Doctors diagnosed […]

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Tropical Depression Polo Track 0700 Hours November 19 2020
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Tropical Storm Polo

November 17, 2020

Tropical Storm Polo – NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 700 AM PST Thu Nov 19, 2020 Occasional bursts of deep convection have been developing to the east and northeast of Polo’s center since yesterday […]

Tropical Depression Iota Track 0300 Hours November 19 2020
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Tropical Storm Iota

November 12, 2020

Tropical Storm Iota – NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 900 AM CST Wed Nov 18, 2020 (see Wednesday  video below) Although the system still has broad mid-level rotation, synoptic observations from Central America show […]

Post Tropical Storm Theta Track 1500 Hours November 15 2020
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Tropical Storm Theta

November 10, 2020

Tropical Storm Theta – NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 300 PM GMT Sun Nov 15, 2020 (see Sunday video below) Theta has run out of theta-e. The cyclone has been without significant deep convection […]

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Costa Concordia Sinking Seven Years Ago Today
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Costa Concordia Sinking Seven Years Ago Today

January 13, 2019

Costa Concordia Sinking Seven Years Ago Today – On this day in cruise history, the cruise ship Costa Concordia sinking took place off the coast of Italy near Giglio on Friday the 13th of January, […]

MV Butiraoi Sinks 50 Passengers Aboard
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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 […]

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Lakonia Cruise Ship Fire 55 Years Ago Today

December 21, 2018

Lakonia Cruise Ship Fire 55 Years Ago Today (see video below) – On this day in cruise history 55 years ago today on December 22, 1963 passenger ship TSMS Lakonia, sailed by Greek Line, was sailing […]

Bahamas 4 Cs Adventure Tours Excursion Boat Explosion
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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 […]

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Oceania Riviera Crew Smuggled Seven Pounds Cocaine Miami
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Oceania Riviera Crew Underwear Shoes Smuggled Cocaine

January 22, 2019

Oceania Riviera Crew Underwear Shoes Smuggled Cocaine  – On Wednesday, January 2, 2019, Oceania Cruises’ Oceania Riviera crew member Wilfred Thobourne, 31, from Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa was arrested for smuggling cocaine to Miami, Florida. The […]

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Holy Ship Drug Dog MDMA Overdose Passenger Arrested

January 14, 2019

Holy Ship Drug Dog Overdose Passenger Arrested (see video below) – Sixteen drug arrests were made Saturday, January 5, 2019,  as the cruise ship was set to embark from Port Canaveral, Florida. Electronic dance music […]

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Cruise Bruise News Wednesday Wow – March 11 2020
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Cruise Bruise News Wednesday Wow – March 11 2020

March 11, 2020

Cruise Bruise News Wednesday Wow – March 11, 2020 – Seattle Washington University Begins Free Covid-19 Testing (see video below) The coronavirus test works best when taken within three to four days of when symptoms […]

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Cruise Bruise News Wednesday Wow – April 8, 2020
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Cruise Bruise News Wednesday Wow – April 8, 2020

April 8, 2020

Cruise Bruise News Wednesday Wow – April 8, 2020 – (See video:) Video: Covid-19 Timeline: What happened and when? This past two weeks, we worked on the upgrades to our webcam network. Webcams in Washington […]

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Cruise Bruise News Wednesday Wow – March 25 2020

March 25, 2020

Cruise Bruise News Wednesday Wow – March 25, 2020 – This week we have been working on Webcams in Washington and Webcams in Seattle websites. Both websites have live streaming webcams including, Port Cams, Skycams, […]

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Giving Something To Love Cruise Bruise Blog Upgrade

February 14, 2020

Giving Something To Love Cruise Bruise Blog Upgrade – This is the time of year (Jan-Apr), every year that I do website’s upgrades. I’m behind this year because of my rotator cuff injury last March […]