• Cruise Ship Weather

    Tropical Storm Gilma

    Tropical Storm Gilma? NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 500 AM PDT Fri Jul 13 2018 For the eastern North Pacific…east of 140 degrees west longitude: 1. A trough of low pressure located about 1500 [...]
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    Seven Seas Mariner Cruise Ship Passenger Overboard

    Seven Seas Mariner Cruise Ship Passenger Overboard – On Tuesday,  July 10, 2018,  a passenger aboard Regent Seven Seas Cruises ship Seven Seas Mariner went overboard on the first night of the cruise.  At the time, Seven [...]

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Cruise Destinations


Cruise Ship Port Schedule Calendars By Country

April 17, 2017

Earlier this month, we rolled out the 2017/2018 Cruise Line Schedules.  This past weekend, we began rolling out our  news Cruise Port Schedule feature, Combined Cruise Port Schedules by Country.  This is an internet first, […]


New Ferry Service Rason North Korea to Vladivostok Russia

May 18, 2017

Yesterday, cargo and passenger ferry service began traveling to port city Vladivostok, Russia with a new ferry service from Rason, North Korea. The North Korean-flagged Man Gyong Bong 92 (Mangyongbong – IMO: 8890580) arrived in  Vladivostok, […]

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 […]


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 […]


Cliford B Minej Missing Cruise Ship Crew

December 27, 2014

Missing #cruise ship Holland America Line Ryndam crew member Cliford B Minej from from Thane, India has been found in Clearwater, Florida beach community. His body floated to shore at about 7:15 am on Clearwater Beach, […]

Cruise Ship Injury

Cruise Ship Injury

NCL Passenger Files Lawsuit After Water Slide Incident

April 12, 2017

On April 6, 2016 a Norwegian Cruise Line, Norwegian Escape passenger filed a lawsuit in  the Federal  Southern District Court of  Florida, after alleging she suffered injuries inside the water slide aboard their cruise ship. […]

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 Injury

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 […]

Cruise Ship Missing

Cruise Ship Crime

Cruise Crime

Murder-Suicide Darla J Mellinger Banner

April 3, 2015

Cruise Ship Deaths: Case now live, Darla J (Campbell) Mellinger Banner and John C Banner confirmed #cruise ship passengers in Ryndam murder-suicide Cruise Ship Murder Suicide Ryndam April, 2 2015 On Thursday, April 2, 2015 aboard […]

Cruise Ship Illness

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 Illness

Independence Of The Seas Miracle Baby Preemie

September 23, 2015

Cruise ship passenger  Emily Morgan gives birth months early aboard cruse ship at sea to one pound eight ounce  micro-preemie baby boy Haiden after 30 minutes labor. On Tuesday, September 1, 2015, Emily Morgan who runs a gymnastic […]

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 Weather

Cruise Ship Weather

Cruise Ship Passengers Were Safe On Holiday

September 3, 2014

Cruise Bruise: The long holiday weekend for USA Labor Day, proved to be safe for #cruise ship passengers and crew with no overboard incidents reported. Beautiful News. A reminder of cruise ship safety rules: Rough Seas […]

Hurricane Irma Track 1100 Hours September 9 2017
Cruise Ship Weather

Tropical Storm Irma

August 28, 2017

NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 100 PM EDT Sat Sep 09 2017 …100 PM EDT POSITION UPDATE… …IRMA MOVING NEAR THE NORTH COAST OF CUBA … Earlier today there was a report from a […]

Cruise Ship Sinking

Ferry Mercraft 3 Sinks Philippines December 21, 2017
Cruise Ship Sinking

Five Dead After Ferry Sinks

December 22, 2017

The ferry Mercraft 3 sank in the Philippines (see video below) around 1100 hours on Thursday, December 21, 2017. The ferry had been traveling on rough seas from Ungos port in Real, a town east […]

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 Fires

Cruise Ship Fires

High Speed Ferry Explosion

June 6, 2015

Wahana Gili Ocean 4 high speed #ferry explosion injures 25 passengers, 129 aboard.  Wahana Gili Ocean 4 suffered an engine explosion about 30 minutes out to sea from Senggigi on Lombok in the Indonesian islands. There were 19 […]

Cruise Ship Fires

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 Fires

Cruise Ship Explosion Kills Eight Injures 17

May 25, 2017

This day in cruise industry: Fourteen yeas ago today, on Sunday, May 25, 2003, Norwegian Cruise Line’s SS Norway, had just moored in Miami, Florida, at the end of a 7-day Caribbean cruise, with  911 […]

Cruise Ship Drugs

Cruise Ship Drugs

USCG ICE Seize 1.5 Tons Marijuana From Caribbean Vessel

July 29, 2014

ICE:  Caribbean Sea Marijuana Arrest – 3,500 pounds of marijuana was seized and five people were arrested aboard ship An-Nur. Wholesale drug value $3.5 million. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), working jointly with the Coast […]

Travel Warnings

Travel Warning

Put On Your Parenting Hat Before You Embark

May 17, 2017

A cruise vacation is a great way to spend time with family and to make memories which will  last a lifetime. It’s also the time be vigilant as a parent, to ensure everyone has a […]

6.8 Earthquake 137km E of Tadine New Caledonia
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7.0 Earthquake 137km E of Tadine New Caledonia

October 31, 2017

An undersea earthquake of magnitude 7.0 has struck close to New Caledonia in the South Pacific, the US Geological Survey says. It was followed by a 6.8 earthquake. The epicentre was located 117.5 km east […]

Cruise Incidents

Alaskan Dream Cruise Ship Grounding Olga Strait Alaska

Alaskan Dream Cruise Ship Grounding Olga Strait Alaska

July 5, 2018

Alaskan Dream Cruise Ship Grounding Olga Strait Alaska – On Saturday, June 30, 2018, Alaskan Dream Cruises cruise ship Alaskan Dream, went aground on a shallow beach in Olga Strait, about 12 miles northeast of Sitka, according […]


Cartoon Network Cruise Ship Wave

Cartoon Network Launches First Cruise Ship Wave

January 28, 2018

January 25, 2018, Oceanic Group formalized its partnership with Turner in a signing ceremony in Singapore, marking the official launch of Cartoon Network Wave (see video below), the world’s first Cartoon Network-themed cruise and Singapore’s […]

Cruise Ship Fires and Cruise Ship Sinking Upgrades

Cruise Ship Fires-Cruise Ship Sinking Website Upgrades

May 29, 2018

Cruise Ship Fires and Cruise Ship Sinking Upgrades – Over the long weekend we completed upgrades to Cruise Ship Fires and Cruise Ship Sinking. These two websites are part of our Cruise Ship Wave ‘Awareness’ division. […]