Cruise Ship Fires

SS Morro Castle Fire Monument

March 9, 2017 Janet Cole

On the Asbury Park boardwalk located at 1300 Ocean Ave, Asbury Park, New Jersey, visitors will find the SS Morro Castle Monument. The monument is located less than an hour from Cape Liberty Cruise Port […]

Cruise Ship Deaths

Cruise Lines Hiring Cruise Ship Pool Lifeguards

February 25, 2017 Janet Cole

Several cruise lines are adding lifeguards and child swim vests to their cruise ship pool areas. They have been trained through the cruise line’s partnership with StarGuard Elite, based in Florida. The water safety program […]

Cruise Ship Fires

Cruise Europa Galley Fire Monday

December 21, 2015 Janet Cole

Minoan Lines Ferry Cruise Europa Fire December 21, 2015 Cruise Europa reported a galley fire aboard, with nearly 800 aboard. On December 21, 2015, Cruise Europa, a ferry owned by Greek shipping company Minoan Lines had […]

Incidents

Cruise Bruise the Book Untold Stories

December 13, 2015 Janet Cole

Ten years ago today, Cruise Bruise was launched and much has happened, much more than you read on the website. In celebration of the Cruise Bruise Ten Year Anniversary, the untold story is being written in […]

Cruise Ship Deaths

Terrorists Murdered Cruise Ship Passenger

October 8, 2015 Janet Cole

October 8, 2015 – 30 years ago today, after terrorists hijacked the Star Lauro Line  Achille Lauro, they murdered wheelchair bound cruise ship passenger Leon Klinghoffer. Leon Klinghoffer, 69, from New Jersey, born September 24, 1916, was […]

Cruise Ship Fires

Passenger Ship Fire 544 Aboard

August 15, 2015 Janet Cole

MV Wonderful Star passenger ship caught fire while docked early this morning with 544 people aboard, 2 of 59 crew members injured. The ship was located in Ormoc, located on Leyte Island in the Philippines. Two […]

Cruise Ship Injury

Two Cruise Ship Crew Members Overboard

July 29, 2015 Janet Cole

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 […]

Incidents

Stena Jutlandica Collision 530 Passengers Aboard

July 20, 2015 Janet Cole

Stena Jutlantica collides with tanker entering Gothenburg, Sweden. Port and ship photos with live tracker. Stena Line Ferry Stena Jutlandica Collision With Tanker Ternvind in Gothensburg Sweden On Sunday July 19, 2015, Stena LIne’s ferry Stena Jutlandica […]

Incidents

Norwegian Dawn Free After Grounding

May 20, 2015 Janet Cole

Rising tide helped Norwegian Dawn free from grounding in Bermuda. Now awaiting inspection before return to Boston. Norwegian Cruise Line, Norwegian Dawn Grounding In Bermuda With 2,675 Passengers and 1,062 Crew Members Aboard. On May 19, […]

Cruise Ship Drugs

Cruise Bruise Investigates Tampa Port Drug Bust

March 8, 2015 Janet Cole

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, […]

Travel Warning

Three Terrorist Attacks At Sea

February 25, 2015 Janet Cole

Mediterranean terrorist attacks on #cruise ships,  Greece,  Egypt, one in Asia, killed 128.  The Mediterranean is an  easy terrorist target for cruise ships, as history shows. WG&A Superferry 14 February 27, 2004 Deadliest Terrorist Attack At Sea, […]

Cruise Ship Fires

Cruise Ship Oceania Insignia Fire

December 12, 2014 Janet Cole

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 Weather

Cruise Ship Passengers Were Safe On Holiday

September 3, 2014 Janet Cole

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 […]