Carnival Conquest Puerto Rico After Hurricane Maria

Carnival Returns to Puerto Rico After Hurricane Maria

December 14, 2017 Janet Cole

On November 30, 2017, Carnival was welcomed back to tropical paradise Puerto Rico (see video below). Hurricane Maria was regarded as the worst natural disaster on record in Dominica and Puerto Rico, and caused catastrophic damage and triggered a major humanitarian crisis in […]

Hurricane Irma Track 1100 Hours September 9 2017
Cruise Ship Weather

Tropical Storm Irma

August 28, 2017 Janet Cole

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 Illness

Caribbean CDC Travel Alert Zika Virus Outbreaks

March 23, 2017 Janet Cole

Medical facilities on cruise ships can vary widely depending on ship size, itinerary, length of cruise, and passenger demographics. Generally, shipboard medical clinics can provide medical care comparable to that of ambulatory care centers. Although […]


Dominic W O’Carroll Cruise Passenger Missing

April 14, 2015 Janet Cole

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 […]

Cruise Crime

Murder-Suicide Darla J Mellinger Banner

April 3, 2015 Janet Cole

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 Drugs

USCG ICE Seize 1.5 Tons Marijuana From Caribbean Vessel

July 29, 2014 Janet Cole

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 […]