Statistics

United States Coast Guard Hoax Plague

March 5, 2017 Janet Cole

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, […]

Overboard

FBI Closes Case Cruise Ship Overboard

October 22, 2015 Janet Cole

Cruise Ship Deaths: FBI has closed the case of a woman, who went  overboard soon after embarking her Royal Caribbean Cruise Line  #cruise ship in Port Everglades, Florida. FBI investigation determined that the possible cause of this situation was […]

Cruise Ship Sinking

Portland Spirit Collision During Red Bull Event

August 3, 2015 Janet Cole

Portland boater congestion during  Red Bull event lead to cruise ship collision, USCG terminates event permit. Portland Spirit Cruises & Events Ship Portland Spirit Collided with Boaters of the Redbull Flugtag Event on the Willamette River at […]

Overboard

Norwegian Sun Crew Member Body Found

July 4, 2015 Janet Cole

#Cruise Ship Missing: Body washed up on Horse Island, Alaska through to be missing cruise ship crew member. July 3, 2015, Jonas Fillipe de Miranda Santiago, 27, a crew member from Brazil who was working aboard […]

Travel Warning

Westerdam Eight Found Dead

June 26, 2015 Janet Cole

Cruise Ship Deaths:  8 cruise ship passengers missing on Westerdam cruise ship excursion all found dead. Update: June 26, 2016 00:10 am The 8 cruise ship passengers and pilot aboad the Westerdam cruise ship excursion plane have been […]

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, […]

Travel Warning

USCG New Cruise Ship Preboarding Regs

December 9, 2014 Janet Cole

The United States Coast Guard (USCG) is looking at new pre-boarding,  screening requirements for #cruise ship passenger and crew including pre-screening of all baggage before boarding. This proposed rule would standardize screening activities for all persons, baggage, […]

Cruise Ship Illness

Cruise Ship Gets USCG Blood Airdrop

August 24, 2014 Janet Cole

Cruise Bruise: Carnival Cruise Lines’ cruise ship Carnival Miracle departed from Vancouver, BC. Then, 400 miles NE of Oahu, Hawaii  #cruise ship passenger receives 10 units of blood via airdrop. The United States Coast Guard (USCG) press release said, ” […]

Incidents

Cruise Ship Captain Suspended After Grounding

July 20, 2014 Janet Cole

  Cruise Ship Sinking:  Update – # cruise ship captain suspended after ill-fated Escapade cruise ship grounded off Georgia coast on her maiden voyage. Maiden Voyage of Trade Winds Casino Cruise Ship Escapade Grounded on Sand Bar, 96 […]