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Forecasting Brexit's Impact on Cruising

by travelpulse.com As Britain has voted to leave the European Union, cruise travel implications will begin to emerge, not just for British brands like Cunard Line and P&O Cruises but larger companies like Carnival Cooperation, Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Limited and Royal Caribbean Cruises Limited. Greenpeace’s Energydesk reports that Brexit...
Fathom Finds Havana Highlights in Cuba

by prnewswire.com In addition to new onboard programming, Fathom partners with Cuban designer, Clandestina, to offer its merchandise on MV Adonia. Fathom, the pioneer in social impact travel and Carnival Corporation's (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) 10th and...
Cruise Lines Skip Over Turkey After Istanbul Airport Attack

By Tina Hodges of cruiserschoice.com Cruise lines are not taking any chances when it comes to the safety of their ship passengers and crew members, so many are opting to skip cruise ports in Turkey following the Istanbul airport attack. The change in...
Unconscious child airlifted from cruise ship after pool incident

By Rob Frehse and Andreas Preuss of cnn.com An eight-year old boy who reportedly fell in to a pool on a Royal Caribbean cruise ship was airlifted from the ship Thursday night, the New York Police Department said. The Anthem of the Sea's ship doctor performed...
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by MK timelapse GmbH Witness the construction process of AIDA Cruises' new flagship in Nagasaki: AIDAprima, which was recently christened on the Elbe on Saturday the 7th of May 2016, during the Hamburg Hafengeburtstag (harbour birthday) festival. Four MKtimelapse camera systems were recording non-stop at the Koyagi Plant of Mitsubishi...
Four women charged with using cruise ship to smuggle cocaine

by Chris Bonanno of USA Today Four women have been charged with conspiracy to import cocaine on a cruise ship that docked in Port Canaveral, Fla. in May, according to a criminal complaint from the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida. Authorities said Lakisha Abney, Shawnta Aiken and Ciera...
Celebrity ship crashes into pier in Alaska

by Gene Sloan of USA Today A Celebrity Cruises ship on Friday smashed into a pier in Ketchikan, Alaska, causing millions of dollars in damage. Video of the accident posted online shows the port side of the 2,170-passenger Celebrity Infinity forcefully hitting the pier, which then breaks apart and crashes into the water. The Infinity suffered...
Arctic Cruise Vessel Under Tow

by maritime-executive.com Oceanwide Expeditions’ cruise ship Ortelius is under tow with 146 people on board after suffering engine trouble on Friday. The vessel is being towed to Longyearbyen in Svalbard, Norway. The Joint Rescue Coordination Centre for Northern Norway has issued a statement saying there is no danger to passengers and crew,...
Cruise Ships In The Arctic Take Titanic Risks

By Midge Raymond of thedailybeast.com More and more floating pleasure palaces are plying the increasingly ice-choked and unstable waters near the poles. What could possibly go wrong? This year, the new 820-foot-long, 13-deck cruise ship Crystal Serenity will be the first large-scale tourist ship...
Ten-Year-Old Drowned on Norwegian Ship Because Cruise Line Won't Employ Lifeguards, Family Claims

by Jessica Lipscomb of miaminewtimes.com On the second day of a seven-day cruise from New York to Florida and the Bahamas last year, two young children briefly escaped from their mother’s sight and somehow landed in the pool. Within moments, both kids were yanked from the water at...