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21 Royal Caribbean Passengers Involved In Shore Excursion Accident

For the latest news on Anthem of the Sea’s Atlantic storm incident, please click here. 21 passengers sailing aboard Royal Caribbean’s Independence of the Seas were involved in a traffic accident today on the island...

Cruise Passenger Dies On Snorkeling Excursion In Belize

Reports have surfaced of a tragic accident involving a cruise passenger off the coast of Belize. Janice Mittelstadt, a 67 year old from South Dakota, tragically passed away during a snorkeling excursion in Belize...

Royal Caribbean Ship Suffers Oil Leak & Propulsion Issue, Itinerary Modified

Following a minor oil leak from the main fixipod aboard Royal Caribbean’s Adventure of the Seas, the ship’s current itinerary has been modified to compensate for a reduced sailing speed and extended maintenance while...

Young Boy Drowns Aboard Norwegian Breakaway, Second Airlifted

(7:37 pm) Reports surfacing across multiple cruise websites and social networks reporting the drowning of one young boy and a near drowning of another aboard the Norwegian Breakaway have been confirmed by Norwegian Cruise...

Royal Caribbean Ship Strikes Reef In South Pacific, Repairs Made

(1:25 am) According to a number of sources currently sailing onboard Royal Caribbean’s Rhapsody of the Seas, the ship was delayed for roughly 12 hours after sustaining damage from an inadvertent reef collision earlier...

Passenger Falls 2 Decks Aboard Norwegian Breakaway

According to a report by the Bermuda Sun, a passenger sailing aboard the Norwegian Breakaway fell two decks from her exterior balcony prior to arriving in Bermuda on Tuesday. According to the report, a...

5 Dead After Lifeboat Falls From Cruise Ship During Muster Drill

(11:17 am) Earlier this morning around 7 am EST, five people were killed and multiple injured while the Thomson Majesty was performing a routine muster drill in the port of Santa Cruz in the Canary Islands....

Costa Concordia Tragedy – January 13th & 14th Timeline

On January 13, 2012 the tragedy of the Costa Concordia began to unfold around 8:30pm EST. As soon as I was notified of the incident, I began creating a timeline of the events on...

P&O Cruises Ventura Suffers Serious Damage From Storm

It is now being reported by passengers onboard P&O Cruise’s Ventura, that the ship has been seriously damaged from rough weather in the Bay of Biscay. It is reported that a large crack, about 2 inches wide,...

Norwegian Star Breaks Free of Mooring Lines, Small Collision with Explorer of the Seas

(9/14/12 4:00pm) Earlier today the Norwegian Star broke free of her mooring lines at Heritage Wharf, Dockyard in Bermuda. The Norwegian Star broke free around 1:30pm after strong westerly winds forced the ship away from...

Jewel of the Seas Sails Into Cable, Damages Radar, Injures 1

Earlier this morning, the Jewel of the Seas was sailing into the port of Klaksvik in the Faroe Islands when the ship clipped an overhead cable, damaging the radar mast and injuring one crew member....

Cruise Sponsored Tour Bus Crashes in St. Martin

Earlier last week, a tour bus carrying 36 passengers from Royal Caribbean’s Freedom of the Seas plunged off the side of a road into a ditch on the Caribbean island of St. Martin after a...