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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...

Costa Concordia Post Raising Update

Around 4 am last night, engineers on Giglio Island announced the completion of the first phase of removing the Costa Concordia from the shoreline of Giglio. The ship is now safely resting on a...

Fire Reported Aboard Grandeur of the Seas – Updates

May 28, 2013 5:30 pm: Grandeur of the Seas guests are currently in the process of being transported to the Port of Baltimore. The first of many coaches have arrived at the port, as...

Storms Break Carnival Triumph’s Mooring Lines

Yesterday afternoon, the Carnival Triumph’s mooring lines were broken due to violent storms and strong winds moving through Mobile, Alabama. After the lines had been broken, the Carnival Triumph began to float down the...

Hurtigruten Cruise Ship Runs Aground

Earlier last night, the Hurtigruten ship Kong Harald, ran aground after hitting a rock in a fjord located in northern Norway. The Kong Harold was sailing into Trollfjord, when the ship hit a large rock. This...

Large Wave Hits Silversea’s Silver Explorer, Damages Bridge

Reports are coming in from several sources that one of Silversea’s ships, the Silver Explorer has been hit by a large wave while sailing through the Antarctic. The reported wave has apparently shattered a window on...

Carnival Splendor’s January 13th Departure Delayed Due To Propulsion Repairs

As I reported earlier this week, the Carnival Splendor recently suffered damage to its propulsion system after sailing through a group of underwater fishing nets. The damage incurred prompted for the need to make repairs in...

Carnival Splendor Suffers Damage to Propulsion System

The Carnival Splendor’s 1/13 departure has been moved to 1/14. Please CLICK HERE for more information. Earlier today, a member of a popular cruise forum posted a message claiming that the Carnival Splendor had...

Costa Pacifica’s Hull Damaged in Marseille

While docking in Marseille yesterday, the Costa Pacifica came in contact with a buoy structure that formed a gash around 26 feet long just above the waterline. Luckily, no one was injured when the collision occurred, but it did keep...

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...