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Cruise Lines Pledge Aid & Assistance For Philippines & Filipino Crew

Typhoon Haiyan has devastated major areas of the Philippines, reportedly taking 10,000 lives and destroying thousands of lives. In the wake of this horrific natural disaster, cruise lines around the world are pledging aid for...

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...

Small Fire Extinguished Aboard Coral Princess

According to a Cruise Critic forum member, a small fire broke out last night aboard Princess Cruises’ Coral Princess. The small fire apparently occurred in a storeroom located on deck 2 – a crew...

Carnival Ecstasy Experiences Minor Power Outage

It is now being reported that the Carnival Ecstasy has suffered a minor power disruption on her way back to Port Canaveral. These reports came from guests currently sailing on the ship, some suggesting...

Celebrity Millennium Alters Itinerary Due To Propulsion Issue

According to reports as well as a statement from Celebrity Cruises, the Celebrity Millennium is currently experiencing an electrical issue that is affecting the ship’s propulsion. Celebrity Cruises has confirmed that engineers onboard are currently...

Propulsion Problems Reported on Carnival Legend, Will Cancel Call in Grand Cayman

According to various news sources, the Carnival Legend is experiencing problems with her propulsion system. The Legend is currently sailing at a lower speed and will not be able to keep her originally planned...

Ocean Star Pacific Crew – Mistreated & In an Unbelievable Situation

The following message has been received from a supposed crew member onboard the Mexican cruise ship, Ocean Star Pacific… ocean star pacific mexican ship unbelievable situation the situation of the crew working on passenger ship OCEAN STAR PACIFIC in...

What the Cruise Industry Has Learned Since Concordia

Earlier tonight I watched CNN’s documentary, Cruise to Disaster, which recapped the events of the Costa Concordia sinking on January 13, 2012 along with how the industry has and is still changing in response...

Costa Allegra Adrift At Sea After Fire – Updates

The Costa Allegra has now safely docked in the Seychelles. Here is a quick recap of the past few days…  (2/29/12) 1:35pm: New statement from Costa regarding passengers… Costa Cruises reports that members of...

1 Month Since the Concordia

Today marks a month since the Costa Concordia crashed into rocks off of the coast of the island of Giligo in Italy. On that night 17 people lost their lives. Today their are still...