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Royal Princess Loses Power In The Mediterranean

(4:50 pm ET 9/24) According to Princess Cruises, the Royal Princess is currently undergoing maintenance and will be able to sail her next cruise, on 9/27 from Barcelona. Here is the official statement from Princess: “Today...

CLIA Adopts Cruise Industry Passenger Bill of Rights

Earlier today, Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) announced that its Board of Directors have approved the adoption of the first ever Cruise Industry Passenger Bill of Rights, detailing CLIA members’ commitment to the safety, comfort...

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...

Navigator of the Seas Diverts For Medical Emergency

Around 1:20pm, the Navigator of the Seas, which is currently sailing on a 15 night transAtlantic cruise, made an emergency stop in Port Everglades to offload a guest who required medical attention. According to Stewart Chiron,...

Carnival Dream Resumes Service From Port Canaveral After Repairs

The 130,000-ton Carnival Dream resumes service from Port Canaveral, Fla., today when it embarks on a seven-day cruise to the Caribbean. The ship underwent repairs earlier this week to address a malfunction in the...

Carnival Triumph Suffers Fire; Disables Propulsion System

Updates on the Carnival Triumph situation can be found below. To view an update, please click the + sign on the right side of the boxes below. The most recent update is already open....

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....

Carnival Corporation & plc Donates $2 Million To Aid Hurricane Sandy Victims

Carnival Corporation & plc is donating $2 million to aid the victims of Hurricane Sandy that struck the U.S. Mid-Atlantic and Northeast regions, and devastated New Jersey and New York. The funds are earmarked...

Fire Team Dispatched on Sapphire Princess

I have just received a text message from a close friend of Mikey’s Cruise Blog that the fire team has been dispatched to the galley on deck 2 of Princess Cruise’s Sapphire Princess. Here is the...

Queen Mary 2 Med Evacs Sick Passenger

On December 22nd the Queen Mary 2 was sailing about 110 miles off the coast of North Carolina near Nag’s Head. A passenger was suffering from severe abdominal pains, and she was quickly med-evaced from...