Royal Caribbean Cruise Passenger Goes Overboard

, September 19, 2012

Reports from CNN.com on Monday tell of a young female passenger who went overboard on Sunday, Sept. 16. This occurred aboard a Royal Caribbean International cruise line, the¬†Allure of the Seas. According to the article… “…Coast Guard crews searched Monday for a cruise ship passenger who went overboard Sunday night about 47 miles east of […]


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Carnival Cruise Line Expands “My Awesome Bar Program”

, September 19, 2012

In recent news, Carnival Cruise Lines is extending it’s “My Awesome Bar Program” on two more cruise ships – the Carnival Splendor and Carnival Victory. The “My Awesome Bar Program” is an unlimited alcohol package that is made available to passengers. According to various reports, the $50-per-day program gives passengers access to unlimited wine, beer […]


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Cruise Ship Injury Lawyer – Joel Barnet

, September 14, 2012

Cruise ship injury lawyer, Joel Barnett is one of Miami’s premiere¬†attorneys specializing in admiralty and maritime cases. A graduate of the University of Miami law school and a member of the Florida Bar Association, Barnett is an active member of the Miami community. His firm, Waks and Barnett P.A., along with partner Andrew Waks, is […]


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New Evidence Emerges in Costa Concordia Accident

, September 6, 2012

The ongoing investigation of how and why the Costa Concordia cruise ship sank saw fresh evidence today as recorded conversations were released. “Madonna, what have I done?” was the response from Captain Francesco Schettino as the ship hit the reef that eventually sank the vessel. From The Telegraph… Prosecutors and marine experts have accused the […]


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Costa Concordia Cruise Ship Now A Tourist Attraction

, September 6, 2012

According to reports in the Wall Street Journal, the Costa Concordia Cruise Ship Now A Tourist Attraction. The seaside town of Giglio Island on the Northwestern coast of Italy has seen a large increase in tourists over the summer of 2012. Many tourists are there simply to see the cruise ship Costa Concordia as it […]


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