Category Archives: Cruise Line News

Quick Look at January 2015 Cruise Ship Accidents and Incidents

It’s been a busy January as the cruise ship industry has been dealing with accidents, incidents and other issues. First, some good news… A private plane flying to Hawaii ran out of fuel, the pilot ditched the plan and was … Continue reading

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NY Times – Health Worker Who May Have Had Contact With Ebola Is on Cruise Ship

According to a New York Times report today (Oct.  17)… a health worker who may have had contact with Ebola is on cruise ship. Snippet below – read the full article at the New York Times here. Adding a new … Continue reading

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World’s Biggest Cruise Ship Heads Home to Florida After Refit

Just Plain Big – Royal Caribbean’s Oasis of the Seas The world’s largest cruise liner, Royal Caribbean’s Oasis of the Seas, set sail for Florida on Wednesday night after a stop in Europe. The ship was undergoing an extensive refurbishment … Continue reading

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Passenger Injured by Champagne Cork on Norwegian Cruise Liner

In an unfortunate accident, a Norwegian Cruise Ship passenger was hurt when a champagne cork  struck her eye. Injuries, even unusual ones such as this, occur with frequency aboard all cruise ships. While most cruise ship vacations are enjoyable and … Continue reading

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Carnival Cruise Ship Rescues 24 Stranded Cubans

Some good news for the day – Carnival Paradise, en route from Tampa, Florida to the Cayman Islands stopped to rescue a boat full of Cubans. Here is a link to the story and a snippet of the news… “Matthew … Continue reading

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Quick Tips; What To Do If You Were Hurt Or Injured On A Disney Cruise Ship

  It’s unfortunate, but accidents and injuries happen – even on Disney Cruise Ships. If you’ve been hurt or injured while sailing with Disney Cruises and believe that your injury was sustained due to the negligence of the crew or … Continue reading

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Example of Crew Member Injury on Cruise Ship; Negligence May Have Played a Role

While the injury did not occur in American waters, the following recent news story is an example of how wrong decisions made by the cruise line can result in horrible accidents and injury. In this case, a crew member of … Continue reading

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Waiter Files Claim Against Princess Cruises for Back Injury

Injuries Common for Crewmembers on Cruise Ships It’s a common occurrence – crewmembers of cruise ships suing the cruise line they work  for because of an injury sustained or an injury that could have been prevented. It’s also common for … Continue reading

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Good Decision – Disney Cruise Lines to Add Lifeguards to Pools

In a move that should have happened previously aboard Disney ships (as well as aboard the other cruise ships within the industry), Disney Cruise Line has made the decision to have lifeguards at their pools. And while passenger satisfaction is … Continue reading

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Vancouver-bound cruise ship stuck in Alaska

As a passenger, what happens when your cruise ship breaks down while on a cruise vacation?  This was a question that many passengers asked themselves recently as a Celebrity Cruise ship, the Celebrity Millennium, experienced electrical issues. According to CBC … Continue reading

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