MSC Cruises Crew Members’ Bravery Officially Honoured

A ceremony held on board MSC Fantasia on 2 April 2009 at the port of Palma de Mallorca (Spain) officially recognised the bravery of four crew members who rushed to the aid of an overboard passenger. The ceremony, involving the port authorities, the island’s council and MSC Cruises’ CEO, took place on the MSC Fantasia,… [Continue Reading]

Tragic Incident: Woman Falls From Norwegian Dawn

Most of us have seen the news reports about the tragic incident of a woman falling from the Norwegian Dawn on Sunday night. Initially there was some speculation that foul play might have been involved, but NCL reports that they have surveillance video showing that the woman was alone at the time of the… [Continue Reading]

An On Board Perspective of the Norwegian Dream Collision

A few days ago, I posted about the recent Norwegian Dream collision with a container ship. I still don’t understand how this accident happened, but today, I found a pretty unique video on YouTube of the Norwegian dream collision.
The video was taken/made by passenger on the Norwegian Dream. I think the… [Continue Reading]

Norwegian Dream, Some Thoughts About The New Collision

I hadn’t paid much attention to the reports of the Norwegian Dream crashing into the a container ship until I read a humorous account of the incident by a passenger who was on the cruise. His lighthearted report about making the best of a bad situation has been a big hit with Cruise… [Continue Reading]

Explorer Ship in Distress in Antarctica is NOT Explorer II

Fort Lauderdale, FL – November 23, 2007 – Regent Seven Seas Cruises today clarified that the Explorer ship currently in distress in Antarctica is NOT the same ship as Explorer II, which the line offers for season cruises in the area.
“We just want to reassure our guests about to sail to Antarctica with us… [Continue Reading]