Early this week, 215 passengers were evacuated from a Greek ferry that ran aground in the port of Rafina. The cause is believed to be mechanical failure.
Earlier this week, on Tuesday evening, June 26, at about 8:15PM CET, a Norwegian cruise ship with capacity for over …
Late last week, on Thursday morning, June 21 at roughly 11AM EST, a Boston Harbor cruise ship carrying 328 passengers …
Earlier this week, on Monday, June 18 at roughly 5:30PM WIB, a tourist ferry — known as Sinar Bangun — …
Late last week, on Friday, June 15 at 3:00PM EEST, an Estonian ferry with the capacity for 400 passengers and …
Late last week, 175 passengers were evacuated from a ferry that ran aground in San Antoni port in Ibiza. The cause of the accident is unknown.
Whether we like it or not, accidents aboard cruise ships are a very real part of the cruise industry. And, in the past year, Carnival has been plagued with a series of tragic accidents at sea. Multiple passengers have fallen overboard, with some even falling to their deaths aboard the ships. So what does all of this mean for you? Is it still safe to set sail with Carnival? We’ll explain the current situation, so you can embark on your next Carnival cruise, stress free.
The last thing you want on your vacation is to experience inclement weather. Especially when you’re on a cruise ship, a major storm can make for very uneasy seas and dangerous sailing conditions. Fortunately, when faced with two tropical storms this week, Carnival Cruise Line rerouted three of their ships to keep everyone out of harm’s way.
For five years, victims impacted by the Costa Concordia disaster have waited for some sense of closure. Now that the former captain, Francesco Schettino, will spend the next 16 years in prison, that long-awaited healing may begin.
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to spend an entire cruise vacation at sea? The passengers aboard the Carnival Fantasy just found out, when a technical difficulty prevented the ship from reaching its destination of Cozumel, Mexico.
A weekend jet ski trip narrowly escaped tragedy when the riders floated into the path of an oncoming cruise ship. Both were pulled to safety, but the near miss reminds us of the potential danger caused by being in the vicinity of cruise ships.
Cruise ships are not something you expect to see in your back yard. A Florida couple had a terrifying experience last week, when they feared the Celebrity Equinox was headed straight for their living room.
The Seabourn Encore cruise ship broke free from its moorings on Sunday and crashed into a nearby vessel, while in Timaru, New Zealand. Investigations are underway. No passengers were harmed, but it’s a good reminder to expect the unexpected.
This week, a life raft fell from the side of Royal Caribbean’s Grandeur of the Seas while in Charleston Harbor. Last year, a number of life raft incidents raised concerns about raft safety. This incident further highlights potential problems with these safety devices.
A few weeks ago, we reported the tragic death of a cruise passenger that took place during a bike tour of Tauranga. Now, her name has been released, as more details of the accident come to light.