Royal Caribbean’s Anthem of the Seas was pounded by rough weather last night, according to passengers leaving comments, photos and video on the internet.
News accounts are reporting that the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) arrested a cruise passenger in Miami on charges that he has outstanding arrest warrants for kidnapping as well as assault and battery.
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Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards’ proposal for short term fixes for the State’s fiscal problems includes a shot at already-hurting offshore supply vessel owners/operators.
Multiple news outlets in the U.K. are reporting that the U.K. naval commander for NATO is warning that ISIS presents a threat to shipping in the Mediterranean Sea.
An appellate court in Miami has ruled that Costa Concordia passengers, both U.S. residents and non-U.S. residents, cannot seek compensation in the U.S. for any injuries which they suffered arising out of the Concordia disaster in 2012.
The Greek shipping industry will have to sustain additional taxes according to a proposed bailout agreement.
The Manila Bulletin reports that Royal Caribbean announced yesterday that it is “hiring a total of 30,000 Filipino crew members over the next five years” as the company “expands its fleet and routes to Asia.”
The first norovirus outbreak on a cruise ship calling on a U.S. port this year has been reported to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).