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A cruise ship passenger is believed to have died this week after going missing from the ship on which she was traveling.
News.com.au reports that a 22 year old women went missing from the Golden Princess cruise ship as it was traveling from the Australian city of Auckland to Melbourne.
A spokesperson for Princess Cruise Line issued a statement,…Read Full Post
The family of a man who died in a cruise ship related explosion is set to receive $242,000 in compensation, Newsweek is reporting.
The man died two years ago when he was working with gas cylinders which were used on the Emerald Princes cruise ship. He was killed when one of the cylinders suddenly exploded. The ship was docked at New Zealand at the time of incident.
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Newsweek reports that an Irish couple is claiming that they found a cruise ship crew member and an unknown woman having sex in the bed in their state room.
Bobby and Mary Jackson were sailing out of Singapore’s Marina Bay on the Norwegian Joy cruise ship, when then stopped by their room and came upon the unexpected sight. “I could see the back of a man on the bed who was directly facing us and it was obvious he was in the middle of having sex with a woman,” Mary said.
The couple reported the incident to cruise security, but…Read Full Post
Kia is announcing the recall of thousands of vehicles due to an engine fire threat.
The company is recalling the automobiles due to a suspected problem with their fuel pumps. Reports indicate the affected models include:
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSB) is responsible for approving automobile recalls. Due to the ongoing government shutdown, the NHTSB is not currently…Read Full Post
A group of passengers who were affected by last year’s “tilt cruise” are now suing the cruise company responsible.
Florida Today reports that three passengers who were aboard the Carnival cruise ship when it suddenly listed on its side on October 28, 2018, are suing the company…Read Full Post
A cruise ship passenger and his friends have been banned from Royal Caribbean Cruise Line after the man posted a video of himself leaping from a cruise ship online.
27 year old Nick Naydev jumped from the 11th floor of the Symphony of the Seas ship, which was docked in Nassau, Bahamas, as his friends watched.
Naydev says that he had no idea how big of a deal his stunt would be. He told a Miami area…Read Full Post
The fallout continues after a cruise ship worker was killed in an explosion nearly two years ago.
The incident occurred in February 2017, when a cruise ship crew member was tending to a gas cylinder when it suddenly exploded.
According to Stuff.co.nz, the explosion, which killed 32 year old Allan Allarde Navales, occurred due to the severe corrosion of the tank. A report by New Zealand’s…Read Full Post
A 16 year-old teen fell from a Royal Caribbean cruise ship last week, plunging to his death.
The boy, who was identified as Laurent Mercer of the French islands Wallis and Futuna, was reportedly trying to scale onto his state room’s balcony from the balcony of a state room next to his. He apparently had locked himself out of this room and was trying to gain access to it. Mercer slipped and fell, hitting the pier below.Read Full Post