Cruise Couple Busted With Hundreds of Prohibited Items

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If you’re thinking of bringing home a few seashells as souvenirs from your latest cruise, let this story serve as a warning. Because a couple disembarking from a cruise ship in New Orleans was caught with over 500 such items… and could have wound up in very hot water! Seashells, Coral Among Illegal Items While […]

Carnival Cruise Line Ships by Size: Largest to Smallest

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Carnival Cruise Line currently has 24 ships, and they range wildly in size: from 70,000 all the way up to 180,000 gross registered tons. With eight classes of Carnival cruise ships, it can be confusing trying to keep track of how old each vessel is, how big they are, and what amenities are available on […]

Cruise Ship Halts SpaceX Rocket Launch

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With just 33 seconds before takeoff, SpaceX was forced to scrub the launch of a rocket from the Cape Canaveral Space Force Station on Sunday evening over a cruise ship being in the wrong place. Royal Caribbean’s mega-ship Harmony of the Seas found itself in the site’s hazard area along the Falcon 9 rocket’s southern […]

Royal Caribbean Returns to Private Destination Labadee [PHOTOS]

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After nearly two years without cruise ships or passengers, Royal Caribbean’s private destination in Labadee, Haiti is seeing cruises again. On Thursday, Labadee welcomed back mega-ship Harmony of the Seas to its shores with nearly 3,000 guests and almost 2,000 crew members. Harmony of the Seas’ call was the first ship visit since March 2020. Ships […]

Queen Mary Gets Another Chance, ‘Critical Repairs’ to Start in February

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After closing in early 2020, the Queen Mary hotel is getting a second chance at life. After massive repairs, the former ocean liner is planning to reopen later this year. The City of Long Beach has announced that it is preparing to start critical repairs to the permanently docked vessel. In February, the city will […]

Cruise News Today — January 31, 2022 [VIDEO]

Five NCL Cruise Ships Return to Service Five Norwegian ships returned to service over the weekend after being paused earlier this month because of the Omicron variant.  On Friday, Norwegian Getaway resumed voyages from Port Miami. Saturday brought Norwegian Dawn from Tampa, Escape from Port Canaveral, and Joy from Miami back online, and yesterday Breakaway […]

Princess Takes Delivery of Final Royal-Class Cruise Ship

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Princess Cruises’ newest ship, Discovery Princess, was delivered during a handover ceremony today at the Fincantieri shipyard in Monfalcone, Italy. The vessel expands Princess’ fleet to 15 MedallionClass ships, and features an evolution of the design platform that was used for the previous Royal-class vessels. “Today marks a significant milestone for Princess Cruises as we officially take […]