Tag Archives: cruise ships

Cruise Ships Collide Off Mexican Coast [VIDEO]

ABC News reports: Two Carnival Cruise ships collided near the Port of Cozumel, Mexico on Friday. ABC Action News has learned the Carnival Glory collided with the Carnival Legend, which departed from Tampa on December 15. The collision happened around 8:50 a.m. local time. Passengers have started posting video showing major damage to the Carnival Glory. The Tampa Bay Times …

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Cruise Ship Tourists Killed In Volcano Eruption [VIDEO]

NBC News reports: A volcano open to tour groups unexpectedly erupted off the coast of New Zealand on Monday, killing at least five people, authorities said. Officials were unsure of the exact number of people who were missing or injured. Search-and-rescue operations on the island have stalled because it is too dangerous to approach the island, said John Tims, deputy …

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Scientology Cruise Ship Quarantined Over Measles

NBC News reports: A cruise ship with nearly 300 passengers and crew was ordered quarantined in the Caribbean port of St. Lucia after a case of measles was confirmed on board, island health officials said Wednesday. One female crew member has a confirmed case and St. Lucian authorities said they’ve been working in close consultation with the Pan American Health …

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Cruise Line To Drop Brunei Stops Over Anti-Gay Law

Travel Agent Central reports: Princess Cruises is looking to change its calls to Brunei after the destination introduced a harsh penal code that includes laws that make gay sex and adultery punishable by stoning to death, a spokesperson for the cruise line tells Travel Agent. “Princess Cruises is aware of the news stories circulating about the country of Brunei and …

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Cruise Ship Staffer Shoots And Kills Polar Bear

CNBC reports: A polar bear that injured a cruise ship guard on an Arctic archipelago was shot dead by another of the ship’s workers, Norwegian authorities said. The incident Saturday sparked criticism that tourists intruded in the wilderness and then killed one of the reasons they were there. The attack occurred when tourists from the MS Bremen cruise ship landed …

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Cruise Giant Launches Gay Weddings At Sea

Cruise Critic reports: Following a recent Supreme Court ruling allowing same-sex marriages in Bermuda, three Carnival Corp. cruise lines — Princess Cruises, P&O Cruises and Cunard Line — have revealed they are now taking bookings for same-sex marriages at sea. The ruling permits any Bermuda-registered cruise ship offering weddings at sea packages the opportunity to offer same-sex ceremonies. All P&O …

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MIAMI: Lawyer Now Says Gay Man Jumped To Death From Cruise Ship Balcony As “Act Of Protest” [VIDEO]

The lawyer for family of the married gay man who fell to his death from his cruise ship balcony now says that the man jumped as an “act of protest” after being called a “pedophile” by crew members. A newly released video shows the late man saying, “I have a husband. I am not a pedophile.” In earlier news accounts …

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MIAMI: Family To Sue After Gay Man Dies After Falling From Cruise Ship Balcony, FBI Investigating

The family of a married Brazilian gay man says it will sue Royal Caribbean after the man fell into the ocean from his cruise ship balcony. His body has not yet been recovered. Cruise officials say the man jumped after their security team responded to a domestic dispute in his cabin, but the family’s attorney claims the fall was an …

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