cruise ships


Friday, August 1, 2008
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P&O Pacific Sun – Rough Week for Cruise Ship Passengers

Passengers aboard the P&O cruiser ‘Pacific Sun’ got a little more than they bargained for when the vessel got caught in the middle of a

August 1, 2008
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Tuesday, July 29, 2008
Video

The Queen Mary 2 – Time Lapse Video

The most elegant ship built in decades has caught the inspiration of artists, photographers and ship spotters worldwide. She is elegant, record breaking and

July 29, 2008
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Wednesday, July 16, 2008
Incidents

Cruise Ship “Clipper Pacific” Detained in NY Harbor

Some 1,200 passengers aboard the Clipper Pacific are enjoying an unexpected extended stay in NYC, while the cruise ship is being detained by Coast Guard for

July 16, 2008
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Tuesday, June 24, 2008
Video

Fastest Ship – The SS United States Faces Uncertain Future

Popular Mechanics updates us on the the World’s Fastest Ship, or at least the vessel currently holding the transatlantic speed record the mighty SS

June 24, 2008
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Thursday, June 5, 2008
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Pocket Cruise Ship Grounds in Alaska

The Juneau Empire is reporting: A cruise ship scraped the bottom of the Tracy Arm fjord Wednesday morning, forcing its crew to cut short its trip and call the

June 5, 2008
Total Views: 10

Thursday, May 29, 2008
Shipyard

Regent Seven Seas Cruises Orders Ultra-Luxury Cruise Ship

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NoI8BbIwYK8&feature=related The US-owned cruise operator, Regent Seven Seas, is taken bids on a brand new ultra-luxury

May 29, 2008
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Monday, May 26, 2008
Blog

Incident Photo Of The Week – Norwegian Spirit

Yesterday the passengers of the cruise ship Norwegian Spirit were, as the Daily News headline reads, “Cruising For A Bruising”, yesterday as the

May 26, 2008
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Tuesday, May 6, 2008
Lifesaving Incidents

Mass Evacuation Of European Cruise Ship

The BBC tells us: Latvian authorities have begun evacuating hundreds of people from a cruise ship stuck on a sandbank. So far tugs have failed to free the

May 6, 2008
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Wednesday, April 16, 2008
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Enjoy Central Park, at Sea

Via, The London Daily Mail. The world’s biggest cruise liner is to have a New York-style “Central Park” on the ship, its owners have

April 16, 2008
Total Views: 8

Tuesday, April 8, 2008
Fire Incidents

Queen of the West Fire this AM

An engine room fire at 12:31 this morning forced an evacuation of Queen of the West. From a Coast Guard Media Release: SEATTLE – The Coast Guard, state

April 8, 2008
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Wednesday, March 5, 2008
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Now That Is An Ugly Ship

CDR Salamander features China’s largest FPSO on Ugly Ship Thursday. He writes; A ship only a Captain could love. I don’t think anyone will be

March 5, 2008
Total Views: 10

Monday, February 25, 2008
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Historic Ship Independence Barred From Her Adopted State

Photo By Alan Light Built in 1950 the SS Independence and her sister ship the SS Constitution were built to transport passengers between U.S. ports and the

February 25, 2008
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Saturday, February 23, 2008
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Notable Captains: Paul Wright, Master Of Cunard’s Queen Victoria

Captain Paul Wright, a Cornishman, is a kind of latter day Henry VIII – a master and commander who moves from one queen to the next in quick succession.

February 23, 2008
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Monday, February 18, 2008
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NCL Pulls Pride Of Aloha From Hawaii Service – US Mariner Wages Blamed For Decision

Photo by 123 look at me First we witnessed trouble for the Hawaii Superferry (which is back in service) now Hawaii’s largest source of jobs for U.S.

February 18, 2008
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Wednesday, February 13, 2008
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Final Voyage – S/S Independence

Photo by dollar_bill Telstar Logistics provides details on this historic day: This is a”view of a newly vacant pier 70 shipyard, now that the Oceanic

February 13, 2008
Total Views: 45

Tuesday, February 12, 2008
Lifesaving Incidents

Cruise Ship “Voyager” Battling Storm – Video

Here is some video of the cruise ship Voyager battling the 2005 cyclone Valentina off the coast of Majorca. The full story: LINK

February 12, 2008
Total Views: 34

Saturday, February 2, 2008
Lifesaving Incidents

M/V Explorer Found

BitterEnd reports that the Royal Navy Ice patrol ship HMS ENDURANCE, which amongst other tasks is carrying survey work in the Antarctic on behalf of the United

February 2, 2008
Total Views: 18

Sunday, January 20, 2008

Name The World’s Largest Cruise Ship

Here’s your opportunity to name a ship! This, however, isn’t just a random ship, Royal Caribbean is asking YOU to name the world’s largest

January 20, 2008
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Saturday, January 12, 2008
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Cunard’s Three Queens Visit The Big Apple

Photo by AurelioZen NewYorkology tells us of the first / last ever meeting of its three grand ships; Cunard’s one-time-only royal rendezvous of its three

January 12, 2008
Total Views: 57

Saturday, January 5, 2008
Maritime Security

Missile Defense Systems to Be Tested on JFK Jets

American Airlines Passenger planes at JFK will be outfitted with a new missile defense system. Gothamist tells us: The Dept. of Homeland Security is funding

January 5, 2008
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