Search Abandoned After Queen Mary 2 Crew Member Goes Overboard

  A search was launched and later suspended this weekend for a crewmember of Curnard's Queen Mary 2 cruise liner who fell overboard Saturday off the coast of Newfoundland and Labrador.  Canada's Joint Task Force Atlantic confirmed Saturday that it received a report from the Queen Mary 2 reporting that 26-year-old male crew member had fallen … [Read more...]

Cunard Passenger Killed in Boarding Accident

A passenger aboard Cunard's Queen Elizabeth cruise has died following an accident while boarding the ship from a tender. The ship was in the Sihanoukville, Cambodia when the accident occurred Wednesday. A statement from Cunard posted to its Facebook page said the following: We can confirm that very sadly a passenger died earlier today following an accident whilst … [Read more...]

Dr. Stephen Payne – Designing a Liner, Not a Cruise Ship

On the occasion of the Queen Mary 2's 10th anniversary of her delivery from STX Europe, CUNARD Line's Chief Naval Architect Dr. Stephen Payne, OBE narrates an inside look at her design and construction. He notes that although this vessel carries passengers on long ocean voyages in luxury, she is not a cruise ship, but rather a purpose-designed liner capable of criss-crossing … [Read more...]

Another Death on Infamous Queen Mary

A woman has plunged to her death on the RMS Queen Mary, the legendary (and haunted) ocean liner permanently docked in Long Beach.  The accident happened at approximately 8:00 pm last night as the woman was leaving a bar located onboard the ship with her husband. The woman was reportedly seen climbing on a railing prior to the fall and initial reports have indicated that the … [Read more...]