Coast Guard Ends Search for Missing Cruise Ship Passenger Off New Jersey

NEW YORK, Dec 28 (Reuters) - The U.S. Coast Guard has called off a search for a woman who went missing from the Queen Mary 2 cruise ship off the coast of New Jersey over the Christmas holiday weekend, a spokesman said on Wednesday. The 74-year-old passenger was reported missing in the early hours of Friday about 100 nautical miles (185 km) southeast of Atlantic City, said … [Read more...]

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...]

Amazing Photos Show True Scale of Queen Mary 2 Ocean Liner

Marking the 10th Anniversary of the iconic ocean liner, Queen Mary 2, Cunard captain, Captain Kevin Oprey, agreed to go overboard and pose for these amazing photos from the bulbous bow of his massive ship. To capture the photos, Cunard hooked up with photographer James Morgan earlier this month in perfect conditions about a mile off the coast of Bali as the ship … [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...]