Royal Caribbean Reveals New Class of Mega Ships

MS_Oasis_of_the_Seas_SternRoyal Caribbean’s next class of cruise ships will be powered by liquefied natural gas.
The project is called “Icon” and the new design will advance the use of fuel cell technology at sea and dramatically reduce greenhouse gas emissions without compromising on reliability or safety. Continue reading

One Dead and Four Injured in Accident on World’s Biggest Cruise Ship

harmony_of_the_seas_27151378661_2One crew member is killed and four others are injured after a lifeboat fell from the Harmony of the Seas, the world’s biggest cruise ship, which was docked in the south of France.
The accident happened during lifeboat drill while the ship docked in the French port of Marseille. The rubber lifeboat detached from the world’s biggest cruise liner and plummeted 35 feet down into the water below. Continue reading here.

Harmony of the Seas in Search of a South Florida Godmother

harmony_of_the_seas_27151378661_2Three months after the launch of the behemoth Harmony of the Seas, Royal Caribbean is still in search of a godmother for the ship.

Royal Caribbean in partnership with South Florida ABC Local 10 is asking South Florida residents to help find a godmother for Harmony of the Seas. South Floridians are encouraged to visit the site of Local 10 and nominate a mentor, educator or teacher who is inspiring the students to “dream big, think differently and challenge” the present and whose passion for education inspires the next generations to make a positive impact on the world. Continue reading

Woman Survives 38 Hours in Sea without Lifejacket

Liberty_of_the_Seas_La_Spezia_(_Royal_Caribbean_International)A woman survives nearly two days without lifejacket in jellyfish-infested water after falling overboard a Royal Caribbean cruise ship.

The 32-year-old Chinese woman, known only by her surname Fan, is from Shanghai. She was on a five-day cruise from Shanghai to South Korea and Japan, local media reports. Continue reading

Royal Caribbean to Sell Legend of the Seas

MS_Legend_of_the_Seas_(14840102074)Royal Caribbean International has recently announced that one of its oldest ships, Legend of the Seas, will leave its fleet in the spring of 2017.

Early next year, Miami-based cruise line will say goodbye to Legend of the Seas as it has entered into an agreement with Thomson Cruises, Continue reading