Jet Skiers Rescued Just Before Carnival Magic Runs Over Them

A Port Canaveral harbor pilot and a Brevard County marine unit saved a couple of jet skiers on spring break from a nearly tragic situation late Saturday afternoon.
Two young women from Princeton, West Virginia were enjoying their spring break in Port Canaveral when their vacation nearly became a catastrophe. Continue reading

Carnival Adds Gas Cleaning Systems to 60 Cruise Ships

Carnival Corporation the world’s largest cruise operator announced yesterday it has installed Exhaust Gas Cleaning Systems (EGCS) on 60 ships across its 10 brands. The company is planning to deploy the cleaning systems to 85 ships of its fleet through 2020 in its effort to improve the quality of air emissions and reduce the environmental impact of their ships. The investment is about $400 million to date. Continue reading

Royal Caribbean to Cancel Turkey Cruise Calls

Royal Caribbean has canceled all calls to Turkey in 2017 due to security concerns.

Royal Caribbean International is the latest cruise line that will remove all calls to Turkey from its itineraries for the remainder of the 2017. Carnival Corporation’s Cunard Line and P&O Cruises are among other cruise lines that decided to stop sailing to the Mediterranean nation through at least the end of this year. Continue reading

Royal Caribbean Adds Lifeguards to its Ships

Royal Caribbean International is adding licensed lifeguards to all of its cruise ships starting this weekend. 

The lifeguards will be part of a new water safety program introduced by Royal Caribbean that includes water safety instruction and signage around the pool areas. Every ship of Royal Caribbean’s fleet will implement the new program over the next few months. Continue reading