cruise ships

Watch: Two Carnival cruise ships collide in Mexico

A video circulated through social media depicts the collision of two Carnival cruise ships at Cozumel island, Mexico, on Friday. Six passengers were slightly injured and went to the Carnival Glory medical center.

Cruise ship runs aground off Phi Phi Island, Thailand

A Belgium-registered tourist cruiser ran aground on rocks near Phi Phi Island while it was on its journey from Lanta Island to Phuket, on Monday November 25, and was later towed to shore. The passengers had 77, French passengers onboard, who were safely taken to shore, and there were no injuries reported.

USCG calls off rescue operation for Carnival passenger

The USCG has launched a search operation for a man who went overboard from a Carnival cruise ship on Thursday, October 24, with officials stating that the 26-year-old man was reported to have fallen from the “Carnival Dream”.

Royal Caribbean ship returns to port after engine issues

Royal Caribbean’s cruise ship ‘Grandeur of the Seas’ canceled its sailing due to an engine problem, shortly after it left its home port in Baltimore, Maryland on Saturday. The ship had to return to the harbor and cancel the cruise, which included a call to Bermuda.

Watch: USCG medevacs child from cruise ship off Virginia

On July 7, a USCG MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew evacuated a seven-year-old girl, as she was suffering from abdominal pain, from the cruise ship Celebrity Summit. The helicopter hoisted the girl, which was then transported at the Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters in Norfolk.

Watch: Cruise ship almost hits dock in Venice

The cruise ship ‘Costa Deliziosa’ hardly avoided collision with the dock while transiting a canal in Venice during inclement weather on Sunday. The incident comes only a month after a similar incident involving a cruise ship in Venice, surging concerns about the safety of large cruise ships in Venice’s canals. 


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