Category Archives: Cruise Line News


Dec

07

2017
Miami Cruise Industry Influencing Senate Vote of Corporate Taxes?

Miami Cruise Industry Influencing Senate Vote of Corporate Taxes?

A very interesting article in the Miami New Times, Miami’s Cruise Industry Gave $23,500 to Senator Who Stopped New Cruise Tax, details campaign contribution made to a Republican Senator who had had influence over bill amendments that would have taxed a portion of the cruise lines revenue. From the article… Next time you see a cruise ship at PortMiami, consider this: Because of a loophole…

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Nov

02

2017
87 Year Old Woman Taken From Cruise Ship by Coast Guard Near Norflk, VA After Injury

87 Year Old Woman Taken From Cruise Ship by Coast Guard Near Norflk, VA After Injury

Per WTKR News in Norfolk, VA a injured passenger was taken by the Coast Guard from the Viking Sky to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital. According to the report, “watchstanders at the 5th Coast Guard District Command Center in Portsmouth were notified around 12:30 p.m. Monday that the woman had fallen and injured her hip on board the 749-foot Viking Sky. The helicopter crew lifted the…

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Feb

27

2017
Missing Wife Still Alive?

Missing Wife Still Alive?

As reported in the Irish Independent… Monday February 27, 2017 “The Dublin-based IT consultant in prison in Italy on suspicion of murdering his wife during a Mediterranean cruise believes she is still alive and is either in Dublin or her native China.” Accused of murdering his wife, an Irish citizen still believes she is alive. Per the article, “Daniel Belling (45) said he last saw…

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Jan

05

2017
CruiseMinus Website Gives More Insight Into Cruise Ship Accidents

CruiseMinus Website Gives More Insight Into Cruise Ship Accidents

A new website we found (new to us at least) is called CruiseMinus. You can find the website here. We’ve not validated all of the information on the website, but it seems to reflect past and current cruise ship accident news. From their website… “CruiseMinus¬†reports major cruise ship accidents, latest news, cruise line incidents and various types of cruise incidents on passenger ships. The¬†Cruise Minus…

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Aug

15

2016
Cruise Ship News Roundup, August 2016

Cruise Ship News Roundup, August 2016

The cruise line industry never lacks for media coverage…both positive and negative. Here, we highlight some of the headline grabbing news stories from the first 2 weeks of August related to cruise ship accidents, incidents and topical information. Saturday, August 13, 2016 — Cruise ship hits 3 vessels in Boston Harbor: A small cruise ship — the Boston Harbor Cruises’ Regency — hit three other…

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Dec

07

2015
Cruise Ship Injury and Accident Updates: December 2015

Cruise Ship Injury and Accident Updates: December 2015

Even for our law firm which helps passengers and crew members with legal issues related to cruise ship injuries and accidents, it can be difficult to stay current on all of the incidents that occur on cruise ships here in the U.S. and around the world. While our office receives weekly emails and calls from people seeking legal aid, we’re still surprised by the number…

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Jul

24

2015
Fire, Rape and Assault: Another Crazy Week for the Cruise Industry

Fire, Rape and Assault: Another Crazy Week for the Cruise Industry

Another interesting week has passed with the cruise line industry seeing a wide ranges of incidents across multiple cruise lines. Fire on a Royal Caribbean ship. Rape on a Celebrity Cruise. And a crew member on crew member sexual assault on another Celebrity vessel. Fire on Cruise Ship Freedom of the Seas up in smoke! Freedom of the Seas, a Royal Caribbean vessel, caught fire…

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Jul

06

2015
MSC Cruises to Base Cruise Ship in Havana Cuba

MSC Cruises to Base Cruise Ship in Havana Cuba

MSC Cruises to Become First Mainstream Cruise Line to Base Cruise Ship in Havana, Cuba CruiseCritic.com reports that…. MSC Cruises will homeport MSC Opera in Havana, Cuba from the winter 2015-16 season — the first mainstream cruise line to do so. The line will operate 16 Caribbean cruises on the 2,120-passenger ship, including stops in Jamaica, the Cayman Islands and Mexico — with two nights…

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Jun

03

2015

2 Crew Members Dead on Cruise Ships?

Bahamas police investigating deaths of 2 crew members on different cruise ships Very little seems to be known so far, but multiple new sites are reporting that 2 crew members have been found dead, apparently separate accidents on separate cruise ships (or in ports of call). Details are few at this point and even speculative news is relatively quiet. Here is the report: From ABC…

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Apr

16

2015
Tax Week ‘Taxing’ for Cruise Ship Companies

Tax Week ‘Taxing’ for Cruise Ship Companies

We all seem to feel the pinch during tax season. April 15 is a ‘gasp’ date for many and April 16 seems to be the day when the nation collectively exhales (or groans…). And probably this weekend is when many CPA’s and Accountants head off on cruise vacations (or other vacations…). A Taxing Week for the Cruise Lines? It’s been a strange week with a…

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