Category Archives: Royal Caribbean


Aug

15

2016
Anthem of the Seas Medical Emergency Hastens Return to Port

Anthem of the Seas Medical Emergency Hastens Return to Port

News from August 14, 2016… When a 72-year old woman experienced trouble and had to be pulled from the pool of Royal Caribbean’s Anthem of the Seas cruise ship, the vessel made a hasty return back to port in Bayonne, New Jersey. On Wednesday, guests witnessed the U.S. woman “having difficulty swimming in one of the ship’s pools” and was “helped out of the pool,”…

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Jun

24

2016
Injured in a Fall, on Royal Caribbean Navigator of the Seas

Injured in a Fall, on Royal Caribbean Navigator of the Seas

We received and inquiry on our website from a passenger who was injured in a fall while cruising with Royal Caribbean on the Navigator of the Seas cruise ship. The passenger explained what happened with the accident and was asking “what their rights were” and should they take “legal action?” Naturally, when a passenger contacts our law firm to inquire about their rights and their…

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Feb

26

2016
Will Reckless Decisions Sink Royal Caribbean After Storm Cruise?

Will Reckless Decisions Sink Royal Caribbean After Storm Cruise?

Can it seriously be argued that Royal Caribbean exercised a “high care” when it sailed 4,500 passengers, including the elderly and children, into a winter storm forecast to bash the ship with hurricane strength winds and waves over 30 feet?   This is the question asked by attorney Jim Walker on his blog, CruiseLawNews.com in a well-worded post yesterday. It’s also a question asked by…

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Feb

25

2016
First Lawsuit Filed Against Royal Caribbean, Anthem of the Seas, Storm Cruise

First Lawsuit Filed Against Royal Caribbean, Anthem of the Seas, Storm Cruise

News agencies are reporting that the first lawsuit was filed against Royal Caribbean over the decision to sail the Anthem of the Seas cruise ship during an early February 2016 storm. Lawsuit alleges company was negligent in letting ship sail during storm. From CNN.com… “Passenger Bruce Simpson says that once the storm worsened, the ship began to rock and tilt violently; while in his cabin,…

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Jun

22

2015
Royal Caribbean’s World’s Biggest Cruise Ship Nearing Completion in France

Royal Caribbean’s World’s Biggest Cruise Ship Nearing Completion in France

The world’s biggest cruise ship, Royal Caribbean’s Harmony of the Seas, is nearing completion at a shipyard in France. The goal is to have the ship operational for a May 2016 inaugural voyage, from Southhampton in Britain to the Spanish city of Barcelona. Allure of the Seas and Oasis of the Seas, currently the world’s biggest cruise ships, are also owned and operated by Royal…

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Jun

03

2015
Cruise Ship Passenger Injured While Ice Skating on Royal Caribbean

Cruise Ship Passenger Injured While Ice Skating on Royal Caribbean

Apparently you can ice skate on some of Royal Caribbean’s cruise ships including: Freedom of the Seas Explorer of the Seas Mariner of the Seas Our recommendation, however, is to be careful. Recently (May 2015) we had a passenger contact our law firm because they were injured while skating on a Royal Caribbean ship. While skating for most people who are experienced gliding around on…

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May

29

2015
Fire in the Casino of Royal Caribbean’s Allure of the Seas?

Fire in the Casino of Royal Caribbean’s Allure of the Seas?

May 29, 2015: A new post on Events at Sea 2015 / CruiseJunkie.com is showing… From a reader: “I have family on board Royal Caribbean’s Allure of the Seas who have just contacted me to say that a fire has broken out in the casino. Apparently somebody dropped a cigarette and fire crews are responding.” Read this at the CruiseJunkie website: *Note: details not yet…

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Apr

07

2015
Longtime Royal Caribbean Board Member To Leave Board

Longtime Royal Caribbean Board Member To Leave Board

According to a report in Market Watch, Royal Caribbean Cruises announced today that Bernard Aronson, a director of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. since 1993, has decided not to stand for re-election at the company’s upcoming Annual Shareholders Meeting in May, citing the time commitments required of his new responsibilities.  In February 2015, Aronson was named by President Obama as U.S. Special Envoy to the Colombian…

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Apr

02

2015
Passenger Airlifted From Royal Caribbean’s Grandeur of the Seas

Passenger Airlifted From Royal Caribbean’s Grandeur of the Seas

According to news reports at 13NewsNow.com and CruiseLawNews.com, the Coast Guard medevaced a passenger Wednesday from a Royal Caribbean cruise ship. The boat, the Grandeur of the Seas, was about 95 miles east of Cape Lookout, North Carolina in the Atlantic Ocean. View video of the airlift here: The Coast Guard in Portsmouth, Virginia received a report Wednesday afternoon from the cruise ship. Apparently a…

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