Irish Man Latest to Die From Coronavirus Contracted on Cruise

The online newspaper, IrishCentral.com, reports that the owner of an Irish travel agency died from Coronavirus. The article, Limerick man dies after coronavirus strikes cruise ship in Florida, reported that "Peter Dolan, a businessman from Co Limerick, has died in Florida from COVID-19 after contracting it on the Zaandam cruise...

Passenger Goes Missing From MS Amsterdam Cruise Ship

Various new outlets report that a woman has gone missing from the MS Amsterdam cruise ship as it was heading from Amsterdam, Netherlands to Fort Lauderdale, Florida. According to CruiseHive.com, it is believed the woman – a 69 year old U.S. citizen – went overboard after she was noticed to...

Holland America Passenger Medevaced From Cruise Ship in Alaska Waters

A news release from the U.S. Coast Guard stated a woman was medevaced from a Holland America cruise ship near Ketchikan, Alaska on Thursday (Sept. 13th). According to the statement, A 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew from Coast Guard Station Ketchikan medevaced the 71-year-old passenger displaying stroke symptoms and brought her...

Faulty Sliding Doors, Errant Golf Balls: Cruise Ships Can Be Dangerous

A jury in a U.S. District Court in Seattle recently awarded an Illinois man $21 million in damages resulting from an injury to his head after being struck by an automatic sliding door on the Holland America ship. James Hausman was injured when the sliding doors on the M/S Amerstadam...

Jury Awards Hurt Cruise Ship Passenger $21 Million

Holland America Cruise Line ended up on the wrong end of another lawsuit recently, this time to the tune of a $21 million verdict. An Illinois man was awarded $21 million in damages resulting from an injury to his head after being struck by an automatic sliding door on the...

9 Cruise Ship Passengers Dead After Sightseeing Plane Crashes in Alaska

9 passengers from the Holland America Line cruise ship Westerdam were killed on Thursday, June 25 as the sightseeing plane they were traveling on crashed into an Alaska mountainside. View the video coverage from in Seattle. Read the full report here as well. Nine people were killed when a sightseeing...

Breaking News: 3 Injured on Holland America Cruise Ship

Reports from various media sources, including WSVN in Miami, indicate that three passengers were removed from the Holland America cruise ship Ryndam on Monday night, April 20. Officials described the injuries as 'medical emergencies' requiring the passengers be transported from the cruise ship, by Miami-Dade Fire and Rescue to Miami...

FBI Investigating Possible Murder-Suicide on Holland America Cruise Ship

Murder-Suicide? Double murder? We don't know the answers yet to this story but will be following up with details as they're made available. Details are still coming forward, but apparently the Holland America cruise ship Ryndam was the scene of a murder-suicide...and now the FBI is investigating the incident. The...