A jury in the case of Jane Doe v. Carnival Corporation d/b/a Carnival Cruise Line case number 19-24766, pending in federal court for the Southern District of Florida, returned a verdict in the amount of $10,200,000 on July 18, 2022 for a passenger who was raped by a crew member on the Carnival Miracle.
Celebrity Crew Member’s “Brazen Rape of Colleague”
The recent news of a crew member sexually assaulting a woman on an unidentified cruise ship sailing to St. Thomas reported by several newspapers in the U.S. Virgin Islands involved what the prosecutor is characterizing in court documents as a “brazen rape of his colleague.”
The criminal complaint, supporting affidavit of the investigating FBI agent,…
Crew Member Indicted for Cruise Ship Sexual Abuse
The Virgin Island Consortium reported today that a crew member was arraigned in Federal District Court for the Virgin Islands in St. Thomas on charges of aggravated sexual abuse of a passenger on a cruise ship.
The newspaper announced the charges against a Filipino crew member by the name of Louie Isom Mangampat. According to…
Appellate Court: Royal Caribbean Knew of Serious Problem of Crime, Including Rape, on its Cruise Ships
Today the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeal published an opinion in a case where a group of passengers reportedly gang raped a heavily intoxicated minor aboard Royal Caribbean’s Oasis of the Seas.
A Christmas Nightmare
In December of 2015, the day before Christmas, the girl (age 15) in question boarded the Oasis of the…
Pacific Dawn Crew Member Sentenced to Over Five Years in Jail for Rape
A crew member from Vanuatu was sentenced to five years and eight months in jail on Tuesday after he was found guilty two months ago of raping a co-worker during their employment for P&O Cruises’ Pacific Dawn.
A court in Vanuatu sentenced former Pacific Dawn crew member Noel Isaac to a count of sexual intercourse…
U.S. Embassy in Nassau, Bahamas Issues New Crime Warning
The U.S. Embassy in Nassau, Bahamas issued a new crime warning for the city following the assault of a U.S. citizen during the early evening hours of February 6, 2018, while jogging on West Bay Street just west of Goodman’s Bay Park.
This is an area around two miles west of the cruise port and…
Canada Issues Another Crime Advisory for the Bahamas
Canada has issued another travel advisory, warning that travelers to the Bahamas "should exercise a high degree of caution (due to) high rates of crime, especially in Nassau."
The Canadian government said that "crime occurs mainly in Nassau and Freeport. There has been an increase in armed robberies targeting tourists in Nassau. Incidents take…
Passenger Charged with Raping Woman on Celebrity Reflection
The Times of Malta reports that a 20 year old passenger from Scotland was charged today with raping a woman who he met on a cruise aboard the Celebrity Reflection.
The newspaper says that the man allegedly raped the woman on the Celebrity cruise ship a year ago today. The man also faces charges of…
A “Creative Solution?” Crew Member Raped Aboard Oceania Marina
Our firm represents a young crew member who was raped while she was unconscious aboard the Marina cruise ship operated by Oceania Cruises.
We usually do not write about cases we handle, but we are doing so only after the Oceania defense lawyers in Miami felt compelled to write an article about the case on…
Baltic Cruising: Rapes, Violence Growning Exponentially?
According to a documentary on Swedish TV4 as discussed in the Finnish newspaper Uutiset, cruise ship violence in the Baltic has grown “exponentially.”
36 women and girls were raped on Baltic cruise ships last year (2014), according to a report from another Finnish newspaper, HBL, covering the documentary.
The reporters used hidden cameras to…