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"Everything the cruise lines don't want you to know" is the motto of this award winning maritime law blog authored by Miami lawyer Jim Walker.

Cruise ships reportedly experienced an “unprecedented crime wave” this summer, with 35 sexual assaults involving 27 passengers. The majority of such sexual crimes occurred on Carnival Cruise Line ships, according to the New York Post which reviewed the U.S. Department of Transportation’s latest cruise crime statistical compilation published last week.

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Last Monday, the FBI arrested a NCL cruise passenger in Port Canaveral at the end of a cruise to the Bahamas on charges of transporting child pornography.

Michael Harrison was traveling aboard the Norwegian Sun on a four day cruise to the Bahamas (Grand Stirrup Cay and Nassau) which departed from Port Canaveral on November

A 10-year-old boy from Singapore reportedly died after being found “unresponsive” in a cruise ship swimming pool yesterday according to several Asian newspapers.

Channel News Asia (CNA) reported that the child was sailing with his mother on the Genting Dream operated by Dream Cruises.

Bernama stated that a “pool attendant” failed to rescue the boy

A male passenger died after he fell four stories on a Carnival  cruise ship during a recent cruise, according to a news station in Fort Meyers, Florida.

The newspaper did not identify the Carnival cruise ship in its article which it published last night, although a video produced by WINK News showed footage taken of