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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.

Local ABC News Station 10 reports that a 51-year-old man faces a lewd and lascivious conduct charge “after being accused of kissing a 5-year-old girl on the mouth while on a cruise over the weekend.”

Miami-Dade police arrested Ernest Richard Bishop, Jr., of Morning View, Kentucky, on Monday, after the Carnival Sunrise returned to Miami

Last Friday, Carnival Corporation forecast a loss in the fourth quarter after it reported third quarter financial results which fell well short of Wall Street estimates. Carnival had a net loss of $770 million for the third quarter of 2022.

Carnival’s revenue has now missed expectations for the last ten (10) straight quarters dating back

A fire broke out yesterday aboard the Explorer of the Seas, according to a passenger on the cruise ship who wishes to remain anonymous. He provided the following information:

“We had a fire onboard Explorer OTS yesterday.

Apparently in a store room on the sports deck.

Lots of staff in fire PPE (personal protective

CBS News Boston reports that the Massachusetts State Police and FBI agents were called to the Norwegian Breakaway around 7:15 p.m. on Tuesday while the NCL cruise ship was docked at the Black Falcon Terminal in Boston. The ship’s itinerary indicates that it previosly sailed from New York on September 11th and had left Rhode

The Viking Kvasir collided with another ship this morning on the Rhine river near Wesel, Germany. The accident occured during the river cruise ships’s Antwerpen to Amsterdam low country cruise. A couple of passengers and several crew reportedly sustained minor injuries. We received the following information from a passengers on the ship who wishes to

Yesterday morning, the United States Coast Guard (USCG) medevaced a sixty-six year old woman from the Ruby Princess cruise ship. The USCG station in Astoria, Oregon dispatched a MH-60 Jayhawk which winched the cruise guest from the Princess cruise ship when the ship was approximately seventy-five miles southwest of the Columbia River Bar near Portland.

Yesterday evening, a fire broke out on the Quantum of the Seas as it sailed on an Alaskan itinerary, according to a Royal Caribbean crew member who wishes to remain anonymous. The crew member notified me of the following information:

“Fire on Quantum OTS last night in the engine room/casing in zone 5, multiple decks.

This morning, I received an inquiry from a family member of one of the passengers on Oceania’s Nautica seeing information regarding what is happening on this cruise ship.

The ship was apparently “circling” for hours last night and I was informed that tape was subsequently placed on one of the ship’s decks. Turkish police was