Today I mentioned that according to the popular Crew-Center site, TUI Cruises canceled the restarting of the cruise ship Mein Schiff 1. This cruise ship was scheduled to resume cruises on July 31st out of Kiel, Germany, according to German media. The cruise blog Schiffe und Kreuzfahrten reported this morning that the reason
Passenger Reported Overboard From AIDAluna
A passenger went overboard from the AIDAluna cruise ship this morning, according to numerous German news sources.
The AIDAluna left Hamburg, Germany on August 29th and was scheduled to arrive in New York City on September 14th. It was scheduled to arrive in St. Johns, Newfoundland around 2:00 P.M. today.
AIDA Cruises identified the passenger…
Portuguese Air Force Medevacs Passenger from Mein Schiff 1
The Portuguese Air Force reports that yesterday, it rescued a passenger from the Mein Schiff 1 cruise ship, about 100 kilometers northwest of Montijo. The passenger, an 80 years old German woman, needed urgent medical attention, according to the official site of the Estado Maior da Força Aérea (EMFA).
The 751 Squadron at the…
Carnival-Owned AIDA Cruises Pulls Out of Margarita Island, Venezuela After Murder of Passenger
Today there is a report in El Universal newspaper that German cruise line AIDA Cruises announced the suspension of its two next port calls on Margarita Island, Venezuela.
Last week we reported that a 76 year old passenger was shot and killed while ashore on an excursion from the Aida Luna cruise ship.
Venezuela has one…
Cruise Passenger Murdered in Venezuela’s Margarita Island
Yesterday a cruise passenger was murdered while ashore in Venezuela’s Margarita island.
The international press reports that "a gunman shot dead an elderly German tourist on Venezuela’s Margarita island," in the latest incident "illustrating the country’s rampant crime."
Reuters identified the dead man as Goldhahm Hors Kurt, age 76, from Germany.
A German cruise blog explains that…