Carnival Sensation
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Cruise Hive is sad to report that two crew members have died onboard two separate cruise ships while both in the Bahamas.

According to the Bahamas Weekly the two unnamed crew members were found dead onboard two ships that are operated by different cruise lines. The first reported death was on 31st May at around 11:30 AM when a crew member onboard the Disney Dream was found. At the time the ship was calling at the cruise lines private island of Castaway Cay. According to Cruise Law News the crew member was an officer and was found hanging inside one of the vessels air conditioning rooms.

The second death no more than a day later was a crew member working onboard the Carnival Sensation on 1st June. The Carnival Sensation which is operated by Carnival Cruise Lines was also calling in the Bahamas. Apparently the tragedy happened sometime after 6 AM and was a female staff member working for the entertainment department.

Both deaths seem to be suicides but this is not yet confirmed. The local authorities are investigation both of these dreadful events.