Emrys Thakkar

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Founder and Editor of Cruise Hive which has been online since 2008. Worked on Carnival ships for 8 years and have an insight into cruising from a passenger and a crew member's perspective. Dedicated to bringing cruisers the latest industry news and informative articles. Find out more about us here.

Two Carnival Cruise Ships to Take Crew Members Back Home

Two Carnival cruise ships based in Australia are reportedly going to be taking crew members back home directly. Carnival Cruise Line Preparing to Take the Crew Home Directly It is becoming a dire situation for thousands of crew members who remain stuck on cruise ships around the world including those on the Carnival Splendor and Carnival Spirit. The Crew Center web site is reporting that Australian-based cruise ships are planning on sailing to the Philippines and Indonesia directly so that crew members can go home, rather than arranging...

128 People on Antarctic Cruise Ship Test Positive for Coronavirus

It has been convicted that 128 people have tested positive for COVID-19 on an Antarctic cruise ship operated by Aurora Expeditions.

Crew Members Medevaced From Cruise Ships Along Florida Coast

Crew members have been medevaced from two cruise ships off the Florida coast over the weekend directed by the U.S. Coast Guard.

21 Cruise Ships With a U.S. Port Affected By COVID-19

It has been revealed that a total of 21 cruise ships that included U.S. port on their itinerary have been affected by COVID-19.

Canada Announces New Measures for Cruise Ships to Reduce COVID-19 Risk

The Canadian government has announced new measures that impact cruise ships and it goes into effect from today (April 6).

38 Crew Members on Disney Cruise Ship With Possible COVID-19

It is being reported that 38 crew members on the Disney Wonder cruise ship have been infected by the coronavirus.

Last Two Blocks Come Together During Odyssey of the Seas Construction

Construction is coming along nicely as the two final blocks came together for Royal Caribbean's Odyssey of the Seas cruise ship.

Port Canaveral Temporarily Furloughs Cruise Port Workers

Port Canaveral which is the world's second-busiest cruise port has announced it will temporarily furlough workers on cruise operations.

Cruise Ships Depart Port Due to “Shelter-In-Place” Order

Four cruise ships have departed the Port of Gulfport due to a shelter-in-place order by the governer which goes into effect this evening. Cruise Ships Depart Before Order Goes Into Effect Four cruise ships have departed the Port of Gulf Port after a "shelter-in-place " order was announced by Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves. The new order will go into effect from 5:00 PM local time on Friday and remain until April 20, 2020. This is to help stop the spread of the virus and protect the public. With...