Authors Posts by Emrys Thakkar

Emrys Thakkar

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 members perspective. Dedicated to bringing cruisers the latest industry news and informative articles.
Antarctic Rescue

Scientists And Passengers On Stranded Ship In Antarctica Are Rescued

The Scientists and passengers who have been stranded on a ship in the Antarctic ice have finally been rescued earlier today. The rescue was thanks to the helicopter from the Chinese ship Snow Dragon...
Independence of the Seas

Cruise Ship Passenger Goes Missing On New Years Eve

A 65-year-old male passenger from Canada who was sailing on one of the worlds largest cruise ships Independence of the Seas has gone missing. The ship which is operated by Royal Caribbean was making...
Antarctic Ice

Ice Is Cracking Around Ship Stuck In Antarctica

The Russian ship which has been stuck in Antarctic ice since Monday 23rd December has some hope. The thick two meter ice is starting to crack according to the scientists onboard the Akademik Shokalskiy.A rescue...

Icebreaker Ship Stuck In Ice While Trying To Rescue A Cruise Ship

The Chinese ice-breaking ship Snow Dragon which was on its way to rescue a stranded Russian cruise ship stuck in ice is now also stuck in ice. The cruise ship is doing scientific research...

People Angered By Controversial Plans To Build New Cruise Terminal

Local people are angered by a Billionaires plans to build a large cruise ship terminal on Australia's famous Gold Coast Beach in Queensland, Australia. According to 7News the state government is issuing two new...

Chinese Icebreaker Getting Near Cruise Ship Stuck In Antarctic Ice

A Chinese ice breaking vessel named the Snow Dragon is getting very close to a cruise ship which has been stuck in the Antarctic ice since Monday evening. There are also two other ships on...
Carnival Valor

Carnival Valor Rescues Five People From Sinking Craft

Some good news about Carnival Cruise Line yesterday as the Carnival Valor cruise ship rescued five people from a small craft near the popular Caribbean island of St Marten.The pleasure craft was in trouble...
Carnival Splendor

Carnival Splendor Moving To Miami In November 2014

Carnival Cruise Lines has announced that the Carnival Splendor will be sailing out of Miami starting on November 9 2014. This will add another cruise ship for the popular port in Florida. It will...
Lirica Class Ship

All Lirica Class MSC Ships To Get Massive Upgrades

Today MSC Cruises have announced new details on upgrading all of the cruise lines Lirica class cruise ships. It will be known as the "renaissance programme" and will cost almost 200 million Euros.MSC Cruises' Chief...