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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 members perspective. Dedicated to bringing cruisers the latest industry news and informative articles.
Marco Polo

Freak Wave Hits Cruise Ship Killing 1 Passenger

Cruise Hive is sad to report that an 85-year-old male passenger has been killed from a large freak wave that hit the Marco Pol cruise ship while it was sailing through the English Channel.It's...
Queen Victoria Cruise Ship

Queen Victoria Cruise Ship Threatened By Argentina

It's being reported that while the Queen Victoria was making a port stop in Buenos Aires, Argentina the Cunard ship was threatened for flying the traditional red ensign flag.The red ensign flag other wise known...
Star Cruises

Star Cruises Orders Another Huge 150,000 Ton Cruise Ship

Asia's largest cruise line Star Cruises has ordered a second 150,000 ton cruise ship which will be purpose-built for the Asian market. This will be the second of two ships now to be built...
Costa Diadema

Upcoming Flagship Costa Diadema Inaugural Sailings Announced

Costa Cruises new upcoming ship the Costa Diadema has had its inaugural voyage announced. The ship is currently being built-in Italy and will be delivered to the Italian cruise line on October 20th 2014.The...
Anthem of the Seas

Anthem of the Seas Bookings And More Ships To Sail Europe In 2015

Royal Caribbean announced yesterday that the second ship in the Quantum class Anthem of the Seas will be joined by two other ships in the summer of 2015.Anthem of the Seas will make its...
Black Watch Cruise Ship

British Cruise Ship Has Technical Problems And Tragedy

The British cruise ship Black Watch which is operated by Fred Olsen Cruise Lines has had a new problem which is now one of many. The 28,613 ton ship was forced to stop and anchor...

Rough Weather And Damage On Splendour of the Seas

This video shows passengers aboard Royal Caribbeans Splendour of the Seas cruise ship experiencing rough seas and weather during a recent cruise. This video was posted by Youtuber Andressa sparapan which shows the ship listing and...
Norwegian Getaway Christened

Norwegian Getaway Christened In Miami, Florida

The newest cruise ship in the world Norwegian Getaway has finally been christened in Miami on Friday. The NCL operated ship arrived into PortMiami on Thursday for the very first time where it was...
Costa Victoria

Passengers Stage Protest After Costa Victoria Skips Vietnam Port

It's being reported that the Costa Victoria cruise ship which is operated by Costa Cruises had a passenger protest on Thursday due to the ship missing a port of call in Vietnam.The port in...