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.
MSC Magnifica

MSC Cruises Investigating After Being Caught Dumping Waste Into Ocean

MSC Cruises has announced that they are investigating after the cruise line was caught dumping waste into the ocean in Brazil. A passenger who was cruising on the MSC Magnifica at the time caught...
Norwegian Getaway

Norwegian Getaway Almost Ready For Southampton Debut

Norwegian Getaway is almost ready to make its inaugural sailing from Southampton to its new year round home of Miami, Florida. The new NCL cruise ship will arrive in Southampton on January 15th and...
QM2 Snow

Photos of a Very Snowy Queen Mary 2

Here are some photos from people onboard the Queen Mary 2 cruise ship when it was full of snow just days ago! (January 2014). The ship is now on its way to Southampton after...
Port Canaveral

Construction Underway On New Port Canaveral Cruise Terminal

Port Canaveral near Orlando, Florida has begun construction on its new $50.5 Million cruise terminal. As Cruise Hive has previously reported, the terminal will be at the south area of the port and cruise...
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 theĀ 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...