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.
Costa Concordia

New Video Released From Inside Costa Concordia Wreckage

A new video has been released from inside the Costa Concordia wreckage which has been stuck on the rocks of the Italian island of Giglio since January 2012. The Telegraph has released the new footage...
Hurricane Arthur

Cruise Ships Are Being Affected By Hurricane Arthur

UPDATE: The Carnival Splendor has now been forced to make changes to its current sailing due to Hurricane Arthur. On July 5th the ship was scheduled to call at Saint John in Canada but this...
Meyer Werft

Turku Shipyard Purchase Could Cause New Cruise Ship Orders

It's been reported now for several days that several major cruise lines could be on the verge of ordering at least two new large cruise ships each. The German shipyard Meyer Weft which is based...
Allure of the Seas

Royal Caribbean To Launch New Video Series

Royal Caribbean have announced that it's teaming up with AwesomenessTV to bring two brand new branded video series aiming at teens. AwesomenessTV is a leading teen entertainment channel on the well known site You Tube, the...
Tropical Storm Arthur

Tropical Storm Arthur To Become Hurricane By Thursday

The newly formed Tropical Storm Arthur just off the east coast of Florida is right in the heart of the cruise industry and near major cruise port hubs like Port Canaveral, Miami and Fort...
Costa Concordia

Costa Concordia To Be Towed To Genoa For Dismantling

The Italian Government yesterday decided that the Costa Concordia will be towed to Genoa, Italy from its current position on the Italian island of Giglio. The Concordia wreck will be towed by Titan Micoperi which is...
Tropical Storm Douglas

Tropical Storm Douglas Forms In East Pacific

A new Tropical Storm has formed in the east pacific ocean several hundred miles of the coast of mainland Mexico. Tropical Storm Douglas is currently heading North West deeper into the Pacific at 15 mph. The...
ms Westerdam

ms Westerdam Returns To Homeport After Fire In Boiler Room

UPDATE: The ms Westerdam has been cleared by the US Coast Guard after a fire outbreak in the ship boiler room. The ship departed from the Port of Seattle, Washington a 10:15 a.m. local time....
Royal Princess

Princess Cruises ‘The Cruise Ship’ Documentary To Debut On 11 July

Princess Cruises has announced that its upcoming 'The Cruise Ship' documentary will make its debut UK television on July 11th 2014. The new four-part documentary will be aired on ITV and will broadcast weekly every...