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A Princess Cruises passenger died after falling overboard, and investigators are reportedly trying to figure out if she was murdered

The passenger, a 41-year-old Taiwanese woman, was first discovered missing Friday morning local tim…

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The US Coast Guard is searching for a Carnival cruise worker who fell overboard

"The ship's command immediately returned to the location where the crew member was last seen and in…

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Carnival and Royal Caribbean paid their median employee less than $20,000 in 2018

"Wages aren't the full story when you are talking about seafarers. In addition to wages, cruise lin…

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A Norwegian Cruise Line passenger went overboard, and a day later, the search was called off

The passenger, a 63-year-old woman from Korea, went overboard early Saturday morning while the ship…

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Cruise ship workers reveal how much money they really make

"In addition to their salary, crewmembers typically receive free medical care, room and board, meal…

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A former cruise ship HR manager reveals one thing that will get workers fired immediately

Some current and former cruise-ship workers compared the hookup culture as being similar to, or eve…

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A Norwegian Cruise Line employee sexually assaulted an 11-year-old passenger after using a master key to enter her cabin, a lawsuit alleges

In 2018, a steward on Norwegian's Spirit cruise ship entered Jane Doe's cabin after being told to n…

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Cruise ship workers reveal the most disappointing things about their job

Some current and former cruise ship workers have told Business Insider they find "ship life" appeal…

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An American cruise ship passenger reportedly faces up to 10 years in prison in the Cayman Islands after a gun and ammunition were found in her luggage

Carol Ann McNeill-Skorupan was reportedly on a nine-night cruise in the Caribbean when a bag that h…

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The CEO of Carnival reveals the cruise industry's biggest challenge right now

The total number of cabins on all of the world's cruise ships amount to less than 2% of the world's…

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The CEO of the world's largest cruise company reveals the advice he would give to his 25-year-old self

Donald said his emphasis on listening has given him greater insight into customer psychology, like …

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The air on cruise ships can be as polluted as the air in Beijing, new study claims

The study measured pollution levels on the decks of four cruise ships - Carnival Liberty, Carnival …

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A lawyer who represents cruise ship workers reveals one thing passengers do that's terrible for some workers

Most cruise lines distribute the gratuity charges among a number of workers, including some, like l…

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A lawyer who represents cruise ship workers reveals the hardest job on a cruise ship

That job belongs to a utility galley worker, maritime lawyer Michael Guilford told Business Insider…

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This 'electric jet board' surfboard doesn't need waves

Surfing without waves? The Carver by Onean is an electric jet board. No waves? No problem. Wakeboar…

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Royal Caribbean's CEO says passengers would stop getting norovirus if they would just wash their hands

In an interview with Business Insider, Royal Caribbean CEO Michael Bayley said there isn't much a c…

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Royal Caribbean just introduced an ultra-luxury suite that can cost over $60,000 - here's what it looks like

Three years ago, Royal Caribbean set out to double its earnings and increase its return on invest…

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You can soon travel from Delhi to Agra on boat

Government is focusing on the development of water transport in a big way as it is the cheapest mea…

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This boat lets you leap out of water just like a killer whale

Riding a motorboat can be fun. But riding one that can dive underwater and jump out of it 20 feet h…

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Leave your boring pedal boat on shore and try one of these badass watercraft instead

It's when you're on vacation, and there's a lake, and someone asks if you want to get into one of t…

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13 stunning buildings that look like boats

A home that floats on the water is a houseboat. So, is a boat that sits on dry land and acts like a…

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This ship is bigger than an aircraft carrier and has as much power as 900 cars

Most ships of similar or larger size are usually unable to be accommodated at American ports, and m…

William Fierman