Running aground is the second most common type of accident for commercial ships after collisions, but it is surprisingly infrequent in the cruise industry.
Video: Brand new MSC Grandiosa collides with pier in Sicily just weeks after launch
MSC Cruises brand new MSC Grandiosa, the first ship in the Meraviglia Plus class, collided with the corner of a pier in Palermo, Sicily, on December 30th, damaging both the pier and […]
Carnival Cruise Line suffers fire on one ship and damage to another in Panama Canal
It’s been a bad weekend for Carnival Cruise Line with two separate incidents reported aboard Carnival Fantasy and Carnival Legend.
MSC cruise ship crashes into Uniworld ship at Venice dock following mechanical failure
MSC Opera was returning to Venice following a Mediterranean cruise when she collided with a moored Uniworld river ship before crashing into the dock itself as well.
Several killed as Viking cruise ship collides with sightseeing boat in Hungary
Seven people have been confirmed killed, with a further 21 feared dead after a Viking river cruise ship collided with a sightseeing boat on the Danube River in Budapest.
All April cruises cancelled following Oasis of the Seas crane collapse
Oasis of the Seas’ sailings throughout the rest of April have been cancelled following a shipyard accident during which a crane fell onto the massive ship, causing damage to her starboard side […]
Video: Dozens injured as Norwegian Escape hit by Cat 3 cyclone-force winds
At least eight passengers required emergency medical attention, while dozens more were injured aboard Norwegian Escape after the ship was struck unexpectedly by 100-knot (185kph) winds, equivalent to a Category 3 cyclone.