The five cruise ships homeporting in Dubai for the winter cruise season in the Arabian Gulf are in for a rough weekend with swells exceeding 11 feet offshore due to a strong […]
Cruise tourists find Dubai Mall flooded as heavy rains lash Dubai during port call
Passengers sailing aboard Mein Schiff 5 and Silver Spirit on cruises from Dubai found one of the city’s biggest tourist attractions, Dubai Mall, suffering flooding on Sunday as heavy rains lashed the […]
How steeply can a cruise ship roll before it capsizes?
The recent incident involving Viking Sky is the latest of several weather-related events that have caused discomfort and fear for passengers, and reignited a debate as to whether modern cruise ships are […]
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.