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Costa takes delivery of its 15th cruise ship – Costa Deliziosa

Costa Cruises took delivery of its 15th cruiseship, the $625 million Costa Deliziosa in Venice on Saturday. Sister ship to the Costa Luminosa the 92,600-ton Costa Deliziosa carries 2,826 guests in 1,130 staterooms – including 52 Samsara, 718 veranda…

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Pirate fears force Star Clippers from Far East

Star Clippers announced today that it will not operate in the Far East next winter due to concerns about piracy. The cruise line has had a ship based in the Far East for over a decade. Instead the tall…

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Fred. Olsen’s Balmoral evades pirates

balmoral Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ Balmoral took evasive action last night in the Gulf of Aden to avoid suspicious activity by two small boats, observed on radar to be closing at high speed. Read for more details…
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Piracy threat causes cruise line to abandon ship in Yemen

Last week’s pirate attack on Oceania Cruises’ Nautica has the cruise industry on edge. German cruise operator Hapag-Lloyd is so concerned about a pirate attack that it unloaded passengers from the MS Columbus in Hodeidah, Yemen. Currently, MS Columbus’ officers and some crew are taking the risky voyage through the Gulf of Aden. Read for more details…

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Are you stupid or something?

Oy After reading the passenger accounts of what occurred during the pirate attack on Oceania Cruises’ Nautica one really big thing stood out — some passengers are really stupid! Read on to see just how stupid…

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