Are we setting up the Ruby Princess to sail into a perfect storm?
Relieved Australian cruise passengers flown home from Uruguay might care to reflect on another humanitarian act nearly 50 years ago.
The NSW state government is under pressure to transfer the Ruby Princess and its crew to Circular Quay.
They’ve become the modern-day Mary Celestes: port-less and unloved ghost ships filled with abandoned crews and passengers.
Where's our duty of care, let alone moral obligation, for innocent, hapless cruise passengers?
The world's largest cruise operator pitched its ships as temporary floating hospitals to authorities around the world.
I'm oscillating between frustration, exhaustion, and just plain sadness, but it's mixed with plenty of laughter too.
New measures to seal off borders to reduce the spread of the novel coronavirus have left cruise ships stranded in the Caribbean, South America and Europe, with local governments denying permission to disembark as more cases of infected passengers have come to light.
Silversea's Silver Origin is the luxury line's first ship custom-built and designed for sailing in the Galapagos islands.
Viking and Princess cruise lines announced Thursday that they would temporarily stop sailings and give refunds and future cruise credits because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Cruise company Viking has suspended all cruises until the end of April in response to the coronavirus.
The Australian government's travel advice website, Smart Traveller, has issued a warning about travelling on cruise ships as the coronavirus continues to spread.