Cruise Tips & Advice

With many eco-conscious travelers protesting that cruise ships are not environmentally friendly, the industry has been searching for a greener solution for these massive ships. This trend began with implementing changes onboard, such as eliminating or reducing the use of single-use plastics, retrofitting or building ships to reduce overall emissions, and providing composting and recycling
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Being a ship pilot isn’t just a job, it’s a lifestyle. A marine pilot spends a great deal of time at sea. Thus, marine pilots need to enjoy navigating through open waters and traveling to different ports, like San Francisco or New York harbor. There is a vast amount of education and skill required to
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Many people marvel at the sheer size of cruise ships. They secretly wonder how something so large and heavy could move so easily in water or how something that massive could even float in the first place! In this post, we’ll explain how cruise ships float. The answer to this question boils down to materials,
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Considering taking a cruise on one of the many MSC cruise ships? You’ve certainly got a lot of ships, and itineraries, to choose from. As the third-largest cruising company in the world after Carnival and Royal Caribbean, MSC Cruises carries nearly 10% of all the world’s cruise passengers each year.  The MSC Cruises fleet consists
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Without a cruise ship engine, these vessels would be nothing more than a floating hotel. They would drift aimlessly at sea and would lack any form of propulsion. Looking at the sheer size of these vessels makes one wonder how large an engine needs to be to maneuver the ship successfully in water. Older cruise
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