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[4 Mar 2017 | No Comment | ]

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (September 22, 2011) — Today cruise passenger Steve Eaton completed the world’s first-ever marathon at sea aboard Princess Cruises’ ship Grand Princess with a time of 5 hours, 16 minutes and 45 seconds. Eaton, 57, who is from Tamworth, UK has run 33 marathons in the past but this was a totally new experience which stemmed from his wish to raise money for Help for Heroes, a charity that provides support to those wounded, sick or injured in the line of duty since 9/11.The ra…
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[18 Nov 2016 | No Comment | ]

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (January 31, 2012) — Princess Cruises is looking for 1,000 passenger-submitted cruise vacation photos to permanently showcase aboard its new Royal Princess when the ship debuts in spring 2013. The line has launched a “1,000 Memories at Sea” contest inviting passengers to submit their best cruise vacation shots, which will be displayed on the walls of hallways between staterooms and in other locations around the ship. In addition, one lucky photographer will win a cruise fo…
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[10 Jul 2016 | No Comment | ]

North Carolina resident and first-time cruiser Carina Alejandro became the two millionth passenger to sail from the JAXPORT Cruise Terminal when she arrived for her four-day cruise aboard the Carnival Elation yesterday.
Officials from JAXPORT and Carnival Elation Captain Gaetano Gigliotti were on hand to present Alejandro with a number of gifts, including a commemorative plaque.
During her Carnival Elation cruise to the Bahamas, Alejandro, her young son and fiancé are receiving VIP treatment with a number of on-board courtesies. The cruise is also serving as a special occasion as her boss …

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[13 Feb 2011 | No Comment | ]

Cruise Vessel and Security Act aims to improve passenger safety
Peepholes in every cabin door, security cameras on deck, and rails 42 inches tall or high are some of the changes you will see after next year if you take a cruise on a ship from a U.S. port.
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[13 Aug 2010 | No Comment | ]

Cruise ship passenger evacuated due to medical emergency
A 71-year-old male passenger aboard of cruise ship was medically evacuated early Monday about a mile off Point Loma, authorities said. The U.S. Coast Guard received a call about a passenger aboard the Mariner of the Sea in need of medical assistance about 11:30 p.m. Sunday, according to the federal maritime agency. About 2:30 a.m., a 41-foot USCG utility boat met the cruise ship about a mile off …
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[13 Jul 2010 | No Comment | ]

Cruise ship passenger visiting St. Thomas killed during gang shootout
A 14-year-old Carnival passenger died Monday after being caught in the middle of a shootout between warring gangs.
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