Tag Archives: Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines

How Dirty are Cruise Ships? Scrubbing Sulfur and Particulates

How dirty are cruise ships? How much pollution do they really create? It is hard to tell. Several years ago we posted about a claim by the Friends of the Earth which asserted that cruise ships “flushed more than a … Continue reading

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Updated: Fire on Cruise Ship MV Azamara Quest, Five Crew Injured

Update: A fire broke out late Friday in an engine room on the luxury cruise ship, MV Azamara Quest, while en route from Manila to Sandakan in Sabah, Malaysia.  Five members of the crew were injured, suffering smoke inhallation. One crew member is reported … Continue reading

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RCCL’s Allure of the Seas Christened by a Cartoon Character

In the beginning of November we posted about the new Disney cruise ship, Disney Dream, where interior cabins will have virtual port holes, which will show the view outside the ship and will include composited Disney cartoon characters flying by as well.   Now … Continue reading

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Royal Caribbean Opens L’Ecole Nouvelle Royal Caribbean in Haiti

The news from Haiti recently has been uniformly bad.  In addition to earthquake damage,  outbreaks of cholera are now sweeping the country. One bright spot is a new school, L’Ecole Nouvelle Royal Caribbean.  Built by Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines, it is one of the first … Continue reading

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