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December 7th, 2017
UPDATE: Big ships will return by end of 1st quarter of 2018 – Hon Vanterpool

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Minister for Communications and Works Honourable Mark H. Vanterpool (R4) said that the usual bigger cruise ships that frequented the territory prior to the devastation of Hurricanes Irma and Maria, are not likely to return before the end of the first quarter of 2018.

December 4th, 2017
Disney Cruise Line skips VI for St Maarten until April 2018

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands being “back on its feet and open for business” brand by Premier and Minister of Finance Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL) is not being bought by everyone, including a major cruise line that will not be heading to these ports until April of next year.

October 1st, 2017
866 St Croix residents leave for US on 'Mercy Mission' cruise ship

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- St Croix, US Virgin Islands (USVI) residents lined the Frederiksted Pier on Friday morning, September 29, 2017 waiting to board Royal Caribbean’s Adventures of the Seas cruise ship on a “mercy mission” trip to Florida. Over 860 persons were accommodated, according to Governor Kenneth E. Mapp.

January 11th, 2017
Suicide committed on Norwegian Escape ship docked in USVI

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI— A Norwegian Escape ship docked in St Thomas, US Virgin Islands (USVI) on Monday January 9, 2017 was the site of a suicide incident, [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) Media Specialist Sakeeda Freeman announced today, January 11, 2017.

February 23rd, 2015
Cruise Ship ‘Costa Fortuna’ stuck in Tortola’s Road Harbour!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Many persons might be admiring the view of a huge cruise ship in the Road Town Harbour on the main Island of Tortola in the Virgin Islands.

December 31st, 2014
Tourist suggests Craft Alive be advertised on cruise ships

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – With intention of penning his concerns to the relevant authorities, a tourist has recorded with much disgust his concern with the non-advertisement of Craft Alive on the cruise ships even as the Cruise Pier Project (CPP) takes effect.

October 17th, 2014
Texas worker quarantined on cruise ship in Belize

CNN NEWS

A Texas hospital health worker who may have handled Thomas Eric Duncan's fluid samples has been quarantined on a cruise ship in Belize -- another reminder of the widespread fears of the deadly virus.

April 3rd, 2014
Two killed in Royal Caribbean cruise ship accident on St.Kitts

Times Caribbean

BASSETERRE, St Kitts - Two men tragically lost their lives in an accident involving Royal Caribbean’s ‘Independence of the Seas’ on St.Kitts on Wednesday, April 2, 2014 . Reports are that The two men apparently were assisting with the unberthing process of the cruise vessel when it overturned while the ship was pulling out of port.

January 26th, 2014
UPDATE: Royal Caribbean cruise cut short after more than 600 are sickened

(CNN) -- A 10-day Royal Caribbean cruise ship will return two days early after an outbreak of gastrointestinal illness, the cruise line said Sunday.

April 17th, 2013
Bregado Flax Educational Centre Fourth Graders Explore BVI Cruise Tourism

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Students from Bregado Flax Educational Centre in Virgin Gorda, were able to spend the day as a tourist on-board the Costa Luminosa Cruise Ship on April 10, 2013.

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