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British-owned Cruise Ship Wrecks One of Indonesia’s Best Coral Reefs

British-owned Cruise Ship Wrecks One of Indonesia’s Best Coral Reefs

One of the main coral reefs at Raja Ampat, an Indonesian island chain home to perhaps the world’s richest marine biodiversity, was severely damaged last week when a Bahamian-flagged cruise ship smashed into it at low tide, according to an official report. The 90-meter Caledonian Sky, owned by tour operator Noble Caledonia, ran aground in […]

Mick Fanning slams cruise ship terminal plans

Mick Fanning slams cruise ship terminal plans

Two-time world champion Mick Fanning wants to wipe out plans for a cruise ship terminal on the Gold Coast, saying it could ruin the city’s $3 billion surfing industry. Fanning says a cruise ship terminal would kill wildlife, ruin local breaks and destroy the Gold Coast lifestyle.

Balinese Cruise Workers Injured in Italian Cruise Ship Disaster

Balinese Cruise Workers Injured in Italian Cruise Ship Disaster

The Indonesian embassy in Rome has identified 170 Indonesians who were working aboard the Costa Concordia when the cruise ship struck a reef and capsized. All of them are reportedly in good health with exception to two Balinese men who have been hospitalized.