The Faroes tourism website features a large photo (below) of a cruise ship and encourages visitors to visit by cruise or ferry.I say Beware, the images below (after the cruise ship), taken by the Sea Shepard volunteers, are gruesome.Irrespective of the blame-game, don't call us if you get sick on a cruise.
After a period of violent thrashing the animal is paralyzed and loses consciousness, dying of blood loss in most cases.
With this the sea turns bright red with blood." Mother whales are gutted and their baby whales ripped out.
But blaming the passengers when one cruise line (and one cruise ship in particular) has far more gastrointestinal outbreaks than its competitors is certainly not the answer.
Whoever is to blame, the crew members, of course, always pay the price, by having to wipe and scrub and spray everything in sight for long 16 hour days to try to disinfect a ship longer than three football fields.
During the period from 2010 to the current date, Princess Cruises experienced the most outbreaks on its cruise ships calling on U. The was from January 3 - 18, 2016 and, before that, from October 18 to November 16, 2014.
Earlier, there was a norovirus and e-coli outbreak from February 5 to 12, 2014.
during its recent cruise, from October 25th to November 8, 2017. The cruise ship arrived in Fort Lauderdale, Florida on November 8th and will begin its Caribbean season.
The Princess cruise ship departed Quebec, Canada on October 25th for a two-week cruise to Canadian and U. According to the CDC report, 184 passengers and 12 crew members became ill with gastro-like symptoms which included diarrhea. Princess reported twenty-one (21) cases to the CDC during this time period.
The cruise industry always blames the passengers for bringing the virus aboard, rather than its food handlers, or contaminated food or water.
So are Princess Cruises customers the sickest and the least hygienic cruisers around?
Yesterday Fox News covered the horrific slaughter, showing images (video below), taken by Sea Sheperd volunteers, of the gruesome killing of these highly social mammals.