How Safe are Your on When You Cruise?
The US Department of Transportation (DOT) has publicly released the statistics on the number of crimes committed on board cruise ships that operate in US ports. The cruise companies covered by the act include Carnival Cruise Line, Celebrity Cruise, Crystal Cruises, Disney Cruise Line, Holland America Line, MSC Cruises, Norwegian Cruise Line, Princess Cruises and Royal Caribbean International.
The reports go back to 2010 and cover up to 2015 and can be viewed in PDF form at www.transportation.gov/mission/safety/cruise-line-incident-reports. Crimes include homicide, death (suspicious), missing US national, kidnapping, assault with serious bodily injury, firing or tampering with vessel, theft greater than $10,000 and sexual assault.
The names of the ships are not given only the cruise line and no results of the investigation.