Cruise NewsNorwegian Cancels Stops in Roatan After Crew Member Murdered

Norwegian Cancels Stops in Roatan After Crew Member Murdered

NorwegianPearlNorwegian Cruise Line announced today that they will be cancelling this weeks scheduled stops in Roatan, Honduras.  The Norwegian Dawn and Norwegian Jewel had itineraries with stops in Roatan on April 8 and 10.

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The cancellation in stops is due to a crew member of the Norwegian Pearl that was shot and killed on Sunday, April 6, 2014 during an attempted robbery in Roatan.

Norwegian issued a statement on their Facebook page stating that the cancellations are due to an abundance of caution for the guests and crew.

Local officials in Roatan are investigating the killing and they have the alleged suspect in custody.

Statement from Norwegian Cruise Line’s Facebook page:

Norwegian Cruise Line is shocked and saddened by the tragic death of a crew member from Norwegian Pearl in Roatan, Honduras on Sunday, April 6, 2014.

Police reports indicate the crew member was killed during an attempted robbery while in Roatan. Local officials are investigating and have the alleged suspect in custody.

In an abundance of caution for our guests and crew, we have cancelled calls to Roatan this week for Norwegian Dawn and Norwegian Jewel.

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of the crew member.

Cruise Fever will update this page if and when more information becomes available.

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Cruise NewsNorwegian Cancels Stops in Roatan After Crew Member Murdered


  1. Why is the ship still going to Rotan? Who else has to be murdered before you decide to shut off this stop!!!!????!!! Looks like a lawsuit just waiting to happen!!!

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