Celebrity Mercury topic page

9:05 am on Thursday May 27, 2010

Celebrity Cruise Line rebranding Mercury, sending her to Europe

Image by Flickr user Palmetto MaxCelebrity Cruise Line's norovirus riddled ship, the Celebrity Mercury, is saying bon voyage to the port of Charleston and heading to Europe. Read more stories on this subject in our Celebrity Mercury topic page.The...
4:12 am on Sunday March 21, 2010

Norovirus on the uptick in Charleston (yeah, the cruise ship bug)

Image by Flickr user p0psicle As with most bugs, washing your hands with warm water and soap is a great idea. The same bug that's plagued the Celebrity Mercury appears to being going strong in the tri-county area with more outbreaks to date this...
2:59 am on Tuesday March 16, 2010

Ill again: Celebrity Mercury cruise cuts trip short after 342 fall sick (updated)

Image by Flickr user Bret Arnett First reporting: The Celebrity Mercury cruise has become, well, rather ill fated once again: The ship came back to port early after 342 fell sick. The Charleston Regional Business Journal has details. For those...
3:30 am on Friday March 5, 2010

Just when you thought it was over, 55 fall ill on Celebrity Mercury

Image by Flickr user Irina Souiki Despite an intensive day of disinfecting, visits from the Center for Disease Control, and proper diagnosis of the nasty little bug, the Celebrity Mercury is still battling with passengers falling ill with the...
6:55 am on Friday February 26, 2010

Over 400 are sick on cruise ship that departed from Charleston (updated x2)

Image by Flickr user B RosenAround 300 guests aboard Celebrity Mercury cruise ship that departed from Charleston on February 15th have fallen ill with a stomach ailment and have overwhelmed the the ship's medical facilities. The source of the...
8:14 am on Monday January 25, 2010

Celebrity Mercury cruise ship drops anchor, 1,852 tourists

Image by Amanda Click / TheDigitelIf the street of downtown Charleston seem to be extra crowded today, it is most likely due to the fact that the cruise ship Celebrity Mercury has come to town with 1,852 passengers in tow. Read more stories on this...
6:07 am on Wednesday September 24, 2008

Mercury cruise to become port regular

Image by Flickr user niveK woodsImage by 20080924mercury.jpg The ship can hold 1,886, is 866 feet long, and was inaugurated in 1997. After it was announced the Charleston-regular Norwegian Majesty was being sold to a foreign operator there was much...
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