5. Ocean Dream: Passed reinspection in June 2019
Cruise line: Maritime Holdings Group
Date of most recent inspection: July 13, 2018
Inspection score: 85
Violations: Dirty coffee and ice machines; yogurt, cheese, and eggs stored at excessive temperatures; difficult-to-clean surfaces.
A Maritime Holdings Group representative said the ship passed an inspection in May of this year. A CDC representative confirmed that the ship has passed its most recent inspection, in June of this year, though the results of the inspection have not yet been made public.
4. Le Boreal
Cruise line: Compagnie Du Ponant
Date of most recent inspection: October 6, 2017
Inspection score: 84
Violations: Food stored at excessive temperatures and in a dirty shopping cart; dirty and broken dishwashers; a dirty coffee machine; a dirty ice machine; flies found in food-and-beverage areas.
Compagnie Du Ponant did not respond to a request for comment.
3. MS Grand Classica
Cruise line: Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line
Date of most recent inspection: July 24, 2019
Inspection score: 81
Violations: Dirty dishwashing machines, dead insects found in food packaging, dirty food-contact surfaces, dirty dishes stores with clean ones, flies found in food-service and dish-cleaning areas.
"Once we received the inspection grade, we worked expeditiously to resolve the issue and even scheduled a follow-up inspection with United States Public Health," a Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line representative said. "We are confident we will exceed their expectations in the future."
T1. Safari Endeavour
Cruise line: Un-Cruise Adventures
Date of most recent inspection: September 9, 2018
Inspection score: 79
Violations: An absence of backflow-prevention devices for a coffee machine and a glass-washing machine; milk and half-and-half stored at excessive temperatures; failure to discard expired sour cream and salsa; storing eggs and other food items in dirty containers; dirty cups, bowls, and cutting boards; storing dishes, pots, and utensils in dirty ovens.
"We immediately took corrective action when the Safari Endeavour received a poor inspection report from the CDC last year," an Un-Cruise Adventures representative said. "These steps included senior management on site to retrain ship staff, accelerated check-ins and monitoring of procedures on board, and flying two executive chefs to the Vessel Sanitation Program headquarters in Miami for further training."
T1. Silver Wind
Cruise line: Silversea Cruises
Date of most recent inspection: March 18, 2018
Inspection score: 79
Violations: Flies in food-and-beverage areas; a broken soap dispenser near the pot-washing area; dirty equipment in washing and food areas; storing clean cups and pots near dirty ones; food stored at improper temperatures.
A Silversea representative said in May that the Silver Wind has since been re-inspected and received a passing score. A CDC representative said the Silver Wind has not been re-inspected.