FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 4: A sailor has been accused of a sex attack on a woman on a cruise ship.

The 40-year-old Filipino was charged with sexual assault in Magistrates’ Court today.

He is accused of attacking the woman on board the Caribbean Princess, a Bermuda-registered vessel.

The sailor was brought to Bermuda from Miami by the Bermuda Police Service to face the charges.

Kenrick James represents the defendant.

He was given $5000 bail and his trial will begin on March 7.