Was bored and looking around different sites tonight. I came across this one about what happens when you Miss your cruise ship (of course this is after you are to be checked in during Embarkation)

 

http://cruisefever.net/03231-what-happens-when-you-miss-your-ship/

 

I didn't know that they will go to the room and look for your passport and leave it with someone at the pier... That was new for me.