Global Cruise Industry Reports Progress in Ship Safety

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), now the world's largest cruise industry trade association, on Wednesday briefed the media on the progress of the Global Cruise Industry Operational Safety Review and announce plans to continue its focus on operational safety improvements and best practices in wake of the Costa Concordia disaster last January. Immediately … [Read more...]

International Cruise Associations Unite Under CLIA Umbrella

Nine separate cruise industry associations on Monday confirmed that they have agreed to join forces and unite as a single organization advocating for the greater good of the international cruising industry. The new association will know be known collectively as the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), which prior to today's announcement was North America's largest … [Read more...]

Cruise Industry Voluntarily Adopts New Safety Policies… Again

The Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) and the European Cruise Council (ECC), acting on behalf of the global cruise industry, announced Tuesday that the cruise industry has voluntarily adopted two new safety policies relating to the recording of passenger nationality and the common elements of musters and emergency instructions.  The new policies announced today are … [Read more...]

Cruise Industry Adopts New Safety Policies Identified in Operational Review

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) and the European Cruise Council, on behalf of the global cruise industry, today announced the adoption three new safety policies to be implemented immediately by the cruise industry as identified in an Operational Safety Review launched in late January following the Costa Concordia disaster. The three new policies, which are … [Read more...]

Cruise Industry Appoints Panel to Evaluate Recommendations of Cruise Industry Operational Safety Review

The Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) says it has selected a 4-member panel of maritime and safety experts to provide an impartial assessment of the recommendations developed by the Cruise Industry Operational Safety Review, launched in January 2012 following the Costa Concordia cruise ship disaster. In a press release, CLIA says the panel of Experts will … [Read more...]