Thursday, April 29, 2021
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CDC Says Cruise Lines Can Sail This Summer

By David Shepardson (Reuters) The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is “committed” to the resumption of cruise industry passenger operations in the United States by mid-summer, the...

April 29, 2021
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Monday, May 16, 2016

Cruise Ship Passenger Safety In Focus After Woman Falls Overboard from Carnival Liberty

Cruise ship passenger safety in once again in focus following a man overboard incident on a Carnival cruise ship in the Gulf of Mexico. Samantha Broberg, 33, was reported missing...

May 16, 2016
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Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Child Drowns Aboard Norwegian Breakaway Cruise Ship

A 4-year-old child died abroad a Norwegian Cruise Line ship off the coast of North Carolina on Monday after being found unresponsive on the pool deck, a coast guard official said.

February 4, 2014
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Monday, December 9, 2013

Carnival to Triple Crew Training Capacity with New Facility

Carnival Corp., moving to improve safety following accidents that cost the world’s largest cruise operator tens of millions of dollars, will triple its crew- training capacity with a new facility in the Netherlands.

December 9, 2013
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Thursday, December 5, 2013

Carnival Corp. Names Navy Vice Admiral to New Chief Maritime Officer Position

Carnival Corporation, the world's largest cruise company which has been struggling recently to overcome a long list of blemishes to its safety record, has been appointed a former U.S. Navy vice admiral to the newly created position of Chief Maritime Officer.

December 5, 2013
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Thursday, November 28, 2013
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Petition to Install CCTVs on Ferries Gathers Momentum

Bob and Marianne Fearnside’s son Richard disappeared one evening while traveling home this year on a P&O Cruises ferry. “He went on deck for a cigarette and never returned” the...

November 28, 2013
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Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Italy to Limit Large Cruise Ship Traffic In Venice

Italy will immediately begin to limit large cruise ship traffic in the Venice lagoon and the biggest vessels - of more than 96,000 gross tonnes - will be banned from November of next year, the government said on Tuesday.

November 5, 2013
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Thursday, August 1, 2013

Cruise Lines Release Shipboard Crime Data

Some of the world's biggest cruise lines have made good on their word and have published shipboard crime statistics on their websites.

August 1, 2013
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Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Cruise Lines to Voluntarily Publish Shipboard Crime Statistics

A number of recent high-profile incidents have brought cruise ship safety and passenger rights to the attention of government officials and the public.

July 24, 2013
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Tuesday, April 9, 2013
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Deadly Distractions – Parents Question Cruise Line Policy As Boy Remains In Coma

“Can a sign prevent kids from drowning on cruise ships?” asked Kim Browning, a parent and frequent cruise ship guest, in a message sent to gCaptain this week. The message...

April 9, 2013
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Monday, March 18, 2013

U.S. Lawmaker Calls for Cruise Ship Passenger ‘Bill of Rights’

Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY) on Sunday called on the cruise ship industry to voluntarily adopt a new “Bill of Rights” to protect cruise ship passengers following a recent spate of...

March 18, 2013
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Monday, December 3, 2012

IMO Agrees to Cruise Industry’s Recommendations on Muster Drills

The International Maritime Organization has agreed with international cruise industry recommendations requiring passenger safety drills to take place prior to, or immediately upon, departure in the wake of the Costa...

December 3, 2012
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Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Norovirus Outbreak Takes Down 350 On Celebrity Constellation

A Celebrity Cruises cruise ship has been delayed in Southhampton after 350 passengers came down with suspected cases of the industry’s most feared stomach bug, the norovirus. BBC news reported...

November 7, 2012
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Monday, October 8, 2012

Meningitis Outbreak Hits MSC Cruise Ship

Four crew members from an MSC cruise ship are being treated for bacterial meningitis infections, Italian officials have confirmed. According to Italy’s ANSA new agency, four crew members from the...

October 8, 2012
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Thursday, September 20, 2012

Cruise Industry Mandates Biannual Lifeboat Exercises for Crews

The international cruise ship industry has added yet another voluntarily adopted safety rule in the wake of the Costa Concordia disaster. The new policy is the latest safety precaution established...

September 20, 2012
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Monday, September 17, 2012

IMO Secretary-General Talks Ballast Water Regs, Cruise Ship Safety

Editor’s Note: The following is a briefing on the keynote address given by International Maritime Organization Secretary-General Koji Sekimizu at last week’s International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) Conference held in London and provided...

September 17, 2012
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Tuesday, June 26, 2012

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...

June 26, 2012
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Tuesday, April 24, 2012

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...

April 24, 2012
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Friday, April 20, 2012

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...

April 20, 2012
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