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Cruise ship bridge team management lacking

The New Zealand Transport Accident Investigation Commission has published its findings on the cruise ship ‘Azamara Quest coming into contact with Wheki Rock, Tory Channel on 27th January, 2016. The Maltese-flagged cruise ship ‘Azamara Quest’ was en route [Read more...]

May 14th, 2018|

Third Carnival operations centre opens

Carnival Cruise Line has unveiled its third and largest fleet operations centre (FOC) located in Miami. The 35,000 sq ft facility is custom-designed for hands-on, around-the-clock monitoring and support of the line's 26 cruise ships. The FOC features [Read more...]

May 14th, 2018|

USCG amends terminal security rules

The US Coast Guard (USCG) is amending its regulations on cruise ship terminal security by simplifying and removing outdated regulations located in 33 CFR parts 120 and 128. These parts prescribe requirements for passenger vessels and passenger terminals [Read more...]

March 28th, 2018|

Foreship warns on expedition ship rush

Booming demand for expedition ships should not mean that good and safe shipbuilding practices for passenger vessels are compromised, leading naval architecture and engineering company Foreship has warned. The consultancy said that it believed that a lack of [Read more...]

March 12th, 2018|

Utensil spray to combat norovirus

The quickest and easiest way to introduce bacteria and virus illness to the human body is by placing contaminated silverware inside the mouth, claimed Julia Samaniego of US-based Triple-S Co. Scientific evidence shows that Norovirus cannot be eliminated [Read more...]

March 12th, 2018|

Dedicated cruise security service launched

Cruise ship terminal operators SCH has established a new dedicated security services subsidiary. Viper Maritime Services (VMS) was set up to increase the range of cruise ship services offered by other parts of the Independent Port Handling group [Read more...]

March 12th, 2018|