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Another collision on the Danube

A second major river cruise boat collision occurred on the River Danube on 5th October. Five passengers were injured of which two were hospitalised on board the river cruise boat ‘Prinzessin Isabella’ when she collided with a cargo [Read more...]

October 11th, 2019|

Miko Plasters fitted on ‘The World’

Preparations for the largest privately-owned residential cruise ship, ‘The World’, to sail the Northwest Passage across Canada from Nuuk, Greenland to Nome, Alaska this summer have included the purchase of a Miko Plasters Polar Kit as a defence [Read more...]

September 13th, 2019|

Carnival cleans up its act

Following fines for dumping and breaching its probation terms, Carnival Corp has announced several initiatives to help improve its environmental footprint. One initiative recently announced was that by the end of 2021, it will significantly eliminate its purchase [Read more...]

July 14th, 2019|

Carnival on sustainability

Despite agreeing a $20 mill deal with US federal prosecutors as settlement for allegedlyviolating its probation oncharges of causing pollution, Carnival Corp painted a bright picture in its ninth annual sustainability report recently published. The report details the [Read more...]

June 28th, 2019|

IMO puts domestic ferry safety on the agenda

Taking into consideration the ongoing occurrence of passenger ferry incidents with often high numbers of casualties, IMO’s recent Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) meeting  agreed to include a new item on measures to improve domestic ferry safety on its [Read more...]

June 28th, 2019|