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CLIA acts on health protocols

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) has adopted mandatory core elements of a set of health protocols to be implemented as part of a phased-in, highly controlled resumption of operations. A critical next step, now that initial sailings have begun effectively with strict protocols in Europe, [Read more...]

2020-09-22T07:51:59+00:00 September 22nd, 2020|Safety|

Knut Utstein Kloster

It is with deep regret that we have to report the passing of Knut Utstein Kloster at the age of 91. Kloster was considered by many to be the instigator of modern cruising. In 1966, he introduced the ropax ‘Sunward’ to operate between the UK [Read more...]

2020-09-21T11:13:09+00:00 September 21st, 2020|Ships|

TT-Linie plugs into Nowhere Networks

TT-Linie, which connects Sweden with Germany, Poland and Lithuania, has selected Nowhere Networks as a fast internet supplier for its fleet. Implementation on board is underway and before the end of January, 2021, the whole fleet on the routes Trelleborg/Travemunde/Rostock and Trelleborg/Swinoujscie will be connected to [Read more...]

2020-09-12T08:13:53+00:00 September 12th, 2020|Technology|

LSA servicing and inspection should be maintained

With an increasing number of vessels returning to service following the easing of Covid-19 restrictions, Survitec has advised that ships’ life-saving appliances (LSA) are maintained according to their original service schedules in order to avoid delays. Operators must have a valid safety certificates in place [Read more...]

2020-09-12T08:06:49+00:00 September 12th, 2020|Safety|