Suicide on “Wonder of the Seas”

On November 13th a galley steward died on the Wonder of the Seas, an Oasis-class cruise ship owned and operated by Royal Caribbean International. A source said the crew member “apparently died of suicide and left a note before his death along with a video [Read more...]

2022-11-23T14:39:16+00:00 November 23rd, 2022|Safety|

Fighting vehicle fires at sea

For over six months, Finnish ferry company Wasaline has co-operated with Finnish fire safety companies, Firesea Equipment and Rescue Team Scandinavia to find new solutions to fight vehicle fires at sea. Together with other shipping companies, Wasaline has participated in a joint project in order [Read more...]

2022-10-28T13:28:46+00:00 October 28th, 2022|Safety|

SQLearn joins CLIA

Piraeus-based maritime training CBT provider, SQLearn has joined Cruise Line International Association (CLIA) as a Gold Executive Partner. SQLearn offers cruise ships crew STCW basic training courses, which are offered through fully interactive e-learning courses, designed and developed by the company. Having a large library of online CBT modules, [Read more...]

2022-10-13T17:32:13+00:00 October 13th, 2022|Safety|

Lloyd’s Register approves NAPA Stability

NAPA Stability, the Finnish software company’s new stability management software for passenger vessels, has been approved by class society Lloyd’s Register (LR). This system has now received type approval from both LR and DNV, which are the only class societies that provide this type of certification for [Read more...]

2022-10-13T16:55:30+00:00 October 13th, 2022|Safety|

Havila promotes new ship tunnel

Havila Kystruten has promoted the building of the Norwegian Stad ship tunnel by holding a one day conference on board the ‘Havila Castor’. Stad ship tunnel (Stad Skipstunnel) is a huge project led by the Norwegian Coastal Administration (NCA) and its aim is to bypassing [Read more...]

2022-09-28T19:24:26+00:00 September 28th, 2022|Safety|

Survitec launches new MES

Survival Technology service provider, Survitec has unveiled a new Marine Evacuation System (MES) designed to the meet the emergency evacuation requirements of small to medium size passenger vessels. Targeted at vessels with passenger capacities ranging from 300 to 1,500 persons, such as ferries and expedition [Read more...]

2022-09-12T22:01:24+00:00 September 12th, 2022|Safety|

Resorts World Cruises opts for VIKAND healthcare services

Global Healthcare specialist VIKAND has signed a contract with Singapore-based Resorts World Cruises to provide healthcare and medical operations consulting services. VIKAND’s team will assist and support the senior leadership team at Resorts World Cruises, including the shipboard management and medical team with healthcare regulatory and [Read more...]

2022-08-27T10:18:06+00:00 August 27th, 2022|Safety|