VIKAND Partners with Marc-Henry Cruise Holdings LTD

Global healthcare specialist VIKAND is partnering with Marc-Henry Cruise Holdings LTD, Joint Owner/ Operator of Four Seasons Yachts, to provide its maritime medical expertise in the design and installation of onboard medical facilities for the launch of Four Seasons new concept in luxury yacht experiences. [Read more...]

2023-02-09T10:50:42+00:00 February 9th, 2023|Safety|

Increased COVID-19 on cruise ships

There has been a recent increase in the number of cruise passengers traveling around Australia testing positive of COVID-19. It is reported by Jim Walker in his Cruise Law News on 27th November that “Queen Elizabeth cruise ship is experiencing a COVID-19 outbreak. The country of [Read more...]

2022-11-28T12:59:48+00:00 November 28th, 2022|Safety|

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|