RCL addresses HVAC

Due to the nature of how COVID-19 is spread, many people have asked Royal Caribbean what the company does to protect passengers from the airborne spread of the virus. Specifically, they want to know how the air will be circulated and filtered on board so [Read more...]

2020-10-26T19:12:33+00:00 October 26th, 2020|Safety|

Anti-collision technology under test

Cyprus-based Offshore Monitoring’s Ladar technology is being tested on board a ropax to help detect objects both on the water’s surface and underneath. Ladar is a light-based laser technology anti-collision system that identifies floating objects on or under the water’s surface, including drifting fishing nets, [Read more...]

2020-10-12T18:24:16+00:00 October 12th, 2020|Safety|

Crystal enhances safety protocols

Crystal has unveiled an expanded set of health and safety measures for its Crystal Clean+ protocols. This updates include requirements for COVID-19 testing for guests and crew, mandatory travel insurance, in-port guidelines and more. The new Crystal Clean + 3.0 protocols build on Crystal Clean+ 2.0, [Read more...]

2020-10-12T17:44:04+00:00 October 12th, 2020|Safety|

US Senators introduce cruise ship safety act

US Florida Senators, Rick Scott (pictured) and Marco Rubio have introduced the ‘Set Sail Safely Act’. This is aimed at establishing a Maritime Task Force, in co-ordination with a Private Sector Advisory Committee, to address the health, safety, security, and logistical changes needed to allow [Read more...]

2020-09-24T20:24:52+00:00 September 24th, 2020|Safety|

Geollect helps Carnival return to operations

Geollect’s situational awareness and asset tracking tools are claimed to be providing the world’s largest cruise line with clarity. As Carnival Corp’s ships return to sea, the company will be supporting operations with the same tools designed for the Royal Navy and the International Group [Read more...]

2020-09-24T20:21:53+00:00 September 24th, 2020|Safety|