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USCG ramps up SMS requirements

The US Coast Guard (USCG) is going ahead with its plans to ensure that US flag passenger vessels operate with a Safety Management System (SMS). SMS are structured and documented sets of procedures enabling company and vessel personnel [Read more...]

January 26th, 2021|Safety|

Vago takes up CLIA Chair

Pierfrancesco Vago, MSC Cruises Executive Chairman, has been appointed Global Chairman of Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) for a two-year term. He will assume the Chairmanship effective immediately. “On behalf of the entire CLIA community, including both our [Read more...]

January 26th, 2021|Appointments|

CLIA UK introduces webinar series

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) UK & Ireland’s Wave 2021 campaign is called ‘Generation Innovation’. The campaign will promote the diverse range of innovative initiatives and activities being rolled out across the industry and by individual cruise lines, [Read more...]

January 11th, 2021|Marketing|

‘Eleanor Roosevelt’ nears delivery

Spanish ferry company Baleària’s LNG powered high speed ropax ‘Eleanor Roosevelt’, currently under construction at the Armon shipyards at Gijon, will begin sea trials ‘in the coming weeks’. Following her trials, the vessel will be delivered in March of [Read more...]

January 11th, 2021|Technology|