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Sending microbes overboard

Cruise ships have long been considered as incubators of microorganisms, due to the ease of microbial build-up on frequently used items in communal areas, including grab rails, tables, seating, and soft furnishings. International Cruise Ship Industry is proud [Read more...]

May 10th, 2023|

E-Flexer ropaxes to get Survitec MES

Eleven Stena RoRo LNG-fuelled E-Flexer ropaxes scheduled for charter to European and Canadian operators will each feature marine evacuation systems (MES) supplied by survival technology solutions provider, Survitec. Survitec has already delivered three shipsets of the evacuation systems. [Read more...]

April 14th, 2023|

Oceanwide Expeditions partners with PTGA

Oceanwide Expeditions has teamed up with the Polar Tourism Guiding Association (PTGA) as an Accredited Provider. As a result, Oceanwide Expeditions will adopt the PTGA’s ISO accredited Workplace Based Assessment programme. Oceanwide will be scheduling staff for the forthcoming PTGA [Read more...]

April 14th, 2023|

Crystal teams up with Allianz

Recently relaunched cruise company Crystal has selected Allianz Global Assistance as its trip protection provider. As a result, guests can purchase an Allianz policy to take advantage of benefits for cover of unexpected cancellations, interruptions and travel delays, in addition to [Read more...]

April 14th, 2023|

Lifeboat falls off new P&O ferry

Maritime union RMT has written to the UK’s Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) after it was reported that a lifeboat had fallen off the new P&O Ferries’ ropax ‘P&O Pioneer’. Accidents involving lifeboats are one of the most [Read more...]

April 14th, 2023|