When it comes to legislature, the laws governing cruise ships are some of the most complex. With so many variables involved in any given crime that takes place at sea, navigating the aftermath of accident or injury on a cruise can be overwhelming, to say the least. That is why we are here, to explain everything you need to know about cruise ship law, before you set sail.
Are cruise ships safe? There are some significant risks, but a cruise ship lawyer provides some tips for staying safe while onboard a cruise ship.
Many people assume that a cruise line is responsible for providing a safe environment during the cruise and taking responsibility when issues arise. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. However, a new bill introduced to Congress late last month could be a step in the right direction.
For most millennials, cruise vacations are not at the top of their list. However, a new cruise line by Sir Richard Branson–Virgin Voyages–may just change all of that. Big changes are coming in 2020.
In 2016, the CDC gave 30 cruise ships a perfect score on their Vessel Sanitation Program report. Unfortunately, there are more than just health dangers when you set sail.
The cruise industry is making a name for itself as one of the least environmentally friendly vacation options. The situation may look bleak now, but there are options if we want to change our behavior for the future.
Most cruise vacations go off without a hitch. However, that is not always the case. We’ve put together a few lesser-known facts to make sure you’re in-the-know before you depart.
A heart-stopping video circulating online shows a teenaged boy laughing while climbing over the railing of the Carnival Liberty cruise. This daredevil
Two passengers aboard the Anthem of the Seas died of natural causes, en route to Puerto Rico. The deaths are a humbling reminder of the importance of ensuring you are in good health before going away on vacation.
Going on a cruise should not necessarily have to drain the savings account. With U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Cruise Lines for the Money” list, you can do your research and make the smartest financial choice.
Two families who purchased from jeweler Diamonds International during their cruise vacation discovered that their jewelry was worth far less than what they purchased it for. The appraisal discrepancy raises questions as to how much passengers should trust cruise line recommendations.
The world’s largest cruise ship, Harmony of the Seas was christened last week, in a ceremony that involved robots, a giant bottle of champagne, and many VIPs. The ship will sail from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, year-round.
Before you take your cruise, you’ll want to know what you’re getting yourself into. Mr. Lipcon’s Unsafe On the High Seas will give you an insider’s perspective, so you can embark on your vacation, worry free.
Friends of the Earth has released the 2016 Cruise Ship Report Card. This is a great resource that can help you do some research on your cruise, before you make a final choice.
Adept at smaller ferries and passenger vessels, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries did not expect so many technical difficulties when it decided to build a ship for Carnival Corporation. However, the expense and challenges faced during that project has prompted the company to cancel plans to expand into the European cruise ship industry.