The captain of the sunken ferry Korean ferry Sewol reportedly was one of the first to abandon ship and make it safely to shore.
The last two weeks has been an eye opener for knowledgeable tourists thinking of traveling to Roatan. A cruise line employee was gunned down near the port.
The “Bulk Uruguay”: No Anticipatory Breach Where Future Performance is Contingent On a Third Party’s Conduct
In Geden Operations v Dry Bulk Handy Holding Inc (The “Bulk Uruguay”)  EWCA 885, the Commercial Court, in rejecting an appeal under s.69 Arbitration Act 1996, considered the impact of words or conduct giving rise to uncertainty about future performance, the contingency of which rested upon the conduct of a third party, and whether this can amount to anticipatory breach of contract.
A number of people have sent me links to news sources in Roatan indicating that the local police arrested a 20 year old islander, identified as Cory Lee Beckner, as a suspect in the robbery of several cruise passengers and tourists.
Oil Rigs: Vessels, or Buildings? Judge Says It’s the Latter, and It Has Personal Injury Implications
Are SPAR platforms immoveable buildings? On April 9, 2014, Judge Rebecca Doherty issued a memorandum ruling in Hefren v. Murphy Exploration & Production Co., USA, et. al., that they are, meaning in Louisiana a five-year window to bring certain personal injury claims against designers or manufacturers applies.
Honduran Crew Members Busted for Smuggling 100 Pounds of Cocaine On Royal Caribbean Owned Cruise Ship
A newspaper in Brazil reports that the police arrested crew members on a cruise ship who were smuggling 100 pounds of cocaine.
This week has been a public relations disaster for the cruise lines and the travel industry.
Grandeur of the Seas is Still Sick: Cruise Industry Heading Toward Record Breaking Year for Virus of the Seas
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has documented passengers sailing on Royal Caribbean’s Grandeur of the Seas out of Baltimore have been sickened on two consecutive cruises.