The $40,000,000 fine levied against Princess Cruises last week raises the issue of what cruise executives knew about the illegal dumping of oil-contaminated waste from the Caribbean Princess cruise ship and the other illegal practices which took place on the Star Princess, Grand Princess, Coral Princess and Golden Princess.
7 Takeaways from the Maritime Investigations Presentation at This Year’s Work Boat Show in New Orleans
It is Work Boat Show time in New Orleans, and yesterday featured a great presentation on marine investigations.
News 7 in Australia reports today that a cruise passenger on a Royal Caribbean ship arriving in Sydney, Australia alleges that she was a victim of sexual assault by another passenger during the cruise.
EDLA Rules Plug and Abandon Contract is Maritime in Nature, Providing Indemnification to Platform Owner for Personal Injury Claims
In November 2016, the Eastern District of Louisiana again confronted the “marshland” involved in categorizing a contract as maritime or non-maritime.
The Fifth Circuit issued an opinion on November 17, 2016, in Robert Deperrodil v. Bozovic Marine, Inc., (No. 16-30009).
The ultra conservative Truthfeed website is calling for a boycott of Celebrity Cruises after the cruise line aired a video ad called “Sail Beyond Borders.”
The International Maritime Organisation (IMO) has confirmed that new a global cap on the sulphur content in shipping fuel will be introduced on 1 January 2020.
The Carnival Liberty cruise ship experienced unspecified “technical problems” which affected its propulsion and delaying its return to and departure from Galveston yesterday.
This afternoon, a passenger on the Emerald Princess informed us that the cruise ship was experiencing power issues similar to the Grand Princess which suffered similar power failures en route to San Fransisco returning from a cruise to Mexico (which we mentioned yesterday).