A reader of Cruise Law News asked me last week what I thought of cruise lines sailing to Denmark’s Faroe Islands (sometimes called Faeroe Islands) where they slaughter pilot whales.
A number of Royal Caribbean crew members have contacted me complaining that they don’t feel safe because of ongoing construction on the Freedom of the Seas to install an advanced emission purification system (AEP), also known as a “scrubber system.”
A hoax is defined as a “deliberately fabricated falsehood made to masquerade as truth.”
There is an ongoing social media battle between the cruise industry and the proponents of improving the industry.
The U.S. Coast Guard from Air Station Kodiak in Alaska medevaced a 83-year-old passenger man from a Holland America Line (HAL) cruise ship on Wednesday.
Defense Imagery and Video Systems has reported that the U.S. Coast Guard medevaced a 79 year-old passenger from the Carnival Breeze yesterday.
On 24 November 2013, the E3/EU+3 (or the P5+1, comprising the United States, Russia, China, the United Kingdom, France and Germany), together with Iran, agreed the Joint Plan of Action (“JPOA”), which relaxed some of the sanctions imposed against Iran by the EU and the United States.
A 41 year old man returning on a cruise was arrested on child pornography charges last Thursday after his cruise ended and the ship returned to Charleston, South Carolina, according to a report in the Post and Courier newspaper.
A Stena cruise / ferry ship carrying 600 passengers collided with an oil tanker and sustained serious damage early today near Gothenburg, Sweden.