Controlling the Images: How Royal Caribbean Handles PR During Cruise Ship Fires

By | Cruise Law News | July 16, 2017
Royal Caribbean Cruise PRPR News recently published an interesting article about how Royal Caribbean Cruises successfully handled its public relations image during the 2013 fire aboard the Grandeur of the Seas. Titled How Royal Caribbean Controls the Message During a Crisis, the article explains how the cruise line effectively controlled the narrative when the Grandeur caught on fire while cruising to Nassau. View Full Post
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Application of the Crossing Rules When in Proximity to a Narrow Channel or Fairway, and the “Alexandra 1”

By | Ship Law Log | July 6, 2017
In March this year the Admiralty Court in London handed down its judgment in respect of a collision between “Alexandra 1” (“A1”) and “Ever Smart” (“ES”) (see: Nautical Challenge Ltd v Evergreen Marine (UK) Ltd [2017] EWHC 453 (Admlty)). This blog takes a look at the judgment, which serves to clarify the positon on the obligations on vessels arising under certain rules provided in the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1972 (the ‘Collision Regulations’). View Full Post
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Sexual Assaullt Victims On Cruise Ships Are Often Children and Teenagers

By | Cruise Law News | July 1, 2017
Ths week NBC News published an article titled Sex Assault Victims on Cruise Ships Are Often Under 18. Over three months, NBC News spoke with ten victims of sexual assaults and/or members of their families. The news organization found that a significant number of victims of rape and molestation on cruise ships are under 18 years of age. View Full Post
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