Category Archives: Safety

Man Overboard on Carnival Cruise Ship Spirit

Reports from July 8 show that the Carnival Spirit apparently had a crew member go overboard while sailing near the island of Vanuatu in the South Pacific Ocean. Search and rescue operations have not found the crew member, reported to … Continue reading

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Carnival Cruise Line to spend $700 million to upgrade 101 ships

  It’s a lot of money, even for the Carnival Cruise Line. The company is reportedly going to spend between $600 and $700 million dollars to upgrade 101 vessels across its 10 major cruise ship brands including Princess Cruises, Holland America … Continue reading

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Armed robbery results in shooting of 2 cruise ship passengers in Barbados

  Unfortunately, danger is a possibility, even on a cruise vacation. 2 cruise ship passengers from England were shot while on a shore excursion from a P&O cruise. As reported at CruiseCritic.com on March 22… Two P&O Cruises’ passengers are in … Continue reading

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Cruise ship loses boy – lost children on cruises more common than thought

  As reported at CruiseCritic.com, Norwegian Cruise lines “lost” and autistic boy for a period of time during a November 2012 cruise. Read the full article here… Lost children are relatively commonplace on cruise ship vacations. Fortunately, lost children are … Continue reading

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Florida Boating Accidents Turn Deadly

If you read the news across the state of Florida, you begin to realize how often boating accidents occur. Just Google “boating accident Miami” or ‘boat accident Tampa” and you’ll find too many stories about people being involved in recreational … Continue reading

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10 Cruise Industry Safety Policy Changes Since the Concordia Sinking

The following is a great synopsis of the safety policy changes that have occurred since the Costa Concordia sinking last year. This article can be found at CruiseCritic.com: –by Dori Saltzman, News Editor 10 Cruise Industry Safety Policy Changes Since … Continue reading

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What Steps Should You Take if Injured on a Cruise Ship?

If you’ve been injured on a cruise ship, there are certain actions you’ll want to take. Your goal should be both to protect yourself and your health immediately following the accident. You also want to protect your rights and your … Continue reading

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Woman dies in boating accident underneath MacArthur Causeway in Miami

According to reports in the Miami Herald, ”investigators are looking into the circumstances surrounding the death of a woman killed after the boat she was passenger in slammed into concrete pilings underneath the MacArthur Causeway Bridge on Saturday, Jan. 12. The … Continue reading

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New York ferry Seastreak to resume service – questions remain unanswered

Seastreak, the New York passenger ferry that crashed into a dock last Monday January 9, resumed service today. At the time of the accident, the boat was loaded with 326 commuters and five crew members. 74 people were injured, including … Continue reading

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Lawyers Will Advise Injured Passengers In New York Ferry Accident

Inevitably, personal injury attorneys and boating accident lawyers in New York (and perhaps around the rest of the country) will be answering questions from injured passengers and crew from Wednesday’s ferry accident in Manhattan. Traumatic events like this accident can … Continue reading

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