“What cruise lines have been doing is taking the ships around the world to repatriate crewmembers directly by (sea),” said Donnie Brown, vice president of maritime policy for CLIA. “It has been a Herculean effort.”
Crews are incredibly multinational. In the case of Carnival Corp., for example, crewmembers come from over 110 countries. Cruise lines had to navigate widely varied and evolving border control and health policy restrictions for each country, including those that weren’t allowing their own nationals to re-enter — sometimes specifically because they had been on a cruise ship.
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Mariner's role still unknown as autonomous shipping gains speed
Mariners’ role still unknown as autonomous shipping gains speed
Piracy edges closer to home with wave of raids in southern Gulf
In the brief cellphone video recorded by a crewmember on the offshore supply vessel (OSV) Remas, the pirates walk back and forth on the deck of the ship, clenching their guns and using them to point as they order around the crew. Their faces are draped in clothing and bandanas.
NTSB: Dredge hit Texas gas pipeline, causing fire that killed four
IMO emissions report raises new concerns about methane slip
A recent report from the International Maritime Organization (IMO) reveals that global shipping emissions increased nearly 10 percent from 2012 to 2018, with the industry facing a growing challenge concerning methane slip.
Bay State brothers find industry niche by making old into new
Zero non-conformities is what you want to hear when the U.S. Coast Guard inspects your tugboat. Once you’ve prepared your vessel, the inspectors come aboard to peruse your paperwork. They ask you pointed questions, to which they expect straightforward answers. Perusal completed, they then scrutinize all of the related safety systems, from bilge to antennas — even the ship’s bell.
A year into the pandemic, thousands ‘essentially indentured’ on ships
Analysis points to faulty loading, low ballast in Golden Ray rollover
While the salvage of the sunken vehicle carrier Golden Ray has been delayed for months due to COVID-19 and the hurricane season, analysis by the U.S. Coast Guard has determined a possible cause for the rollover: a combination of vehicles placed too high on the ship’s decks, and not enough ballast water gave the placement of the cargo.
Seastreak newcomer pushing through dip in demand
Two years ago, Seastreak LLC took delivery of Seastreak Commodore, a 600-passenger fast ferry, from Gulf Craft of Franklin, La. Designed by Australia-based Incat Crowther, the vessel is the largest of its kind in the United States and was built to meet the burgeoning demand for service in the New York-New Jersey market.
New year in a new world: Navigating COVID's maritime realities
In a matter of days, the decorative time balls will drop, “Auld Lang Syne” will fill the air, and ships at anchor will sound their horns as the world welcomes in the new year.
Advanced props, rudders provide new efficiencies below the waterline
It took a decade or two from the invention of the marine propeller in the 19th century for the technology to become widely accepted. Thereafter, adoption has been nearly universal, but progress toward improved efficiencies has come in fits and starts.
Los caminos de la vagina
Conocer el cuerpo propio y cómo brindarle placer sin la ayuda de un segundo cuerpo, se convierte en algo indispensable para encontrarnos con nosotras mismas, así como para el goce absoluto.
Bienvenida al extrañamente asombroso mundo del mapa vaginal
Hay tantos beneficios que nos sorprende que muchas personas no lo estén practicando.
UN NUEVO COMIENZO NÁUTICO
EL SERVICIO ÍNTIMO Y PERSONALIZADO SE FUSIONA CON LA SEGURIDAD A BORDO DE CRUCEROS QUE SURCAN LOS MARES CON EXQUISITO SENTIDO DE ORIENTACIÓN. SU TRAYECTO HACIA UN FUTURO MEJOR DEJA ATRÁS EL MAREMOTO GENERADO POR LA PANDEMIA.
Your bed is where you start and end your day, so make sure it’s a good one with choice picks from dormiente.
¿Debo retrasar mi deseo de tener un hijo?
Los expertos trasladan un mensaje de tranquilidad a las mujeres que quieren ser madres a través de reproducción asistida en estos tiempos.
Can the luxury cruise industry shake off the shadow of the pandemic and steer its way to calmer seas?
Covid-19 Testing Continues To Be A Pressing Issue
One of the key constraints for Indian researchers and manufacturers to develop quickly testing kits in the country is dependency for raw materials such as enzymes, antigens, antibodies etc., required for research and manufacturing. All this is leading to delays in development of high quality and affordable testing solutions. Government should provide necessary support to develop the “ancillary” support for the researchers and manufacturers so that India can become self-reliant.
New technologies are ensuring that cruise travel respects the environment, says Nick Dalton