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BY THE MARITIME EXECUTIVE 2019-11-13 The Accident Investigation Board of Norway (AIBN) has issued a short interim report about the cruise ship Viking Sky which had a black-out near Hustadvika, Norway, on March 23, 2019 in stormy conditions.  The accident led to 479 passengers...
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James Shillinglaw, Nov 14, 2019 Just days ago things seemed to be a little more hopeful. The U.S. Travel Association praised a U.S. Department of Homeland Security effort to make it easier for travelers to get their new REAL IDs online. These IDs, which...

David Nike Senior Contributor One of the fleet of Hurtigruten coastal cruise ships operating along the Norwegian coastline.GETTY A woman who fell from the...
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Gianluca Mezzofiore, CNN • Updated 19th October 2019 (CNN) — A woman was removed from a cruise ship and banned for life by the cruise company after she climbed onto her room's balcony railing to pose for a dangerous photo shoot over the ocean.
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By Associated Press |Oct 10, 2019 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- Hotels in the nation's most populous state will have to stop giving guests small plastic shampoo bottles under a new law set to take effect starting in 2023. Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Wednesday...
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BY THE MARITIME EXECUTIVE 2019-10-08 17:06:21 On Saturday, five passengers aboard the river cruise boat Prinzessin Isabella were injured when she collided with a cargo ship on the Danube.  Early Saturday morning, at a position near the river port of Ismail, Ukraine, the Isabella collided with...
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October 1, 20194:31 PM ETHeard on All Things Considered BY BRIAN NAYLOR A person opens the door of a Department of Licensing office in Lacey, Wash. Starting Oct. 1, 2020, travelers will need...
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(Washington Post illustration; iStock) By Hannah Sampson September 23, 2019 at 5:43 PM EDT When thousands of travelers around the world found themselves stranded Monday after Thomas Cook, the world’s oldest tour operator,...
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BY THE MARITIME EXECUTIVE 2019-09-05 After an extensive dive search, the remains of 33 out of 34 missing individuals from the dive boat Conception have been recovered, and officials are using DNA analysis to determine the identities of the victims. An investigation into the cause of the...

BY THE MARITIME EXECUTIVE 2019-09-05 17:00:44 The residential cruise ship The World is preparing to transit the Northwest Passage this summer, and as a precautionary measure, her crewmembers have practiced the use of a newly designed magnetic patch system to seal holes from contact with drift ice.