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. 
Cruise Ships In The Arctic Take Titanic Risks

By Midge Raymond of More and more floating pleasure palaces are plying the increasingly ice-choked and unstable waters near the poles. What could possibly go wrong? This year, the new 820-foot-long, 13-deck cruise ship Crystal Serenity will be the first large-scale tourist ship...