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03. 2019

Maritime Academy

NEW MARITIME ACADEMY IN TAMPA BAY Tampa Bay has a new maritime training facility, and it is Coast Guard approved, for training of captains, officers and personnel. The courses include training for coastal shipping, yachts, cruise ships, charter boats, offshore, and oil and gas industries. Gulf Coast Marine Academy lists an address of 1601 Sahlman Read More >
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02. 2019

KICKED OFF THE CRUISE SHIP IN A FOREIGN COUNTRY

We recently wrote in our blog post about cruise lines kicking passengers off their vessels in foreign ports. (e.g., in a foreign country) We also recently wrote about the cruise ship passenger’s Bill of Rights. In our view the passenger Bill of Rights is almost useless. (See our Blog Post in February 2019).  And, we Read More >
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01. 2019

CRUISE SHIP PASSENGER BILL OF RIGHTS

Is there such a thing as a passenger Bill of Rights for cruise ship passengers? Yes. This arose after February 2013 the vessel Carnival Triumph lost power due to an engine fire while offshore. Stories were widespread in multiple media outlets that the 4200 passengers were stranded with no air conditioning, little food options, and Read More >
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01. 2019

HOW MANY PASSENGERS CRUISE EACH YEAR ON CRUISE SHIPS?

According to Cruise Line International Association (“CLIA”), the industry association organization, 28.2 million passengers sailed on cruise ships in 2018, up from 26.7 million passengers in 2017, and ridership is expected to reach 30 million passengers in 2019. WHERE DO CRUISE SHIPS TRAVEL MOST? Cruise Line International Association (“CLIA”) the industry association organization estimates that Read More >
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01. 2019

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY AND WHY IT IS IMPORTANT

We represent people injured in boat crashes and JetSki collisions in Florida. Many visitors come to Florida, are hurt on a vessel, and then return to their out-of-State home. Here is something significant to note about such cases. Insurance companies frequently resort to a Limitation of Liability action against injured persons. This is a law Read More >