What Popular Cruise Ships Failed CDC Sanitation Inspections?

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) inspect cruise ships twice a year.  The agency recently published their report of which vessels had too many violations to pass the most recent inspection.  In the confined and self-contained world of a cruise ship, sanitation is vitally important to prevent the spread of illnesses – foodborne […]

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U.S. Coast Guard Rescues Maritime Worker with Neck Injury

  A U.S. Coast Guard helicopter crew airlifted a 28-year-old seafarer to the hospital after he suffered a serious neck injury.  The maritime worker was aboard an oil tanker when he reportedly slipped and fell.  The accident happened off the coast of San Francisco onboard the d’Amico product tanker High Progress. Maritime Neck Injury Caused by […]

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8 Injured by Falling Crane in Disastrous Shipyard Accident

One of the largest cruise ships in the world, Royal Caribbean’s Oasis of the Seas, is the subject of worldwide media attention after a catastrophic shipyard accident injured eight shipyard workers.  The massive cruise liner was resting at dry dock and undergoing routine maintenance in the Great Bahamas Shipyard near Freeport, Bahamas when a construction […]

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