Cruise Ship Accidents

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A January 15th, 2018 fire aboard a boat ferrying people to and from an offshore casino in Florida left one dead and fourteen injured. The fire completely destroyed the small craft, causing difficulties for the Coast Guard as they attempt to investigate the cause of the conflagration. The cause of…

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With record low temperatures hitting the Northeast recently, many people have been looking for ways to escape the frigid arctic air. One popular method to leave the cold behind is to take a cruise to a much warmer destination. While sailing away on a cruise ship to tropical location may…

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Cruise tickets are frequently non-refundable, especially once the ship has set sail. Though not something travelers are happy about, most people understand that the cruise line company has to make a profit, and so long as it was the person’s own fault that something went wrong and they missed their…

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Cruise ships are inherently dangerous places. Out on the ocean, the boat is the only protection a person has against the elements, and sometimes even the boat offers scant safety. In high winds or on a slippery deck, it is frighteningly easy for a person to go overboard. The safety…

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You’ve packed your bags, brought the proper attire for dinner at the Captain’s table, and scouted out which ports you’ll visit. Does this sound familiar? The upcoming spring marks the start of the cruise-travelling season. It’s estimated that a whopping ten million people cruise from the United States each year,…

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