Next big thing: People localization system for safe evacuation of large passenger ships

Introduction: Safe and efficient passenger evacuation in case of an emergency is a hot topic in the IMO (International Maritime Organisation) today in the aftermath of the Costa Concordia and the South Korean Sewol ferry tragedies where 32 people and approximately 300 people respectively were lost. Even though the causes of these tragedies were different,…

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Amazing Cruise industry outlook for 2017, from Cruise Lines International Association

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) released the State of the Cruise Industry Outlook 2017, revealing global cruise travel is continuing to grow at a steady pace. The outlook provides a snapshot of the global cruise industry while also forecasting trends that will impact cruise travel and the industry. Find more information by clicking below image…

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Crystal Cruises Plans to restore SS United States sink under ‘insurmountable’ challenges

Plans to restore the historic ocean liner SS United States have sunk under the weight of “insurmountable” challenges, luxury cruise line Crystal Cruises said, six months after announcing it would take over the ship’s renovations. The iconic 1950s vessel, which was bigger than the Titanic and once carried celebrities across the Atlantic Ocean, was set…

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