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Viking Sky Loses Power, Starts Evacuation of Passengers

The Viking Sky cruise ship lost power as it sailed toward Stavanger, Norway in heavy seas and wind today. The cruise ship issued a mayday call and many passengers were evacuated from the cruise ship via helicopter as the ship … Continue reading

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Ferry Fire Forces Evacuation and Rule Changes

On Friday, a UK ferry suffered an engine room fire while berthed. All passengers and crew members were evacuated. The post Ferry Fire Forces Evacuation and Rule Changes appeared first on LMAW, PA. Read more detail on Recent Admiralty Law … Continue reading

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NTSB Report: Maintenance Deficiencies and Poor Training Led to Caribbean Fantasy Fire and Delayed Evacuation

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) published its findings yesterday regarding a fire on the Caribbean Fantasy cruise ferry, operated by Baja Ferries, near Puerto Rico in August of 2016.  We reported on the fire at the time in our … Continue reading

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Federal judge rules LA emergency evacuation program discriminates against disabled people

[JURIST] A federal judge of the US District Court of the Central District of California [official website] on Friday held [summary judgment, PDF] that the city of Los Angeles violated the Americans With Disabilities Act [text] by not accounting for … Continue reading

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Bomb Hoax Forces Cruise Ship Evacuation

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