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Captain: Cruise Ships May Over-Rely on Electronics

Cruise operators, like airline pilots, may be relying too heavily on electronics to navigate massive ships, losing the knowledge and ability needed to operate a vessel in the case of a power failure, an expert sea pilot told a federal agency on Wednesday.

03/26/2014

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After More Carnival Incidents, Schumer Calls For Cruise Ship ‘Bill Of Rights’

New York Sen. Charles Schumer is calling on the cruise ship industry to adopt a “bill of rights” to guarantee passengers certain protections while aboard their ships.

03/17/2013