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Disney Cruise Ship Under Investigation After Stomach Flu Outbreak

Officials from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are beginning an investigation into a stomach flu outbreak that occurred on a Disney cruise ship last week. Reports state that 131 ...
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Royal Caribbean's Anthem of the Seas Possibly Facing Legal Troubles

In early February 2016, the Anthem of the Seas of Royal Caribbean’s fleet was slammed by 100 mile per hour winds and waves 30 feet tall after the cruise liner’s captain made the decision ...
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El Faro-Lives and Cargo Unnecessarily Lost, Pt. 2

(The subject cargo ship, El Faro. Credit: MarineTraffic.com/ Capt. William Hoey) The Spanish word “faro” means “lighthouse.” Lighthouses serve two main purposes—as a ...
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El Faro-Lives and Cargo Unnecessarily Lost, Pt. 1

By now, news of the El Faro sinking is widespread, and has been touted as one of the worst cargo-ship accidents off the U.S. coast in decades. It has resulted in the loss of at least 33 lives and an ...
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Cruise Ship Passenger Dies While Boarding the Queen Elizabeth

In what is now the 19 th cruise ship death this year, a Queen Elizabeth passenger recently passed away after complications while boarding the cruise ship from a tender. The tender, a small boat ...
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