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Commission Strengthens Cruise Line Passenger Protections and Proposes to Extend Tariff Rate Publication Exemption to Foreign Registered NVOCCs


February 22, 2013 NR 13-02 Contact: Karen V. Gregory, Secretary (202-523-5725) During its meeting on February 13, 2013, the Federal Maritime Commission approved measures that would strengthen protections for cruise line customer deposits and prepayments, while reducing financial responsibility requirements imposed on smaller cruise lines. By statute, cruise lines must file… Read More »

Carnival Cruise Line Alert – Passenger Vessel CARNIVAL TRIUMPH Company Sponsored Passenger Compensation Program


February 20, 2013 Carnival Cruise Lines recently notified the Commission that it intends to compensate passengers who were onboard the CARNIVAL TRIUMPH when a fire occurred in the vessel’s engine room earlier this month. The Commission has been in regular contact with Carnival, including President and CEO Gerry Cahill, regarding… Read More »