October 17, 2021

Royal Caribbean can be held liable for passenger’s death: 11th Cir.

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By Mark Wilson, Esq. From FindLaw It’s well established that there’s no respondeat superior liability levied on ship owners for the negligent medical care of the ship’s crew, no matter how negligent they are. But what about an agency theory? That was an issue of first impression for the Eleventh Circuit in Franza v. Royal […]

ABB reaches agreement with Royal Caribbean

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By Tom Holmes From readmt 15 year service agreement worth more than $50m and covers six vessels ABB reaches agreement with Royal Caribbean ABB has signed an extensive service agreement with Royal Caribbean Cruises to increase cost efficiency and predictability of maintenance costs. The agreement spans 15 years and encompasses six vessels under RCC’s brands […]

Cruise lines spend big to lure Chinese

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By Adam Jourdan From ioL Travel Cruiseliner Queen Elizabeth II: As luxurious as the ships may be, cruise lines still have to convince people to get on board at the main ports of Tianjin, Shanghai and Xiamen. Shanghai – Looking to convince Chinese tourists that a ship can be a holiday destination and not just […]

iNews Briefs

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Cayman Islands Appeal’s Court Judge retires Appeals Court Judge, Sir Anthony Campbell, has retired after four years’ service on the Cayman Islands Court of Appeal. Sir Anthony had a distinguished career at the public Bar of Northern Ireland and was appointed Queen’s Counsel in 1974. He served as a judge of the High Court of […]

iNews Briefs

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Cayman EIA contract with Baird signed The Cayman Islands Government has signed a $2.5m agreement for an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) on the planned cruise port for George Town with W.F. Baird Coastal Engineers Limited. Cayman company, Bolas Engineering, will provide local assistance. Deputy Premier and Tourism Minister, Hon. Moses Kirkconnell, called the signing “a […]

Two sides trade jabs in debate over Major League Soccer stadium at PortMiami

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By Patricia Mazzei From Miami Herald Miami-Dade County got a peek Sunday at the acrimony it can expect over the next weeks and perhaps months as two sides faced off in a testy debate over potential Major League Soccer stadium at PortMiami. John Alschuler, the New York-based real-estate adviser for David Beckham, the retired English […]

Royal Caribbean says no to Beckham’s soccer plan, while PortMiami heads abroad to recruit other developers

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By Douglas Hanks And Patricia Mazzei From Miami Herald As he tries to bring soccer to PortMiami, David Beckham might have to outmaneuver a line-up of rivals from Miami to Shanghai wanting to build on the waterfront site. Royal Caribbean Cruises announced this week its opposition to a port soccer stadium, citing traffic concerns and […]

Royal Caribbean Cruises Chairman Brian J. Rice sells 57,151 shares (RCL)

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Royal Caribbean Cruises (NYSE:RCL) Chairman Brian J. Rice unloaded 57,151 shares of Royal Caribbean Cruises stock on the open market in a transaction that occurred on Friday, February 14th. The stock was sold at an average price of $52.17, for a total value of $2,981,567.67. Following the completion of the transaction, the chairman now directly […]

Royal Caribbean appoints John F. Brock to board of directors

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MIAMI, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE, OSE: RCL) today announced the appointment of John F. Brock, chairman and CEO, Coca-Cola Enterprises Inc., to its Board of Directors, effective immediately. “John’s demonstrated leadership skills and his broad and impressive executive experience in the international beverage industry will help us to deliver […]

300 become ill on cruise ship – updated

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By Leslie Holland, CNN (CNN) — More than 300 people on a Royal Caribbean cruise ship have become ill during a voyage, the Centers for Disease Control said on its website. According to the statement, 281 of the 3,050 passengers and 22 of 1,165 crew members of Explorer of the Seas reported vomiting and diarrhea. […]