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Lynceus Project: How technology is coming to the rescue of the cruise industry when Abandoning Ships

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) The cruise industry is booming, with more than 25 million passengers expected to be carried worldwide in 2019. But with the increase in numbers comes an...

Next big thing: People localization system for safe evacuation of large passenger ships

Introduction: Safe and efficient passenger evacuation in case of an emergency is a hot topic in the IMO (International Maritime Organisation) today in the aftermath...

Flashback in history: Norman Atlantic ferry fire, 28 Dec. 2014

Out of 443 passengers, 56 crew and at least 6 stowaways, 25 passengers and at least three stowaways were lost at sea. Two crewmen...

TEDx event (video): Safe Passenger ship evacuation - Technology from Cyprus company (Lynceus project)

Here at Maritime Cyprus, we have many times hosted news articles about the LYNCEUS Project. A new technology in the making, aimed towards safe...

New Cruise Passenger Drill Rules to Enter Force

New requirements for musters of newly embarked passengers prior to or immediately upon departure come into force January 1, 2015. Further SOLAS amendments entering into...

Fire on INSIGNIA cruise ship is a sour ending for 2014

The cruise industry will end on a sad note due to the fire onboard the luxury cruise INSIGNIA where two Korean contractors and one...

How wireless technology can dramatically improve ship safety during Passenger Evacuation

Quickly and efficiently evacuating passengers and crew from a ship in case of emergency is a matter of life and death. With a view...

Investing in evacuation technologies for safer cruise ship trips - Lynceus project

  An EU-funded project, Lynceus, is designing low-power wireless location and tracking technologies for smooth large-passenger ship evacuation. The new technological solution, still in the...

SEA DIAMOND case - Satisfaction for the judicial decision for the sinking of the Cruise ship

Today's decision was characterized Positive by court circles of the three-member appellate Piraeus to the accused of the case of the sinking of the...
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