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The Safety of Cruises

Is it safe to take a cruise? And, as a related question, are cruise ships safe? Many people worry about how safe it is to take a cruise, and this is to an extent understandable. Every so often, we hear or read about something bad happening on a cruise ship, like when a fire broke out on the Royal Princess (a ship in Princess Cruises' fleet) in the summer of 2009 (although no injuries were reported), or when a female passenger fell off a Carnival cruise ship during this same summer. And this is to say nothing of the reports of pirates that periodically come up in the news. Even though these are rare occurrences, it is only natural to wonder about the safety of cruising after hearing such things. Read more [...]