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Are cruise ships safe 100 years after Titanic?

Are cruise ships safe 100 years after Titanic?

15th Apr 2012 Press Release Cruise News

Despite greatly improved safety records in the century since Titanic, the maritime industry faces new challenges driven by the continued growth of worldwide shipping, specialist marine insurer Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) has advised.

Titanic memorial cruise forced to turn back

Titanic memorial cruise forced to turn back

11th Apr 2012 Cruise News

The Titanic memorial cruise, which has been retracing the route sailed by the ill-fated Titanic 100 years ago, has been forced to turn around after a cameraman suffered a suspected heart attack. The 56 year old is thought to have been airlifted to hospital.

Titanic Belfast - An unusual travel report on Twitter

Titanic Belfast - An unusual travel report on Twitter

7th Apr 2012 Press Release Cruise News Travel Technology News

“The maiden voyage of the Titanic 100 years ago inspires us to a new form of travel journalism,” says Patrick Daubitz. The Berlin journalist and colleague Kerstin Wellner-Schulz have sliped into the role of prospective Titanic’s passengers since a week. He as an engineer in the automotive industry, she as a lady of high society with a penchant for botanical rarities and plant hunting.

4 Titanic exhibits sail into Philadelphia for ship’s 100th anniversary

4 Titanic exhibits sail into Philadelphia for ship’s 100th anniversary

30th Mar 2012 Press Release Cruise News Travel Events News

As the world prepares to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Titanic’s sinking on April 15, Philadelphia museums and attractions are doing their part to honor the storied ship all year long. Visitors can explore the overall story with a tour of Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition, returning to The Franklin Institute this fall by popular demand, or they can delve into the Philadelphia story specifically thanks to special displays on view at The Rosenbach Museum & Library and the Independence Seaport Museum

Titanic 100 Commemoration

Titanic 100 Commemoration

2nd Mar 2012 Press Release Cruise News Travel Events News

Nova Scotia is getting ready to welcome visitors for the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic on April 15. Nova Scotian’s and visitors are encouraged to participate in two commemorative events: an evening procession and presentation April 14; and an afternoon interfaith memorial service April 15.