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Of Stabilizers, Stability and Lawyers

Mississippi lawyer John Arthur Eaves is supposed to be good at his job and is, by reputation, a pretty smart fellow. He recently filed a law suit claiming that the Costa Concordia was “defectively designed,” a ” floating coffin,” had a “propensity … to … Continue reading

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Ten Years of Cruise Ship Fires and Carnival Confetti

A weird dissonance between two cruise stories struck me recently.   On one hand, Carnival Cruise Lines is “the official confetti sponsor of the Times Square New Year’s Eve 2011 celebration.”   As reported by the the Maritime Executive “the sponsorship includes multiple opportunities to associate the … Continue reading

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