CEO of CLIA Announces Cruise Industry Blog

The start of August was the start of even more engagement for CLIA (Cruise Line International Association), the largest global cruise line organization, as the CEO launched a Twitter account and a CEO blog. “With such a dynamic, changing industry, CLIA is committed to keeping our members and vacationers informed on every platform possible. I look […]

CLIA Announces New Vice President of Technical and Regulatory Affairs

The Cruise Line International Association today announces Bud Darr will assume the role of Vice President of Technical and Regulatory Affairs. “Bud is a maritime and cruise industry expert who has provided tremendous value to CLIA members, and we look forward to working with him on many of the critical issues that will shape our […]

Maritime Organization moves forward with Cruise Association recommendations

The Cruise Line International Association (CLIA) announced Thursday that the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Maritime Safety Committee incorporated a number of recommendations from the ongoing Cruise Industry Operational Safety Review in its meetings in London, May 16-25. The committee focused attention on passenger ship safety and considered a number of recommendations developed by the Review. […]

Worldwide Cruise Industry Adds New Safety Rules

When the Costa Concordia grounded in January, the worldwide cruise industry community came together as never before, ordering an Operational Safety Review. The review is complete and resulted in three new policies set to address safety concerns These three new policies, which go beyond the strict international regulatory requirements that cruise lines must already comply […]