Why does a dance host on a cruise ship have to sign a waiver releasing the agent and cruise company from liability and does his travel insurance cover him and what happens if the ship sinks?

Answer The waiver pertains to liability of injury while dancing. Dancing on a stage is dangerous because of lighting conditions, and cruise ship stages are especially dangerous because of the added motion... Read More »

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How fast does the fastest cruise ship travel?

The world's fastest cruise ship is certainly not the largest, or the newest. The SS United States first set sail in 1952. The SS United States still holds the speed record with a speed of 44 knots,... Read More »

How much does gas cost for a cruise ship?

Most cruise ships use a marine oil known as bunker fuel, and the price of this propellant fluctuates every day on the open market. In 2007, bunker fuel cost $300 per ton, and in 2008 it briefly cli... Read More »

Where does the waste go on a cruise ship?

Currently, most cruise companies treat their waste onboard, and then dispose of the treated material in the ocean near their ports of call. Because of the concerns this raises, many port cities, su... Read More »

How Much Does a Cruise Ship Cost to Build?

The NCL Epic and the Carnival Oasis cost $1.2 billion dollars to build. Cruise lines have ships built overseas; the price fluctuates due to currency conversions, inflation, size ordered and the ame... Read More »