Meeting to Discuss Cruise Ship Accessibility

Monday, July 07, 2008

The Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board (Access Board) will meet in Washington, DC on August 11 to develop accessibility guidelines under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) for passenger vessels.  The meeting will focus on possible approaches and methodologies for the regulatory assessment and regulatory flexibility analysis, the baselines for determining costs, the identification of major and minor cost impacts, estimated unit costs, development of aggregate annual industry costs, and benefits generated by the guidelines as related to large cruise ships.  A similar meeting will be conducted at a later date to focus on other passenger vessels.  73 Fed. Reg. 38352  (HK Law)

Maritime Reporter September 2014 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Cruise Ship Trends

Wärtsilä Expects 5% Sales Growth

Wärtsilä announced its third quarter results, reporting that it sees good development in order intake and profitability. According to Wärtsilä, third quarter

Holland America Line & Seabourn names Kammerer is V.P

Mark Kammerer has been named vice president, international marketing and sales for Holland America Line and Seabourn. In this role, he will be responsible for the companies’ sales offices in the U.

Cruise Ship Returns to Texas after Ebola Concern

The Carnival Magic cruise ship was en route back to the United States on Saturday with a passenger from Texas who might have handled specimens of the first Ebola

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Maritime Contracts Maritime Standards Navigation Port Authority Salvage Ship Electronics Ship Simulators Sonar Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | terms and conditions | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.0698 sec (14 req/sec)