At the anniversary of the Concordia disaster, Ned Levi examine safety improvements made by the cruise industry to ensure cruise ship passengers and crew will be prepared in case of a serious accident, which will likely prevent panic and keep the calm among passengers and crew which will save lives in case of an accident.
Last month Ned Levi discussed international cruise ship regulations in light of the Costa Concordia tragedy. Also last month CLIA (Cruise Lines International Association) announced a compressive operational safety review. Ned discusses the first new rule upgrade coming from the safety review, and why he’s found it disappointing.
As the death toll mounts, the Costa Concordia tragedy horrifies us more and more, especially since it has become apparent the ship never should have hit the rock which tore a 300 foot hole in its hull, and that more timely and decisive action by the captain and crew of the ship might have prevented [...]
After the recent emergency landing by a US Airways Express flight at Philadelphia International Airport, air passengers are wondering what they can do to improve their survival chances. Ned Levi discusses what steps air passengers should take to ensure they are prepared to deal with an airplane emergency.
Last week Ned discussed airplane crash survival odds, where to sit and what to wear. This week, he focuses on crash survival plans, tactics and techniques.
By now, everyone knows that Chesley B. “Sully” Sullenberger, the pilot of US Airways Flight 1549, miraculously made an emergency water landing saving everyone on board the crippled jet. Ned Levi discusses what passengers can learn from 1549′s experience.