Carnival Cruise Debacle Puts Focus On Fire At Sea

The cruise industry took its worst public relations hit in years when a fire disabled the Carnival Splendor at sea this week. Three days at sea without electricity is not what the passengers signed up for, but the unflushable toilets and the cold food may not be the most relevant point here. While the movie “Titanic” conditioned us to worry about ships foundering and sinking, fires have been a much greater danger, as maritime lawyer Jim Walker points out on his Cruise Law News site.

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