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I’ve been speaking on radio stations, today and last night, about the two young people who have gone missing from Carnival Spirit off Australia’s east coast. My blog about deaths at sea has led to some interesting research.

So, how closely are you being monitored while on a ship? A big ship has hundreds of cameras watching your every move – everywhere except inside your cabin. They can also see inside your balcony (so any couple who’s been swept away by the romance of sea, yep, there’s a good chance the officers were watching you from the bridge).

Problem is, there are not 600 security staff to watch 600 cameras, and it only takes a couple of seconds to fall from the 10th deck into the ocean – like leaping from a skyscraper.

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Good riddance, March, you’ve been a horror month for cruising! The past 4 weeks have seen an unusual number of breakdowns, collisions with rocks, norovirus outbreaks, passenger deaths and a couple of shootings. What the!!!

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I love a crazy cruise lawsuit story. A woman who got drunk and jumped off her balcony is suing Carnival Corp for taking too long to rescue her.

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