News items in 2015
17 Aug 2015
Web alert: norovirus outbreak not fault of ship
In the recent first instance decision of Nolan v TUI Ltd (2015) it was held by the Court that cruise operators are not liable for outbreaks of norovirus aboard vessels if industry standard response plans and other necessary measures are properly implemented by the operator to manage the illness and bring it under control.
3 Aug 2015
Web alert: IHO updates ECDIS software to improve user experience
The International Hydrographic Office (IHO) recently published new versions of a number of its ECDIS software performance standards. These updates are designed to give the user a better experience, reduce alarms and improve the functionality of ECDIS.