Crew Member Dies In Croatia, After Going Overboard

A Royal Caribbean crew member has died after going overboard the cruise ship, Rhapsody of the Seas. The crew member, identified as 35 year old Indian citizen, Mansley Pereira was reported overboard whilst the Rhapsody of the Seas was docked in the Croatian cruise port of Dubrovnik, Croatia. A spokesman for the Ministry of Maritime … More Crew Member Dies In Croatia, After Going Overboard

Sun Princess Cruise Man-Overboard Confirmed as “Intentional”

It was confirmed today, that CCTV footage shows that a 41 year old Taiwanese woman who died after falling overboard from the cruise ship ‘Sun Princess’, intentionally went overboard, by climbing over the railing.  A spokesperson from Princess Cruises, confirmed to MaritimeSafetyandSecurity, that; “On August 9, at approximately 06:00 a.m. local time off the southern … More Sun Princess Cruise Man-Overboard Confirmed as “Intentional”

MARSS Secures MOBtronic Man-Overboard Detection and Tracking System Contract for New Cruise Ship

MARSS secures contract for the installation of MOBtronic, their advanced man-overboard detection and tracking system on-board new cruise ship.  The contract includes the installation of a network of MOBtronic marinised pods that are strategically positioned to cover the volume around the entire vessel, creating a virtual shield which automatically detects and classifies a man-overboard event. The system … More MARSS Secures MOBtronic Man-Overboard Detection and Tracking System Contract for New Cruise Ship

Search Called Off For Person Overboard in Mediterranean

Norwegian Cruise Line “Tweet” a short statement confirming that a search and rescue operation for a women who went missing after going overboard from their cruise ship, the Norwegian Epic, has now been abandoned.  6.53pm June 9th Norwegian Cruise Line tweeted a statement regarding their reported person-overboard. Tweet 1 of 2 “Early morning on June … More Search Called Off For Person Overboard in Mediterranean

“The Best Ways to Protect Your Superyacht”

In a recent article for Forbes Magazine, CEO and Founder of MARSS Johannes Pinl discusses the increased desire from superyacht clients for protection. Tell me about what superyacht owners are requesting for security on their boats. Johannes Pinl: “Owners want to know what is going on onboard and around their yacht. As such, clients are … More “The Best Ways to Protect Your Superyacht”

Search Suspended for 20-year-old Royal Caribbean Crew Member Who Went Overboard

The Coast Guard has suspended its search for Royal Caribbean crew member Arron Hough, 20, who went overboard in the Atlantic Ocean on Christmas Day. Royal Caribbean’s Harmony of the Seas cruise ship first reported that Hough was missing around 1:45 p.m., on Tuesday, Dec. 25, Christmas Day, nearly 10 hours after he likely went overboard. … More Search Suspended for 20-year-old Royal Caribbean Crew Member Who Went Overboard

MOBtronic Man Overboard Solution Wins Prestigious Safety at Sea Award

MARSS, a company that develops innovative marine and land-based systems for asset protection and life-saving solutions, are delighted to announce that they have won the Best Safety Product of the Year at this year’s prestigious Safety at Sea Awards 2018 The Safety at Sea Awards were held last night (18/10/18) at Le Meridien Piccadilly Hotel, … More MOBtronic Man Overboard Solution Wins Prestigious Safety at Sea Award

US Coast Guard Crews Search for Man Overboard From a Cabin Cruiser

Coast Guard crews from Baltimore, with state and local partners, are searching by air and sea for a man who reportedly fell overboard between Kent Narrows and Herring Bay, Wednesday afternoon (27.6.18). The missing man is described as being a white male, about 6-feet tall, 180-190 pounds, wearing blue shorts and a dark shirt without … More US Coast Guard Crews Search for Man Overboard From a Cabin Cruiser

US Coast Guard & ICE Conduct Rescue Training, prepare for national disasters

US Coast Guard Station St. Petersburg crew members and Immigration and Customs Enforcement Rapid Response Team members conduct rescue helicopter operations, in prepraration for national disaster, aboard a 45-foot Response Boat-Medium in St. Petersburg, Florida, June 21, 2018. Station St. Petersburg crew members spent four days teaching the special agents seamanship skills, boat handling, and … More US Coast Guard & ICE Conduct Rescue Training, prepare for national disasters

Developing a reliable and autonomous man-overboard detection system

It is a sad reality that according to the US Coast Guard from January 2006 to March 2018, 305 people were lost overboard (MOB) from cruise ships. This is an average of 25 incidents per year. This is not just a tragedy for the individuals involved but also for their families as well. In many … More Developing a reliable and autonomous man-overboard detection system