EDITORIAL | A dangerous culture at Viking Cruises

I am loathe to kick a man, or a company, when he or it is down. However, in the case of Basel, Switzerland-based Viking Cruises, I feel it is necessary to make an exception. Given its appalling recent accident record, Viking Cruises is in dire need of a very powerful “wake up” kick. It needs to very quickly develop a strong safety culture throughout the company. A dramatic overhaul of its general corporate culture would be valuable also.

  • Published in Cruise

EDITORIAL | Cruise ship safety doubts

The recent “accident” that befell the Norwegian-owned cruise ship Viking Sky has served as a stark reminder of how close to disaster such vessels are sometimes sailed. While no one was seriously injured or killed in this case, it could be said that it was more by good luck than good management.

  • Published in Cruise
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