5 - 12 day cruise fares
Crete - Ayios Nikolaos
Louis Cruise Lines Safety
Cruise ships carry all the relevant certificates of Lloyd's
Register of Shipping (Princesa Amorosa, Princesa Victoria) Det
Norske Veritas (Princesa Marissa, Princesa Cypria) American
Bureau of Shipping (The Emerald), Registro Italiano Navale
(Sapphire, Ausonia) and comply with all the
Maritime Organization's (IMO) Conventions as ratified
by the respective Flag Administrations including
(Safety of Life at Sea), MARPOL (Prevention
of Marine Pollution) and STCW (Standards for
Training Certification and Watchkeeping of Seafarers).
All ships are
continuously maintained during the operational period and
undergo thorough extensive maintenance and upgrading programs
in order to meet all the latest requirements of the IMO.
with the Maritime Law (SOLAS) following embarkation
safety briefing/drill is carried out which is
attended by all passengers. During this exercise which takes
place in various languages, the passengers are provided with
all the necessary information.
In all cabins the
position of the life jacket is well marked with fluorescent
signs. Behind the door in each cabin, there are both written
and pictorial instructions of the escape routes/assembly
stations and instructions on how to use the life jacket.
consists of highly experienced masters, officers who receive
regular training on safety aspects and more importantly have
been dedicated to Louis Cruise Lines for many years.
All crewmembers are properly
certified in accordance to relevant legislation (STCW 1995).
It should also be noted that compared to similar cruise
companies Louis employs more crew to offer better service and
Lines is a member of the Passengers Shipping Association of
the U.K. which has as members, all the reputable cruise lines
that sell cruises in the U.K.
Cruise Lines has a commitment to Quality, Environment and
Safety Standards and has established a dedicated
department of Safety and Quality Assurance which monitors the
implementation of the Company's Safety Management System in
accordance with the International Safety Management (ISM)
Code. This department also coordinates forthcoming
certification to the International Standards on
Quality Assurance ISO 9000, the
for environmental management systems and the safety training
on board Louis Cruise Ships.
Your children's safety is paramount, so
please ensure that they behave in accordance with the safety
regulations at all times.
For safety's sake, it is forbidden to
use flammable materials such as gas, and portable appliances
for heating water in your cabin.