Cruise Vessel Safety & Security Act 2010 (H.R.
There are approximately 200 overnight
ocean-going cruise vessels worldwide. The average ocean-going cruise vessel
carries 2,000 passengers with a crew of 950 people.
In 2017, the number of passengers is expected to exceed
Passengers on cruise vessels have an inadequate appreciation of their
potential vulnerability to crime while on ocean voyages, and those who may
be victimized lack the information they need to understand their legal
rights or to know whom to contact for help in the immediate aftermath of the
Cruise Vessel Safety & Security Act of 2010 (H.R. 3660)
Maritime Crime Prevention Course Information
International Maritime Crime Prevention, Detection,
Evidence Preservation and Reporting Course.
Version 15 June 2011
Cruise Line Incident Reporting Statistics
The Cruise Vessel Security and Safety Act of 2010 prescribes
security and safety requirements for most cruise ships that embark and
disembark in the United States. The Act mandates that reports of criminal
activity be reported to the Federal Bureau of Investigation. See cruise line reports
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