Royal Caribbean International


Royal Caribbean International

] , later revealed to be more than $1 million [cite web|url=http://news.aol.com/story/_a/judge-uphold-widows-settlement/n20080502173309990044 |publisher=AP/AOL|title=Judge uphold widow's settlement|accessdate=2008-05-10|date=2008-05-02] .

Environmental Record

In 1998 and 1999, the company was fined $9 million US dollars because one of its ships, the MS|Sovereign of the Seas|3=2, had repeatedly dumped oily waste into the ocean and tried to hide this using false records, including fake piping diagrams given to the US Coast Guard. The company is incorporated in Liberia and Royal Caribbean unsuccessfully argued that this case was not in the jurisdiction of US courts. [cite web|url=http://www.usatoday.com/travel/news/2002/2002-11-08-cruise-dumping.htm |title=U.S. keeps wary eye on cruise ships for more pollution|publisher=USA Today|date=2002-11-08|accessdate=2008-05-14]

In the 21st century, the company has taken significant initiatives to address environmental concerns with its fleet [cite web|url=http://www.royalcaribbean.com/ourCompany/environment/rcAndEnvironment.do |publisher=Royal Caribbean International|title=Royal Caribbean and the Environment|accessdate=2008-05-13] . In 2008, RCI created a new "Vice President of Environmental Stewardship" position, with Jamie Sweeting (formerly of Conservation International) hired to fill the role [cite web|url=http://www.royalcaribbean.com/ourCompany/pressCenter/pressReleases/info.do;jsessionid=0000MC09KEpR1QrradV9-MLmGbJ:12hdhu87a?prDate=04-24-2008&prCode=B |publisher=Royal Caribbean International|title=Press Release: Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. Names New Vice President Of Environmental Stewardship|date=2008-04-24|accessdate=2008-05-14]

References

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External links

* [http://www.royalcaribbean.com Official site]
* [http://www.faktaomfartyg.se/royal_caribbean_cruise_line.htm RCI ship history at Fakta om Fartyg] sv icon


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