Safety on board
It is our primary duty to guarantee the safety of the people on board, the ship and the environment. The safety standards of our ships are of high quality.
The personnel is trained on the safety procedures before they start their work. Additionally weekly exercises are organized on board of the ships. Our company has a close cooperation with maritime rescue authorities and with them several major international exercises take place on our ships. Members of the personnel have special training in fire protection first aid and handling the safety equipments.
Our ships as well as the safety and security procedures of the ships are regularly controlled and certified by the maritime authorities. Additionally internal auditing and controlling is carried out besides the regular maintenance.
During every departure, general overview about safety is given by the crew. More information about safety on board can be found in the cabins and information desk. Our personnel is assisting you in case of additional questions.
Regular exercises are carried out for our personnel how to rescue passengers in case there is threat or emergency situation. In case of an emergency situation 7 short and 1 long signals will be used. It notifies people of the need to go to the nearest assembly station. The maps about nearest assembly stations (or muster station) can be found in the cabins and corridors. Continuous information will be given through speakers. The personnel will give more instructions at the assembly station (or muster station).
The number of the safety equipment is always consistent with the maximum number of people on board. Life jackets for adults and children are available in the evacuation places with the instructions for the usage.
Measures against fire
All areas of our ships are equipped with smoke and / or heat detectors and sprinkler system. There are fire-proof doors between the sectors on the ship. The corridors are provided with the illuminating instructions for exiting. There are regular control rounds done by the trained personnel round 24 hours.
You can find information about safety and security in the cabins, corridors and at the information desk. During every departure a general safety announcement is made, which can be heard all over the ship. Our personnel is there for you to answer any questions about safety or security matters.