I can't imagine how anything like the Concordia incident could have happened on any American-run boat -- certainly not the ones I've worked on. The Captains are exceedingly careful and take no chances. Aboard North American passenger ships, officers are constantly monitoring the sonar and radar.
Dr. James L. Jones
Dr. James L. Jones practiced emergency medicine for more than 30 years. He currently serves as senior physician for a major cruise line in Miami, Florida and is the author of A Murder in West Covina, available at www.amazon.com.
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