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Sample Sidebar Module

This is a sample module published to the sidebar_bottom position, using the -sidebar module class suffix. There is also a sidebar_top position below the search.

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Despite the luxurious splendour and opulence, most cruise ships do not have hospitals on board and are therefore not as equipped as might be expected

to deal with certain major medical emergencies. There are, of course, clinics and medical facilities. Most even have a morgue.

But whereas the medical capabilities are essentially geared to deal with issues such as an outbreak of stomach virus, most doctors on board do not have hospital emergency room qualifications, according to one lawyer who has led litigation against cruise lines. With ships carrying up to 6,000 passengers and crew in port, port managers, especially in smaller cruise destinations, should remain conscious of this reality. —

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Portside Caribbean

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To foster operational and financial efficiency and to enhance the level of service to the mutual benefit of
Caribbean Ports and their stakeholders, through the sharing of experience, training, information and ideas.