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International classification society RINA has certified MSC Cruises under its Best Management Scheme. The innovative goal-based scheme recognizes management excellence, setting standards which go beyond the requirements of statutory rules and codes such as ISM (International Safety Management), ISPS (International Ship and Port Facility Security) and MLC 2006 (Maritime Labour Convention).
The Best Management Scheme certification covers all aspects of managing a cruise line company with particular attention to safety operations and the training required to deal correctly with emergency situations.
MSC Cruises was assessed using a points-based system across all management areas and obtained the highest possible scores in the fields of safety, management and sustainability.
The objective of the scheme was to certify excellence in three specific areas. With regard to protection of the environment, particular attention was paid to sustainability and energy-saving initiatives. Human resources, meanwhile, encompassed recruitment and training …