Transport • Cruises The 4 most common causes behind cruise disasters and what’s being done to stop them - Aug 07, 2012 8:21 pm Share Tweet Post Send Skift Take Waves, storms, fires, and crashes usually plague most nervous passengers’ minds and with good reason, but try to have a little faith – a trained staff is any ship’s best preventative measure. — Samantha Shankman The cruise industry has a remarkable safety record, but things sometimes do go wrong. Here, the four most common causes of accidents and mishaps over the past 20 years. Tags: accidents, cruise Share Tweet Post Send Interested in more stories like these? Sign up for the Skift Daily Newsletter. You will be a lot smarter about the future of travel — we guarantee it!