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Carnival Corporation’s CSMART Academy Named Center of Safety Excellence

Carnival Corporation & plc, the world’s largest leisure travel company, today announced that its Center for Simulator Maritime Training (CSMART) Academy has been recognized as the world’s first Center of Safety Excellence by DNV-GL, the world’s leading classification society and a recognized advisor for the maritime industry.

The award was presented today by Paal Johansen, global cruise ship director DNV GL – Maritime, at a ceremony at the CSMART Academy in Almere, the Netherlands, outside of Amsterdam. Accepting on behalf of the CSMART Academy were Vice Admiral Bill Burke (ret.), chief maritime officer for Carnival Corporation; David Christie, senior vice president of maritime quality assurance for Carnival Corporation; and Captain Hans Hederström, managing director of the CSMART Academy.

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