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Safety on board

Pregnant women can go on a sea voyage up to 7 months into their pregnancy. It is compulsory to inform the Company at the time of booking. Pregnant women and people with medical conditions requiring special treatment are strongly encouraged to seek medical advice before travelling.

The Company accepts young children (under 4 years old) only if they are accompanied by a parent or a guardian over 18 years old: their tickets must be bought with their guardian’s tickets and they must be listed in the same booking file.

For safety reasons, the Company does not accept any child (from 4 to 13 years old) unless accompanied by a parent, guardian or adult. However, it is possible to let them travel on board provided that they are under the supervision of an adult of legal age and excluding PRM (Person with Reduced Mobility), for a maximum of 10 children per accompanying person.

All accompanying persons expressly agree to complete and sign a form at the time of booking, certifying that the provided information is accurate.

Please note that in the event of a false declaration, the customer may be refused boarding.

During the entire journey, children must remain under the supervision of the parent or accompanying adult.

Accompanying adults must travel in the same class as the accompanied children.

DANGEROUS GOODS PROHIBITED ON BOARD

For safety reasons, it is forbidden to transport any flammable, explosive, toxic or dangerous material, product or object (matches, powder, etc.) or any other prohibited material, product or object, whether it be for the transport of goods considered to be Cargo or in checked-in or hand luggage.

See terms and conditions.

Any person who fails to comply with this requirement will be charged a surcharge equal to twice the applicable cargo tariff. In the event of a false declaration on the nature of the product or the presence of hazardous materials in any of the Cargo or luggage, the customer is liable to legal action. The goods will be immediately confiscated and examined by the competent authority.

 

DANGEROUS GOODS AUTHORISED TO BE TRANSPORTED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE IMDG CODE

See terms and conditions.

Subject to prior notification to the company. Weapons may be transported subject to the following documents being provided: Certificate of possession of a weapon with a copy of an identity document proving its ownership as well as the hunting licence for the current year. Weapons must be unloaded and decocked. The weapon and ammunition are collected by the company before boarding. During the crossing, weapons and ammunition are stored on board the ship in a special locked room. Weapons and ammunition are returned to the owner following disembarkation. A maximum of 200 cartridges classified as UN0012 and UN 0014 of Class 1.4S are authorised to be transported per passenger. The Cartridges must be stored in their original boxes. These cartridges must not include ammunition containing explosive or incendiary projectiles. The transport of oxygen cylinders for medical use is permitted with a prescription from a doctor. Passengers are allowed to carry gas cartridges limited to a maximum of two 450g cartridges. Passengers are allowed to carry common hygiene products in their luggage. The total net quantity of any flammable products must not exceed 2kg or 2L (example: 4 x 500ml aerosols). This includes products such as hairspray, perfumes and colognes, nail sprays/varnishes, etc.

If there is any doubt as to whether a product is dangerous or not and whether it is allowed on board, the passenger must check this when making the reservation and report it to an agent of the company when checking in.

Luggage checks and security searches may be carried out by authorised airline staff with the express consent of the passenger. If an objection is made, the company may refuse access to the ship.

Any passenger who takes on board or places in their luggage or cargo any prohibited dangerous material, or material that does not comply with customs or police laws and regulations, will be liable to the Company for any damage and expenses that may result from taking them on board notwithstanding the penalties laid down by the applicable laws.

In the event of a false declaration on the nature of the product or the presence of hazardous materials in any of the Cargo or luggage, the customer is liable to legal action. The goods will be immediately confiscated and examined by the competent authority.

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