Passenger Contract - Conditions 

EUROPE
UNITED STATES
 
EUROPE-PASSENGER CONTRACT-CONDITIONS

PASSENGER TICKET AND CONTRACT
ROYAL Olympia CRUISES LTD. - Managers and Operators
Akti Miaouli 87, 18538 Piraeus, Greece - Telephone: 429 10 00


GENERAL CONDITIONS

THE CONTRACT AND ITS CONDITIONS ARE STIPULATED IN THIS TICKET AND SET FORTH IN PART A AND PART B. THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS MUST BE CAREFULLY READ BY THE PASSENGER, AS PASSENGER EXPRESSLY AGREES THAT THIS TICKET WILL GOVERN THE RELATIONS BETWEEN PASSENGER AND CARRIER - MASTER - VESSEL - OWNER - OFFICER - CREW - AGENT ETC. ROYAL Olympia CRUISES IS NOT, REPEAT NOT, THE OWNING COMPANY.
THE PASSENGER, BY ACCEPTING OR USING THIS PASSAGE CONTRACT (HEREINAFTER REFERRED TO AS THE 'CONTRACT') AND THE CARRIER, BY USING IT, MUTUALLY AGREE THAT THE CARRIER WILL PROVIDE THE PASSENGER WITH TRANSPORTATION AS SPECIFIED HEREIN, SUBJECT TO THE TERMS AS PER TICKET AND CONDITIONS APPEARING HEREIN. THE PRINTED TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THIS CONTRACT MAY NO BE MODIFIED, ADDED TO OR WAIVED IN ANY RESPECT EXCEPT IN WRITING DULY SIGNED BY THE VESSEL'S MASTER OR AN EXECUTIVE OFFICIAL OF THE CARRIER AGAINST WHOM THE MODIFICATION IS ASSERTED.

PART A - CONDITIONS OF CARRIAGE CONTRACT

 

1) This contract is between the Passenger and the Carrier (which term signifies the Owner or demise Charterer of the ship designated to such transportation) and shall be governed by these Conditions.

2) The Passenger directly or anyone booking on his behalf authorises the agent through whom he books, to make a reservation with such carrier, owner, or charterer of the vessel from the owners, as the case may be, to undertake the carriage. No contract shall exist until the ticket has been issued by or on behalf of the Carrier on payment of the fare in full. If the charterer boards a Passenger without ticket he will be solely responsible towards the Passenger. If the Passenger neglects to obtain a ticket he will be solely responsible for the action. Terms and conditions are available and provided to the Passenger.

3) The responsibility, if any, of the Carrier shall be limited to that only period while the Passenger and his baggage are on board the ship which term signifies the ship named in this ticket, or any other ship substituted for it by the Carrier, as he is entitled to do without notice. All other transportation (including transportation by tender to or from the ship) services of facilities whatsoever (including trips ashore, accommodation, entertainment), even if organised by the Carrier, either onboard or ashore shall be at the risk of the Passenger, all persons providing such services being the agent or servant of the Passenger.

4) This ticket is valid only for the particular ship, voyage and date shown therein. This ticket is not transferable. Open return tickets shall not be valid for passage after the completion of six months. Cancellation fees will be applied up to and including 15 days before the sailing - 10%. After, the Carrier has the right to claim the whole passage fare if the accommodation released is not sold. In this case there will be a refund after ship's sailing. In all cases, a 10% cancellation fee will be retained.

5) Animals if allowed on board travel at the sole risk of the Passenger. It is the Passenger's own responsibility to satisfy requirements of immigration officers and other authorities. For any extra services rendered to the Passenger, the Carrier is entitled to claim compensation. If the Passenger interrupts his voyage without the Carrier's consent, he does so at his own risk and no refund is due. Taxes and other similar charges shall be borne by the Passenger. If incurred by the Carrier, he will be entitled to recover them.

6) Each Passenger is permitted free of charge, a maximum quantity of 80 kilos personal effects. The Carrier does not undertake any liability for the loss or damage to documents, manuscripts, money, gold, silver, jewellery, works of art, other valuables, or personally valuable articles. Precious articles may be lodged with the Master against receipt and payment of an insurance premium, plus 1% charge of the value. The liability of the Carrier shall not exceed the true value of the article. The Carrier reserves the right to refuse to receive the above mentioned money or articles, if they exceed the sum of 60.000 Drs.

7) Passengers are prohibited from bringing on board dangerous goods or articles such as guns, bows and arrows, knives, explosives, fireworks, etc. Passengers are also prohibited from bringing on board any contra- band substances such as marijuana, cocaine, hashish or heroin. Any Passenger found in possession of any of these articles or substances will be, at the Master's discretion, taken into custody on board ship and then set ashore in the next port of call, at the Passenger's own expense, with no refund being given for the remainder of the cruise fare.

8) The Passenger is not entitled to receive any general average contribution for his baggage or other articles taken with him on the vessel. The Passenger must hold adequate travel insurance at the time of departure to cover the entire period of the holiday. Such insurance may be arranged through the Company, or the Passenger may arrange alternative insurance independently.

9) Passengers using the services of the ship's Physician, Barber, Hair- dresser, Manicurist, or other personal services (if any such are provided on board), receiving medical or other supplies connected with these services, or using athletic or recreational equipment, do so at their own risk and expense, without any responsibility of the Carrier.

10) The Carrier may, at any time and place and without any notice whether before or after embarkation and whether conditions in the judgement of the Carrier or the Master make it advisable cancel or abandon the voyage, change the time of sailing or arrival of the ship, withdraw the ship from service, substitute another ship, discontinue service between any ports, deviate the ship from the scheduled or customary route. In doing so, the Carrier shall not be Liable to the Passenger for any loss, damage, or expense whatsoever caused thereby. The Carrier may, at its own option, tranship and forward the Passenger and/or his property at Passenger's risk to or towards any destination to any other ship or means of transportation, clause 4 hereof applying hereto. The Carrier does not guarantee the time of sailing from or arrival at any Port without any liability of the Carrier to the Passenger. The ship may proceed without pilots, tow or be towed, assist other ships in all situations, deviate adjust compasses, go to repair yard drydock, remain in port, lie on bottom or aground berth, make trial trips or tests, take fuel or stores at any place, carry live stock, explosives or dangerous or obnoxious articles or contrabands, omit observance of practice, rules and regulations as to navigation or otherwise applicable in times of place, sail with or without lights, armed or unarmed, with or without convoy, the enumeration of all above rights and liberties being indicative and not restrictive.

lla) The price of the holiday shall be subject to surcharges only in the event of variations in:
i. transportation costs, including fuel prices:
ii. landing, embarkation or disembarkation taxes or fees at airports and seaports: and
iii. currency exchange rates.
The Company shall not, however, increase the price of the holiday within 20 days of the departure date.
b) If the price of the holiday increases by more than 10% for any of the reasons set out in paragraph 11 (a) above, the Passenger will be entitled, if he so wishes, to cancel the cruise. In which case, the Company will refund in full money paid by the Passenger, less any insurance premiums and any amendment charges, provided that the Passenger gives written notice to the Company exercising the right to cancel within 14 days of being notified of the increase in price.
c) All charges for goods and services provided during the cruise which are not included in the price of the holiday, including, without limitation, any charges for medical treatment or medication, must be settled before the passenger leaves the ship. Any port, airport charges and taxes which are not included in the price of the holiday are extra and must be paid by the Passenger. The Passenger agrees, without prejudice to any lien the Company may have, that the Company may detain any luggage or goods in the possession of the Passenger until all such charges have been paid.

12) The Carrier shall not be liable to the Passenger in any capacity for any claim arising from injury, death or delay of any Passenger, or for loss, damage or delay to any Passenger's baggage or other property, howsoever occurring, whether on board or elsewhere, or for nonperformance of any term of this Contract, or for any other claim whatsoever resulting from an act of God, force majeure, accidental events or events which are beyond the Carrier's control, public enemies, arrests restraint or interference of Princes, rulers, usurpers of people, legal processes, actual or threatened war, warlike operations or hostilities (including armed intervention, operations or demonstrations), blockade, interdict, riots, rebellions, civil commotion, strikes, stoppage of labour, lockouts, labour disputes or disturbances, quarantine, epidemics, piracy, barratry of the Master or crew or other servants of the Carrier, theft, (including such committed by members of the crew or other servants of the Carrier), fire explosion, collision, stranding perils of the seas, rivers or navigation, earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, falls of earth, tidal waves, error in navigation or in the management of the ship, breakdown of or accidents to or from machinery, boilers or steam, propellers, rudder or equipment, latent defects, leakage of the ship or containers, moisture, heat, frost, fumigation, disinfecting, vermin or from unseaworthiness of the vessel (provided due diligence has been exercised at the beginning of the voyage to make the vessel seaworthy), even though existing at the beginning, or at any stage of the voyage, or from any cause whatsoever, in all circumstances when it may be possible to contract against the con- sequence of negligence, the Carrier although negligent shall not be under any liability, the burden of proving negligence shall be on the party, asserting it.
In NO event shall the Carrier be liable for more than the damage actually sustained and he will have the option of replacing any lost articles or damaged articles.

13) The Carrier (which term shall for the purpose of this clause include the shipowners, the line, charterers, managers, operators and the ship) shall not be responsible for any injury, loss or claims arising out of acts of omission, neglect or default of the Master, officers, engineers, pilots, crew, stevedores, or other servants. Agents of the Carrier, whether in relation to the navigation, management, loading or discharging of cargo or baggage, embarking or disembarking Passengers or otherwise. All cars or vehicles, due to the peculiarity of the cargo are carried at shippers risk. Neither the Carrier nor the ship are liable for any luggage left in the Passenger's vehicles nor for hand luggage stored in the ship's special store rooms as well as for articles put in the safe accessible to the Passengers during carriage. The Carrier is also not responsible during the embarking/disembarking and transportation of the cars in and out of the ship. in the event that the ship or Carrier are found liable for loss or damage suffered by the Passenger's registered luggage, other articles, cars, or any type of vehicle the liability of the Carrier will in no case exceed an amount of 8.000 Greek Drs, per package or unit.
By accepting or receiving this ticket, each Passenger agrees, without prejudice, to its other provisions and both on his or her behalf and on behalf of any person or child travelling with him or her or in his or her care that all rights - exceptions from liability, defences and immunities of whatsoever nature referred to in this applicable to the Carrier shall in all respects inure also for the benefit of any servants or agents of the carrier, or cooperating person or Company be under any liability to any such Passenger or to any such person or child greater than or different from that of the Carrier.

14) In the event of the death or personal injury of the Passenger, or of any claim whatsoever other than claims relating to baggage or other personal prop" of the Passenger, due to causes for which the Carrier may be held personally liable, neither the Carrier's nor the ship's maximum liability shall in any case exceed the amount of 150.000 Drs. The foregoing limitation shall apply to every form of liability, statutory or otherwise and whether occurring in favour of the Passenger or of his personal or legal representatives, heirs, dependents, next of kin or others. Non- registered luggage must be under Passenger's personal supervision during loading, transhipment and discharging operations, and the Carrier will not accept any liability for loss, theft or damage resulting from such operations.
Carrier bears no responsibility whatsoever in respect of loss or damage to luggage or other effects which remain in Passenger's custody during the voyage. It is agreed that the value of the baggage and effect of any Passenger paying full adult fare does not exceed a total value of three thousand drachmas (Drs 3.000). In the event of any claim of the Passenger, including his personal or legal representatives, heirs, dependents, next of kin or others, against the Carrier for, or in connection with, the property or person of the Passenger, the Carrier shall to the extent of such liability, have the full benefit of any insurance that may have been effected in favour of the Passenger or any other of the said persons.
The Carrier shall be entitled to all limitations of and exemptions from liability as provided in or authorised by the laws of the country in which the ship is registered, also to those accorded to the Owners or demise Charterers, or Operators by the laws in force at the relevant time in any country whose laws shall be applicable.

15) The Passenger shall be liable and undertakes to indemnify the Carrier, the Master, Officers, Engineers, Pilots, Crew, stevedores, and other servants or Agents of the Carrier, for damage to the ship, its lifting and appurtenances, damage to or loss of any other damage or loss sustained or expense incurred by any of the aforementioned persons (including liabilities incurred or damages payable by any of them to third parties) if the damage, loss, expense, death or personal injury are the result of noncompliance of the Passenger, or of a child or any other per- son in the Passenger's care with the terms and provisions as stated or implied in this ticket or are the result of any willfully negligent act or omission of the Passenger or child or other person or animal in his care. The Passenger always travels at his own risk and expense. All baggage, cars or shipped goods are carried at Passenger's or shippers risk, the Carrier in no event being liable.

16) The Carrier shall have a lien on the baggage, money (including the fare) and any other property accompanying the Passenger for all claims whatsoever he may have against the Passenger under this Contract or in connection with it, and may enforce this lien by public or private sale in any manner and without notice.
The terms of this ticket shall be separable. If any part or any term of this ticket is invalid or not enforceable in whole or in part, that circumstance shall not affect the validity of any other part or term hereof.

17) The rates of fares shown on the ticket are subject to adjustment to the current scale of fares of the Carrier prevailing at the time of embarkation plus fuel surcharge.

18) The Carrier is in no way responsible for shore excursion visits to various sites either by tender, launch, bus, car, aircraft, railway, donkeys or by any other means of transportation, or without transportation to any place. It should be clearly understood that Royal Olympia Cruises does not undertake any responsibility or liability whatsoever for the organisation or operation etc, of such excursion, which can include lunch and dinner ashore, participation in sports events, visits to theatres, cinemas, lectures etc, and will not be liable in any way, in case of injury, loss, theft, illness, death or the lack of organisation or delays, etc, which might occur during the excursion. The Passenger taking such an excursion does so at his own risk and any complaint that he might have should be addressed to the local persons who provide the excursion service. The Passenger undertakes to indemnify Royal Olympia Cruises for any dam- age which Royal Olympia Cruises or its representatives might sustain arising from the excursion arrangements made on behalf of the Passenger and for the damages the excursion operator might sustain from the Passenger. Children must always be in the custody of an adult appointed by their parent or by their legal guardian. In the case that the minor will travel alone he must be entrusted to the Master of the vessel.

19) Jurisdiction. All claims and disputes under this ticket shall be decided exclusively by the Piraeus Courts according to Greek Law and particularly to the provisions of the Greek Private Maritime Code with respect to contracts for the carriage of Passengers and to the exclusion of the law or Courts of any other country.

20) The Passenger accepts hereby all conditions of carriage as well as Rules and Regulations.

21a) The Carrier accepts no responsibility for disease contracted on board, whether same be contagious or due to epidemic or otherwise.

b) The Carrier shall be entitled to ail limitations or exemption from liability provided by Statutes of the United States and amendments thereto. The Carrier shall also be entitled to all limitations of or exemption from liability including those accorded to the owners or chartered owners of vessels or to Carriers by any statute or rule of law for the time being in force in the United States or any other country or place whose laws shall be applicable. This passage contract shall not be deemed to be or give rise to a personal contract of the Carrier. Nothing in this passage contract, expressed or implied, shall be deemed to waive or operate to deprive the Carrier or lessen the benefits of any such limitations or exemptions.
c) Every responsibility of the Carrier hereunder shall be limited to that period only whilst the Passenger and his baggage and other property are being transported by the Carrier's own Line to a port as the Vessel may safely get. All other transportation or service (including railroad, automobile, air or other shore transportation, transportation by tender or vessel not belonging to or operated by the Carrier, shore excursions, shore hotel or restaurant accommodations and services) shall be at the risk of the Passenger and the Carrier shall be under no responsibility in connection therewith and any money received by the Carrier or by any of its employees in respect of any such transportation or services is received only as the Passenger's agent to pay the same over to those furnishing such transportation or service. The Carrier does not undertake the Passenger or his baggage between the anchorage and landing in cases where landing is not made by the Vessel and such transportation shall be paid for by the Passenger.
d) If the Vessel provides Physician, Barber, Hairdresser, Manicurist, or other personal service personnel, this is done solely for the convenience of Passengers and any such person in dealing with a Passenger shall not be considered in any respect as the servant or agent of the Carrier and the Carrier shall not be liable for any act or omission of such person or of those under his or her orders, or assisting him or her with respect to treatment, advice care or service of any kind given to any Passenger. The surgeon, physician, barber, hairdresser or manicurist or other person- al service personnel shall be entitled to make a proper charge subject to the approval of the Master for any service performed with respect to a Passenger and the Carrier shall not be concerned otherwise in any way whatsoever in any such arrangement. The Carrier shall not be under any obligation to provide the Passenger with facilities for medical treatment or care in any case until the Master has received notice from the Passenger, which shall be in writing if possible, that medical treatment or care is required and the Carrier shall have had an opportunity to provide such facilities.
e) Any Passenger visiting or using any athletic or recreational apparatus, equipment or space, does so at his own risk of injury, damage or loss to person or property.
f) Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained herein, in the event of any claim for loss of life or bodily injury or any claim arising thereby, or of any other claim whatsoever except as to those matters covered in Article 11 hereof, arising from any clause whatsoever for which the Company may be liable, the damages recoverable by the passenger or his or her surviving spouse or anyone, claiming any right of recovery either directly or indirectly or by or on behalf of another, shall not exceed $5.000.000 provided however, that in no event shall the recovery exceed the actual amount of damages sustained. Dollars in this contract refer to currency of the United States of America. By accepting or receiving this passenger ticket each Passenger agrees without prejudice to its other provisions and both on his or her behalf and on behalf of any person or child travelling with him or her or in his or her care that all rights, exemptions from liability, defences and immunities of whatsoever nature referred to in this ticket applicable to the Company (which term shall, for the purpose of this clause, include the Shipowners, the Line, Charterers, Managers, Operators and the Ship, as the case may be) shall in all respects ensure also for the benefit of any servants or agents of the Company, acting in the course of or in connection with their employment so that in no circumstances shall any servant or agent as the result of so acting be under any liability to any such Passenger or to any such per- son or child greater than or different from that of the Company. For the purpose of the agreement contained in this clause, the Company is or shall be deemed to be acting on behalf and for the benefit of all persons who are or may be its servants or agents from time to time, and all such persons shall to this extent be or be deemed to be parties to the con- tract contained or evidenced in this ticket.

22) Notwithstanding anything to the contrary herein, any action against the Carrier must be brought only before the courts of Athens, Greece to the jurisdiction of which the Passenger submits himself formally excluding the jurisdiction of all and other court or courts of any other country or countries which court or courts otherwise would have been competent to deal with such action.
The Carrier shall not be liable for any claim whatsoever of the passenger or his or her surviving spouse, executors, administrator, legal representatives, heirs, assigns next of kin, dependents or personal representatives and howsoever and wheresoever occurring unless written notice thereof with full particulars shall be lodged with the Carrier or its agents as follows:
a) Within six (6) months from the day when death or injury occurred in respect of any claims for loss of life or bodily injury in any case where Section 4282 A of the Revised Statutes of the United States shall apply.
b) Within two (2) months after the death of the Passenger when occur- ring before landing or when occurring within fifteen (15) days after landing or the abandonment or breaking up the voyage in respect of any claim for loss of life, except where said Section 4282 A shall apply.
c) Within fifteen (15) days after the Passenger has disembarked or the voyage is abandoned or broken up, in respect of any claim whatsoever unless such claim is included within subparagraphs (a) and (b) of this Article, suit to recover on any claim shall not be maintainable unless commenced and process served as follows:
(1) Within one (1) year from date when the death or injury occurred in respect of any claim for loss of life or bodily injury in any case where said Section 4282 A shall apply.
(2) Within six (6) months after the Passenger has disembarked from the vessel or the voyage shall be abandoned or broken up after the death of the Passenger when occurring before landing whichever may be the case in respect of any claim whatsoever unless such claim is included within category (1) just mentioned. Action or negotiations by the Carrier or its agents or attorneys shall not be deemed a waiver of the provisions of this Article whether such actions or negotiations are before or after the time limitations herein set forth, nor shall any express waiver of such time limitations be effective unless made in writing by a duly authorised officer or director of the Carrier.

23) The Carrier may, with or without notice, and before, at, or after the commencement of the voyage, abandon or cancel the voyage delay or advance the scheduled time of sailing or arrival, withdraw the Vessel from service, discontinue service between any ports, omit or change any port or ports of call, deviate from the scheduled voyage, change accommodations or substitute another vessel, or request the Passenger to leave the Vessel temporarily. In any such event, and whether before or after embarking, the Carrier shall not be liable to the Passenger for any expenses incurred by the Passenger thereby for hotel or board bills, travelling expenses or any other expense or for loss or damage or otherwise thereby, directly or indirectly Carrier may at its option, arrange for equivalent transportation by another Carrier and/or other means of transportation at the sole risk of the Passenger and such carriage shall be under and subject to the passage contract of such substituted Carrier. In the event accommodations are changed as provided in this Article, Passengers will pay or receive, as the case may be, the difference in rate, if any, between the accommodations originally reserved or assigned and the substitute accommodations furnished to the Passenger.

24) The terms of this passage contract shall be separable and the illegality or invalidity of any article, paragraph, clause or provision of this passage contract in whole or in part shall not affect or invalidate any other article, paragraph, clause or provision of this passage contract in whole or in part.

25) THE PASSENGER AND IF ANOTHER, THE PURCHASER HEREOF COVENANT AND WARRANT THAT HE OR THEY ARE DULY AUTHO- RISED ON BEHALF OF ALL OF THE PASSENGERS NAMED HEREIN TO AGREE TO AND ARE BOUND BY ALL OF THE STIPULATIONS, TERMS, CONDITIONS, EXEMPTIONS AND EXCEPTIONS HEREIN CONTAINED IN EVERY CONTINGENCY WHATSOEVER AND WHERESOEVER OCCUR- RING AND EVEN IN THE EVENT OF OR DURING DEVIATION OR UNSEAWORTHINESS OF THE VESSEL AT THE INCEPTION OF THE VOYAGE OR SUBSEQUENTLY.
The Passenger admits having read this passage contract and agrees, that its provisions constitute the complete agreement between the carrier and said Passenger.
The Passenger and, if another, the purchaser further warrants that he knows the name of the owner and/or demise charterer of the Vessel and waives disclosure of the name of the owner or of the demise charterer.

PART B - CONDITIONS OF CARRIAGE CONTRACT


1) It is agreed that the vessel, its Master, crew and any servant or Agent of the Carrier (including medical staff) any charterer of the vessel and any substitute vessel, its Master and crew have the benefit of all rights and exemptions in these conditions and it is agreed that the Carrier enters into contract as their Agent.

2) The ticket is only valid for the particular ship, (the owning Company of the ship), voyage and date shown therein is not transferable. An open return ticket shall not be valid for the return voyage unless the same is commenced before the expiry of six months from the date of the original sailing.

3) No cancellation by individual Passenger will be of any effect unless it is in writing. Provided that same is received by the Carrier more than 30 (thirty) days before sailing date the Passenger will only be liable for 10 percent of the fare or:

60 - 45 days before sailing [ 5% of full fare]
29 - 15 days before sailing [25% of full fare]
14 - 1 days before sailing [50% of full fare]

and the Carrier will refund the difference. Thereafter the Passenger will be liable for the full fare and no refund will be made unless the carrier is able to resell the accommodation in which event the Passenger shall only be liable for 10 percent. No refund of any kind will be made if notice of cancellation is received by the Carrier after departure of the vessel in which event the Passenger shall be liable for the full fare. The above does not concern group cancellations where full refund is due irrespective of date of cancellation. Other than when electing to cancel as provided above, if the Passenger does not make use of or only party uses the holiday and/or services booked, he shall not be entitled to any refund.

4) The Passenger is not entitled without the consent in writing of the Carrier to interrupt his voyage and will receive no refund in the event of doing so.

5) Every reasonable effort will be made to adhere to the advertised route and timetable but the carrier may at any time whether before or after embarkation and whenever conditions in the judgement of the Carrier or the Master make it advisable, cancel or abandon the voyage, change the time of sailing or arrival of the ship, withdraw the ship from service, substitute another ship, discontinue service between any ports or deviate the ship from the scheduled or customary route any liability to the Passenger save as hereinafter appears in condition 6. In this event the Carrier will give such notice to the Passenger as he reasonably can by direct communication or public announcement in the press or otherwise, but failure to do so will not invalidate the effect of this condition.

6) If, before the start of the voyage, the Carrier cancels or abandons the voyage or changes the route so as not to call at the Passenger's port of destination the Carrier shall refund the full fare paid or such part of it as has been paid by the Passenger. If the same occurs after the voyage has started the Carrier may in its absolute discretion either 1) refund that part of the fare attributable to the part of the voyage that has not been performed or, 2) transfer at its own expense the Passenger to any other vessel or any other means of transport bound for the Passenger's destination or to the Passenger another port of call.

7) The Carrier has the right to charge the fare in force on the date of sailing and where this is greater than that shown on the ticket the difference must be paid before the Passenger embarks. For the avoidance of doubt the fare payable in the case of a return booking shall be that in force on date of sailing of the return voyage.

8) Every Passenger is allowed, free of charge, a maximum weight of 80 kilos personal effects and the appropriate charge must be paid in respect of any additional weight. Passengers are entitled to receive any general average contribution for their luggage or other articles taken with them on the vessel.

9 a) Persons with physical or mental disabilities or other handicaps requiring special treatment or assistance must advise the Company in writing at 87, Akti Miaouii, Piraeus 185 38, Greece, of the nature of such condition at the time of requesting a reservation. Such persons will be accepted only if they are to be accompanied by a competent attendant who accepts full responsibility for caring for him and provided that they will not require any additional assistance from the Company or from any Supplier. The Company reserves the right to refuse passage to any Passenger (i) who fails to give written notice of the disability or (ii) who in the opinion of the Company is either unfit to travel or whose condition is likely to constitute a danger to himself or to others.
b) If it appears to the Company that a passenger is for any reason unfit to travel or likely to endanger his health or endanger the health or safety or impair the comfort of others or to render the Company or any other person liable for his maintenance, support or repatriation, the company or any such other person shall be entitled at any time to refuse to allow the Passenger to embark or to arrange for the Passenger to be repatriated to his country of residence at the Passenger's expense or to transfer him to another room or cabin on board the ship or to confine him to a room or cabin on board the ship or through the ship's doctor and/or his staff to administer any drug, medicine or substance or to admit and/or confine the Passenger to a hospital or any similar institution at any port provided that the ship's doctor considers that any such stop is necessary.
c) Any expenses incurred reasonably by the Company on behalf of a Passenger including, without limitation, any expenses in connection with medical or other treatment or transportation and/or repatriation expenses shall be payable by the Passenger on demand.

10) The Passenger must be in possession of a valid passport or travel documents, visas and health certificates which may be required by any country to be visited during a cruise. The Passenger agrees to indemnify the Company for any cost or expense (including fines) incurred as a result of the Passenger's failure to comply with this condition.

11) Any port charges or other taxes or similar charges not included in the fare shall be paid by the Passenger who will indemnify the carrier in the event of its incurring the same.

12) All accounts for services and goods which are not covered by the fare must be settled in cash before the Passenger leaves the vessel and the Carrier shall have a lien on the baggage, money and other property accompanying the Passenger in respect on any such claim or any other claim arising under the contract. The Carrier may enforce this lien by public or private sale in any manner and without notice and without prejudice thereto may prevent any luggage or goods belonging to or travelling with the Passenger from leaving the vessel until all money owed to the Carrier has been paid.

13) If, in the judgement of the carrier and/or the Master of the vessel a Passenger is for any reason whatsoever, unfit to travel or likely to endanger the health or safety or impair the comfort of others on board or likely to be refused permission to land at his port or destination or to render the carrier and the Master shall at any time be entitled:
A) To refuse to embark or disembark the Passenger at any particular port.
B) To disembark him at any port.
C) To transfer him from one berth to another.
D) To confine him to a cabin or to the ship's hospital,
and if they so act neither the Carrier nor the Master shall be liable for any damage, loss or expense occasioned to the Passenger howsoever caused nor the Carrier be liable to make any refund of the fare or any part thereof.

14) The Carrier reserves the right to refuse to allow animals on board, but if permission is granted the Carrier shall not be liable in respect of the injury, disease damage to or loss of any animal howsoever cause. It is the Passenger's own responsibility to satisfy the requirements of immigration and other authorities. The passenger shall not in any event bring on board any goods, articles or creatures of a dangerous nature. Breach of the condition may make the Passenger liable to statutory penalties but the Passenger will in any event be liable to indemnify the Carrier in respect of any loss or damage sustained by them howsoever caused including claims by third parties.

15) The Passenger undertakes to indemnify the Carrier in respect of any damage to the ship or its appurtenances caused by the Passenger or any child under his control and shall indemnify the Carrier in respect of any liability which may attach to the Carrier arising through death of or personal injury to or loss of or damage to property of others and caused by the negligence of the Passenger or the breach by him of any of these conditions.

16) The Carrier shall not be liable in respect of:
1. The death, injury or sickness of any Passenger or the loss of or damage to the luggage or goods belonging to or travelling with the Passenger.
2. The loss of or damage to any valuables or other articles specified in articles 5 of the Athens convention, howsoever caused, unless the same have been deposited with the Carrier for the agreed purpose of safe-keeping in which case the Carrier shall only be liable up to the limits provided in articles 8 (3) of he Athens convention.
3. Any consequential or other loss or damage, detention delay (including delay in departure or arrival of the vessel) or overcarriage, howsoever caused.
4. In any case the Carrier shall always be able to limit liabilities according to amounts contained in the Athens convention relating to the carriage of Passengers and their luggage at sea 1974.

17) In making arrangements for carriage by air, hotel accommodation, tours, shore excursions, transportation, conveyance, meals or otherwise the carrier is acting only as the Agent of the Passenger and does so on the express condition that no liability of any kind in respect of any injury, loss or damage howsoever caused shall attach to the Carrier in connection with the said or any similar arrangements. Any complaint or claim should be directed by the passenger to the party providing the service. See also Part A of conditions of carriage contract.

18) The carrier shall not in any event be liable in respect of any loss of or damage to luggage or any other property left by the Passenger in any vehicle on board.

19) It is agreed that the Carrier shall not be liable in respect of any negligence, act of default of stevedores, shore transport crew or any other persons or parties concerned in loading or unloading, transporting Passengers or any other process incidental to the voyage unless they are in direct employ to the carrier and it is agreed that for the purpose of contract they are not otherwise the servants or Agents of the carrier.

20) All actions, claims disputes and proceedings shall be tried exclusively by the Piraeus courts according to Greek law and in particular to the provisions of the Greek private maritime code with respect to contracts for the carriage of Passengers and to the exclusion of the law or courts of any other country.

21) Any action for damage arising out of the death of or personal injury to a Passenger or for the loss or damage to luggage shall be time barred after a period of two years in accordance with the provision of article 16 of the Athens convention.

22) Any damages otherwise payable by the carrier up to the said Athens convention limits shall be reduced in proportion to any contributory negligence by the Passenger and by the maximum deductible specified in article 8 (4) the convention.

 
UNITED STATES - PASSENGER CONTRACT-CONDITIONS

PASSENGER TICKET AND CONTRACT
ROYAL Olympia CRUISES LTD. - Managers and Operators
Akti Miaouli 87, 18538 Piraeus, Greece - Telephone: 429 10 00

Important Notice- Read before accepting--- Please read carefully the entire terms of this ticket, begininning below. All these terms are an integral part of the contract between the passengers and the Carrier. In accepting this contract, you agree to the terms. Attention is particularly drawn to the Carrier's right of exemption and limitation set forth in Clauses 11 and 12.


GENERAL CONDITIONS

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

NOTICE. The Passengerís attention is particularly directed to the terms and limitations of this contract.

1) a) Except when inconsistent with the context hereof, the word <<Vessel>> shall include the vessel named in this passage contract, any substituted vessel, any tender or craft owned or operated by the Carrier and used to embark or disembark passengers and/or baggage and any vessel or craft or other means of conveyance whatsoever owned, chartered operated or controlled by the <<Carrier>> shall, except in the provision against waiver of the terms hereof, include the vessel as defined herein, her owner, demise charterer and operator, and also any time charterer or person to the extent bound by this passage contract to the Passenger, whether acting as Carrier or bailee: and the Master, Officers and Crew of the carrying vessel; the word <<baggage>> shall include all kinds of personal effects and property whatsoever of the Passengers whether or not re and such as are ordinarily or usually carried by the Passengers of like station making like journeys and whether taken on board before or during the voyage, but shall not include any articles such as described in Clause 10 (b)c and 11 (c) hereof the word <<Passenger>> shall include all the persons who use or are mentioned in the passage contract and their surviving spouse, executors, administrators, legal representatives, heirs, assigns, next of kin, dependents and personal representatives masculine pronoun including the feminine gender whenever applicable; the word <<charges>> shall include all fare, other expenses, costs, indemnities , damages and money obligation, whatsoever payable by or chargeable to or for the account of passenger or on baggage, regardless of whether sustained incurred or paid by the Carrier in the first instance;the word <<loss>> or <<damage>> shall include death, injury and delay of the Passenger, loss, damage and delay of the baggage and any loss or damage whatsoever sustained or claimed by the Passenger, his or her surviving spouse, executors, administrators, legal representatives, heirs, assigns, next of kin, dependents and personal representatives; the word <<forwarding>> or <<return>> or other substituted transportation may include at Carrier's option transportation by rail, water, land or air or by two or more of such means and whether operated by the Carrier or by others or operated under another flag, and the words <<government>> and <<authorities>> shall include the United Nations and any similar international organization, and also persons having or exercising power, control or other functions of a governmental or military nature whether in the name of a sovereign state or of a political subdivision thereof, whether de jure or de facto.

(b) This passage contract provides for transportation on the Vessel named above or on a substituted vessel, the name and the owner or chartered owner of which shall be designated hereon when presented by the Passenger at or prior the embarkation ROYAL OLYMPIA CRUISES LTD. - MANAGERS AND OPERATORS assumes responsibility only for such stage or stages of such transportation as shall be performed by it as Carrier on a vessel owned or chartered by demise to or operated by such Carrier. If the Vessel or any substituted Vessel is not owned by or chartered by demise to ROYAL OLYMPIA CRUISES LTD.'- MANAGERS AND OPERATORS, this passage contract shall take effect as a contract with the owner or demise charterer thereof if other than ROYAL OLYMPIA CRUISES LTD. - MANAGERS AND OPERATORS as the case may be, as principal, made through the agency of ROYAL OLYMPIA CRUISES LTD. - MANAGERS AND OPERATORS, which acts as agent only and shall be under no personal liability whatsoever in respect thereof.

(c) If it shall be adjudged that any person or corporation other than the Owner or the demise charterer or the operator is liable to the Passenger,then all limitations of and exoneration from liability provided by law to vessel owners and or by the terms hereof shall be available to such person or corporation.

2) This passage contract is not transferable. The Passenger shall not be entitled to transportation except on production and surrender of this passage contract or in case of its loss or theft, upon furnishing indemnity satisfactory to the Carrier against use or presentation of the lost or stolen passage contract. Passage money shall be deemed earned at the time of embarkation and the Carrier may retain it under all circumstances and in every possible happening or contingency. If there be an interruption, frustration or abandonment of the voyage at the port of embarkation or elsewhere, any forwarding or return of the Passenger and/or baggage, whether or not arranged or assisted by the Carrier, shall be at the sole risk and expense of the Passenger and/or baggage and the Carrier shall be deemed the agent of the Passenger for such purpose and the Carrier shall be entitled to reasonable extra compensation for such service above the passage money and any expense incurred by the Carrier shall be deemed a lien against the baggage. If this passage contract is not used for the vessel and on the voyage named on the face hereof or is lost, stolen or mislaid. lt shall be void, and the passage money shall be deemed earned and shall be retained by the Carrier in such event, except at the sole option of the Carrier, Carrier may make refund to the extent the accommodation may be disposed of to another, less all charges and expenses incurred by the Carrier. Any refunds or payments for which the Carrier may be liable for unused transportation; deposit for <<on board>> money, provisional or prepaid passage contracts or otherwise, to whomsoever paid and whether before or after the contract voyage, shall be made by the Carrier only in the currency of the country in which this passage contract was purchased, provided, however, that the Carrier, at its sole option, may make payment of the refund in the currency of any other country at the rate of exchange prevailing at the time payment is made. All charges involving payment of money shall be due and payable day by day immediately when they are incurred. The Passenger will pay all such charges in full and without any offset, counterclaim or deduction. All charges that may be due to the Carrier hereunder shall be paid at the option of the Carrier in United States currency and if with Carrier's permission, paid in the currency of a foreign country, then at Carrier's option at the current or official rate of exchange. The carrier shall have a lien on the baggage and any other property of the Passenger for all charges whatsoever that may be incurred by or due from the Passenger or incurred by the Carrier with respect to the Passenger; and may enforce this lien by public or private sale in any manner and without notice. The proceeds of the sale shall be applied towards the settlement of the Carrier's charges, and the Carrier shall not be under any liability in consequence thereof, except to account for the balance, if any, of such proceeds. In any case this passage contract shall not be go after one (1) year from date of issue hereof unless extended in writing by the Carrier and in accordance with its regulations existing when application for extension is made.

3)The Carrier at all times may refuse to transport or may land or reject a Passenger at any port, at Passenger's own risk and expense and cancel this passage contract, in the event of any illness, infirmity, injury, mental derangement, disorderly or vulgar conduct, or failure or refusal to observe or comply with any regulations which shall or may be established on board the Vessel for the general comfort or safety, or any conduct by or condition of a passenger which in the opinion of the Carrier or Master renders or may render the Passenger unfit to proceed or remain on board, or is likely to endanger the health or safety of or cause annoyance or discomfort to other Passengers or others on board or if the Passenger may be, in the opinion of the Carrier or Master, inadmissible under the laws of the country of debarkation or because of the Passenger's tender years. If the Passenger be, or is believed to be, suffering from such physical or mental condition or is otherwise objectionable for any reasons mentioned, the Passenger aqrees to submit to such restrictions on board the Vessel as in opinion of the Carrier or Master or other officer in charge may be necessary for the safety and comfort of the Passenger and/or other Passenger or persons aboard the vessel. The Carrier, Master or such other representative shall be the sole judge of such matters, and Passenger agrees to accept such judgment as final, and neither the carrier nor the Master nor such representative shall be liable for mistake in judgment exercise in good faith. No person shall be entitled to repayment of any portion of the passage money or to any compensation or damages because of being so refused transportation or landed or left, except that if transportation is refused before any transportation is begun hereunder, the passage money will, upon, surrender hereof, be refunded in the amount for which the accommodation may be disposed of to another less all charges and expenses incurred by the Carrier. The acceptance of Passengers for passage shall not constitute a waiver by Carrier of any right to object thereafter to any conditions or conduct of Passenger which would have brought Passenger within any of the above clauses at time of acceptance for passage. In any case, any expense paid or incurred by the Carrier because of any of the aforesaid conditions, or because of the death of the Passenger, shall be for the account of the Passenger. If on board or elsewhere, at any point, any Passenger delays or is detained because of injury, illness, disability or quarantine, or because of any action of the authorities as to such Passenger, or for any reason not the fault of the Carrier, such Passenger and any Passenger remaining with such Passenger, and, if such Passenger be-travelling with a husband, parent or other guardian, then such husband, parent and or guardian, also shall be jointly and separately liable to the Carrier for any maintenance provided, and for all expenses of maintenance or other expenses borne, incurred, assumed voluntarily or otherwise by the Carrier for or on account of such Passenger or any Passenger or arising out of such delay or detention; maintenance on board or elsewhere to be charged at the rate of $ 50.00 per day or such higher sum as the Carrier may fix, and children in the proportion of full fare paid. Passengers carried beyond destination without fault of the Carrier may be required to pay at the above mentioned rates for any additional maintenance on board occasioned thereby and for extra transportation.

4) Passenger assumes all responsibility for obtaining passports, visas, re-entry permits, and other documents including health and vaccination certificates which are or may be required by governmental or other authorities, If the failure of Passenger to obtain any such document or otherwise comply with laws or regulations, delays or might delay or threaten the delay of the Vessel or t be deemed a violation of any rule, order or direction of any governmental or other authorities the Carrier shall have no further ation to transport or furnish transportation to the Passenger and no refund shall be made except at the discretion of the Carrier. of this passage contract and/or embarkation of the Passenger shall not be construed as a representation of guarantee by the Carrier that the Passenger so embarked will be admitted to the country of destination or to any other country at which the Vessel may call and the Carrier assumes no responsibility to the Passenger in the event that he is not admitted.

5) If the Passenger is permitted to stop-over at any regularly scheduled intermediate port of call, it will be for such period and on such terms as may be granted by the Carrier in advance, but in no event for a period exceeding three months from the date of stop-over. Passengers stopping over must bear their landing and embarkation charges and all other expenses whatsoever in connection with such stop-over, and pay all government tax, fine or charges including those for which the Carrier may be liable or which may be incurred because of such stop-over. If a stop-over has been granted the Passenger must make arrangements for such further passage as may be available with the agent of the carrier at the place of stop-over and submit this passage contract to such agent for endorsement at least twenty-four (24) hours before his intended embarkation from the port of stop-over. The Carrier does not obligate itself to provide subsequent transportation nor to reserve or provide accommodations on any particular vessel or sailing to a passenger who has stopped over; and subsequent passage, if any, will be furnished to the passenger only if and when accommodations are available, The Passenger will pay or receive, as the case may be, the difference in rate, if any, between those in effect during the period for which the passage contract was issued for use and those in effect when the passage contract is actually used, and like adjustment will be made if accommodation at, the rate specified herein are not available and other accommodations are furnished to and occupied by the Passenger.

6) Passenger will pay all taxes, port charges embarkation or landing expenses, stamps, health fees, quarantine dues and charges, and in case of detention by reason of quarantine or any regulation, order or requirements, no matter for what reason. Passenger will bear all risks and expenses thereby incurred, if quarantined or detained on the Vessel or on shore at vessel's expense. Passenger will pay daily to Carrier for maintenance at the rate of $ 50.00 per day or such higher sum as the Carrier may fix and children in the proportion of full fare paid, for every day of detention. Passenger agrees that Carrier shall have a lien upon all passenger's ba gage and all property of Passenger on the Vessel for such charges and for all other proper charges due to Carrier from Passenger, including but not limited to bar, laundry, excess baggage, telegrams and other items of such nature and, Carrier shall have the right to hold and to retain such baggage and property until such charges are paid, and if not paid within 60 days after demand, carrier may enforce this lien by public or private sale of such ba gage and property without notice.

7) (a) Every Passenger paying full fare is allowed fifteen (15) cubic feet of baggage free of charge. Every passenger paying less than full fare is allowed a proportionate amount of baggage free of charge. Every Passenger will pay at the current rate for every additional cubic foot of baggage above the amount allowed to such Passenger as indicated above, but such payment shall not increase the limit of value and 0 liability elsewhere provided in this passage contract. All baggages must be distinctly marked and labeled and must indicate whether or not it is required during the voyage and it must be delivered by the Passenger to the Carrier's servants upon the pier, not later than twenty-four (24) hours before scheduled sailing time. The Carrier will not be liable for loss, damage or delay resulting from failure of Passenger to mark clearly each piece of baggage with his full name and address, together with the name of the Vessel, expected sailing date, cabin number and destination,

(b) Notwithstanding the provisions of this article and irrespective of offer of payment therefore, the Carrier reserves the right to limit the amount of baggage to be carried by each Passenger in excess of fifteen (15) cubic feet.

(c) The Passenger will not be liable to pay, nor entitled to receive, any general average contribution in respect of property taken with him on the Vessel.

8) (a) Every Passenger is prohibited from carrying and must not carry or have on board any article whatsoever of an in flammable, explosive or damaging nature, and if, notwithstanding, a Passenger does carry any such articles, such Passenger will be liable for all damages to himsel f and any other person and to his, their, and/or the Carrier's property, that may be sustained in consequence. Such article, if deemed dangerous by the Master of the Vessel, may be thrown overboard or destroyed at any time without liability. The Passenger agrees to be liable and indemnity Carrier for all loss, damage or delay resulting from the Passenger bringing on board any article forbidden by, or which does nor conform to the Customs, police or other regulations of any country or place where the Vessel may be in the course of her voyage. Passengers must not take firearms on board unless written permission has been obtained from the Carrier, and if that permission has been obtained, firearms must be deposited with the Master.

(b.) Pursuant to the provisions of Title 46 U.S. Code, Section 882, the Passenger is notified that the Vessel carries one or more dangerous and hazardous articles as defined by law.

9) (a) In any situation whatsoever and wheresoever occurring and whether existing or anticipated before the commencement of, or during the voyage or the embarkation of the Passenger, which in the judgment of the Carrier or the Master is likely to give rise to risks of capture, seizure, arrest, detention, injury, damage, delay, danger or disadvantage to any of the passengers or other person on board or to the Vessel or cargo or loss of the Vessel, or any part of her cargo or to make it unsafe, imprudent, unadvisable, or lawful for any reason to commence or proceed on or continue the voyage or to enter, embark or land Passengers or load or discharge goods at any port or to give rise to delay or difficulty in arriving embarking, loading, landing or discharging in such port, the Carrier or Master, before, during or after the commencement of the voyager or whether or not the vessel is proceeding toward entering of attempting to enter the port of embarking loading, landing or discharging or reaching or attempting to reach the usual or intended place of embarking, loading or debarking or discharging therein may, without giving prior notice, substitute another vessel, abandon the voyage or proceed or return to or stop at any place and embark or land the Passenger and load or discharge baggage or cargo or nay part thereof, and when the Passenger is landed and/or the baggage discharged, the Carrier shall be free from any further responsibility in respect to the Passenger and/or his baggage. The Carrier shall be entitled to reasonable extra compensation for any such services m above the agreed passage money and if in following the measures or action authorized herein, the length or duration of the voyager is increased, the Passenger shall pay proportionate additional fare. The carrier shall not be under any responsibility to embark the Passenger under the above circumstances and shall not be liable for failure to do so. Any action taken by the Carrier pursuant to the provisions of this Article may be with or without notice to or consent of the Passenger.

(b) The Carrier and master shall have liberty to comply with any orders, directions, regulations, recommendations, authorizations, requirements, requests or suggestions, including any such which may be given or effected pursuant to or by reason of any agreement or undertaking exacted from or considered advisable by the Carrier or Master, as to priorities, allocations, receipt, handling loading, embarkation, stowage, manning, equipment, supplying, repairs, stoppages, delays, movements, anchorages, sailing operation management navigation, courses, routes, voyages, arrivals, port of call, discharge, destination, examination, Ianding, delivering, storing, reshipment, transhipment, disposition or other act or omission whatsoever, whether or not relating to the vessel, the passengers, baggage or cargo, crew or other persons aboard howsoever, whensoever and wheresoever given at port of embarkation or elsewhere by the government of any nation or department thereof or by any action with the authority of such government or department, or by any committee person acting, purporting, appearing or seeming to have, under the terms of the war risk insurance on the Vessel, the right to do so or to approve the Voyager. The Carrier shall be entitled to receive extra compensation for any such services above the agreed passage money, and if in the following the measures or actions authorized herein, the length or duration of the voyage is increased, the Passenger shall pay proportionate additional fare. The ship may carry contraband and may sail armed or unarmed with or without convoy and with or without lights.


(c) The scope of the voyage contemplated is the carriage of passenger, mail and cargo or any of them, in the Carrier's general trade which for such or any other or incidental purposes may or may not include all usual, scheduled, customary, ordinary or advertised routes, ports and places, whether named in this passage contract or not, and other routes, places or procedures referred to herein.

(d) As often as and for any reason whatsoever the Carrier or Master may deem advisable, including but not limited to the loading or discharge of cargo, mail, baggage personal property whatsoever, or the embarking or landing of passengers, crew, workmen or other persons whomsoever, or for the fuelling, supplying or repair of the ship or care or safety of passengers, other persons, ship or cargo: regardless of whether such reason or action relates to the current or a prior, intermediate, subsequent or overlapping voyage, or to matters occurring, known or anticipated before or after embarking of passengers receipt of loading of baggage or cargo, and whether or not the voyage may have commenced or the passenger embarked, the ship, at any stage of the voyage and without notice to the passenger:

(1) May proceed under any conditions of sea and weather, may discontinue service between any ports, return to the loading port, depart from or change the intended route and proceed in any direction by any other routes whatsoever, proceed or return to or call at or stay or delay at any ports or places whatsoever in any rotation, sequence or order, backward or forward or otherwise, return to port or omit calling at any ports or places regardless of whether such routes ports or places or any of them may be within or in a direction contrary to or outside of or beyond the advertised scheduled, geographic, direct, customary, usual or ordinary route or itinerary, and

(2) May also, at any time or place whatsoever proceed under sail or in tow, ad just compasses, carry live-stock or dangerous goods, drydock, go on ways or to repair yard, shift berths or places in port, remain in port, lie on bottom or aground in berth, make trial trips or test, take fuel or stores at any place, lie at anchor or moorings, sail in or out of ports or elsewhere without pilots whether or not pilots are customary and available, proceed under tow, tow and assist vessels in any situation, or save or attempt to save life or property whether the property be that of the Carrier or others including the liberty to depart from her course to any extent for any such purposes.

(e) Anything done in accordance with this Article shall be deemed as authorized and within the intended contract voyage. The provisions of this Article are not to be restricted by any words of this passage contract, whether written, stamped, printed or incorporated herein.

10) (a)The fare for transportation under this passage contracts based partly upon the valuation of baggage provided herein. Unless a higher value shall be declared as herein after provided, the value of the baggage of Passenger paying full fare shall be agreed and taken to be not more than $ 50.00. The agreed value of the baggage of a Passenger less than full fare shall be proportionately less, if the value of the Passenger's baggage exceeds the valuation above agreed to and is so declared in writing by the Passenger to the Carrier and written upon the passage contract before embarking a nd a charge of 1% on such excess value is paid to the Carrier, the value of such baggage shall be taken to be not more than the value so declared, if the passage contract is purchased at the pier immediately before sailing, any declaration of value by the Passenger as above described must be made in writing to the Purser within twelve (l2) hours after embarking.The increased valuation will be effective only from the time when the payment is made by the Passenger. Any articles purchased by the Passenger or brought on board during the voyage, such as usually carried by Passengers of like station pursuing like journeys shall be treated as baggage and unless the value of such articles is declared by the Passenger and additional charges paid thereon as required by the Carrier, shall be included in the valuation provided in the second sentence of this clause, or such higher value as may have been declared by the Passenger as herein above provided. The valuation provided in the second sentence of this clause, or such higher values as may have been declared by the Passenger to the Carrier as herein provided or the actual value, if it be less, shall constitute the measure of damage with respect to any loss or damage to or other claims in connection with the Passenger's baggage wheresoever occurring for which the Carrier may be liable. Any liability of the Carrier for partial loss or damage to the baggage of any Passenger shall be computed by taking that percentage of the valuation provided in the second sentence of this Article or of such higher values as may have been declared and paid for by the Passenger, or of the actual value, if it be less, obtained by dividing the value of the lost or damaged baggage by the value of the Passenger's entire baggage if it all had been delivered undamaged.

(b) The Carrier shall not be liable in any capacity whatsoever for any loss or damage of money, jewellery, precious stones, securities and other valuables, and the articles mentioned in Section 4281 of the Revised Statutes of the U.S., howsoever and wheresoever occurring, which have not been delivered to and accepted by the carrier for transportation underbill of landing or which have not been deposited with the Master or vessel's officers assigned to that duty for safekeeping and covered by a receipt issued by the Master or such officers, Unless a higher total value and a true description of the articles shall be declared in writing to the Master or such officers by a Passenger at the time of deposit of such articles, the value thereof shall be taken to be not more than $100.00 and any liability of the Carrier shall not exceed such sum or the actual value if it be less, any liability for partial loss or damage shall be computed pro rata on such valuation or on the actual total value if it be less. If the actual value of such articles exceed $ 1OO.00 and is so declared by the Passenger and a charge of one per cent of such excess value paid to the Carrier, the total value of such articles shall be taken to be value so declared and any liability of the Carrier whatsoever shall not exceed such valuation. Any Inability for partial loss or damage shall be computed pro rata on such basis or a less actual value if it be less. In no event shall the Carrier be liable for more than the damage actually sustained nor for any consequential or special dama e and Carrier shall have the option of replacing any lost articles or effects and/or replacing or repairing any damaged article or effects.

(c) The Carrier does not undertake hereunder to carry as baggage of Passenger, and is under no liability whatsoever for birds, animals, reptiles, fish, samples, tools of trade, scientific instruments, households goods and furnishings, property of others, perishable goods, glassware, liquids, bric-`a-brac, or any other articles whatsoever carried bythe Passenger in breach of the Contract Carriage and generally for articles not necessary for the Passenger's use on the voyage covered hereby.

(d) The fare for the transportation reserved herein is fixed with reference to circumstances existing at or before the issuance of this ticket. If the Carrier's rates for accommodations such as those reserved herein are increased, the passe ngers shall have the option of paying the additional fare or of cancelling this reservation. In the event of such cancellation all money theretofore paid by the passenger will be refunded. Notice of any rate increase will be mailed to the passenger at least 20 days before the Sailing Date stated herein and if the passenger wishes to cancel he must notify the Carrier within 10 days after the mailing of such notice.

11) (a) The Carrier shall not be liable in any capacity for any claim whatsoever, nor for any illness, loss of life or bodily injury howsoever occurring, howsoever and wheresoever occurring arising from act of God, perils or accident of the sea or other waters and of navigation, causes beyond the Carrier's control, compliance with any direction whatsoever by any Government or by any person acting or purporting to act under the authority thereof collision, stranding, jettison or wreck, fire from any cause whensoever wheresoever occurring, on shore, on board or in craft,barratry of the Master of Crew or other servant's of the Carrier, enemies, pirates, robbers, theft, pilferage, arrest or restraint, capture, seizure or detention, interference of any sort, or any act of princes, rulers, government or people or any power, legal, process, epidemics, pestilence, wars, rebellions, hostilities, riots, strike lockouts, picketing, stoppage of labour or labour troubles of the Carrier's employees or others, shortage or lack of fuel, accumulation of cargo: explosion, bursting of boilers, steam breakage, accidents or derangements of shafting or machinery or appurtenances fault or error in the management or navigation of the vessel, water, rain, spray, seawater, sweat, warpage. smoke, frost, ice, earthquakes, floods, freshets, smell, taint, leakage of containers, breakage of goods containers or containers or contents, drainage from cargo, fumigation, disinfectant, unseaworthiness latent or other defect in any part of the hull, boilers machinery or appurtenances of the Vessel even though existing at the time of shipment or embarkation, or at the beginning of the voyage, delay and, without limitation of the foregoing, any loss or damage or otherwise arising in any way whatsoever, without prejudice to the foregoing the burden of proving negligence shall be on the party asserting it and it is agreed that there shall not be any presumption or inference of negligence because of the occurrence of facts or circumstances out of which any claim arises. Even though dangers or conditions, whether arising from war or otherwise, may exist or be anticipated when this passage ticket is issued or the voyage is begun, the carrier shall nevertheless be entitled in respect thereof to all liberties or exemptions from liability provided in this Article or elsewhere in this passage contract.
The Carrier accepts nor responsibility for disease contracted on board whether same be contagious or due to epidemic or otherwise.

(b) The Carrier shall be entitled to all limitations or exemption from liability provided in or authorized by Section 4281 to 4286 inclusive, and Section 4289 of the Revised Statutes of the United States and amendments thereto. The Carrier shall also be entitled to all limitations of or exemptions from liabi ity including those accorded to the owners or chartered owners of vessels or to Carriers by any statute or rule of law for the time being in force in the United States or any other country or place whose laws shall be applicable. This passage contract shall not be deemed to be or give rise to a personal contract of the Carrier. Nothing in this passage contract,
expressed or implied, shall be deemed to waiver or operate to deprive the Carrier or lessen the benefits of any such limitations or exemptions.

(c) Every responsibility of the Carrier hereunder shall be limited to that period only whilst the Passenger and his baggage and other property are being transported over the Carrier's own Line to a port or place in such port as the Vessel may safety get. All other transportation or service (including railroad, automobile, air or other shore transportation, transportation by tender or vessel not belonging to or operated by the Carrier, shore excursions, shore hotel or restaurant accommodations and services) shall be at the risk of the passenger and the Carrier shall be under no responsibility in connection therewith and any money received by the Carrier or by any of its employees in respect of any such transportation or services is received only as the Passenger's agent to pay the same over to those furnishing such transportation or service.The Carrier does not undertake to transport the Passenger or his baggage between the anchorage and landing in cases where landing is not made by the Vessel, and such transportation shall be paid for by the Passenger.

(d) If the Vessel carries surgeon, physician, barber, hairdresser, manicurist, or other personal service personnel, that is done solely for the convenience of Passengers and any such person in dealing with a Passenger shall not be considered in any respect as the servant or agent of the Carrier and the Carrier shall not be liable for any act or omission of such person or of those under his or her orders, or assisting him or her with respect to treatment, advice care or service of any kind given to any Passenger. The surgeon, physician, barber, hairdresser or manicurist, or other personal service personnel, shall be entitled to make a proper charge subject to the approval of the Master for any service performed with respect to a Passenger and the Carrier shall not be concerned otherwise in any way whatsoever in any such arrangement. The Carrier shall not be under any obligation to provide the Passenger with facilities for medical treatment or care in any case until the Master has received notice from the Passenger, which shall be in writing, if possible, that medical treatment or care is required and the Carrier shall have had an opportunity to provide such facilities.

(e) Any Passenger visiting or using any athletic or recreational apparatus, equipment or space, does so at his own risk of injury, damage or loss to person or property.

(f) Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained herein in the event of any claim for loss of life or bodily injury or any claim arising thereby or of any of their claim whatsoever except as to those matters covered in Article 11 hereof, arising from any cause whatsoever for which the company may be liable, the damages recoverable by the Passenger or his or her surviving spouse or anyone claiming any right or recovery either directly or indirectly or by or on behalf of another, shall not exceed $ 5000.00 provided however, that in no event shall the recovery exceed the actual amount of damages sustained. Dollars in this contract refer to currency of the United States of America. By accepting or receiving this passenger ticket each Passenger agrees without prejudice to its other provisions and both on his or her behalf and on behalf of any person or child travelling with him or in his or her care that all rights, exemption from liability, defences and immunities of whatsoever nature referred to in this ticket applicable to the Company (which term shall for the purpose of this clause include the Shipowners, the Line, Charterers, Managers, operators and the Ship, as the case maybe) shall in all respects enure also for the benefit of any servants or agents of the Company acting in the course of or in connection with their employment so that in no circumstances shall any servant or agent as the result of so acting in the course of or in connection with their employment so that in no circumstances shall any servant or agent as the result of so acting be under an liability to any such Passenger or to any such person or child greater than or different from that of the Company. For the purpose of the agreement contained in this clause, the Company is or shall be deemed to be acting on behalf and for the benefit of all persons who are or may be its servants or agents from time to time and all such persons shall to this extent be or be deemed to be parties to the contract contained or evidenced in his ticket.

(12) Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained herein, any action against the Carrier must be brought only before the counts to Athens Greece to the jurisdiction of which the Passenger submits himself formally excluding the jurisdiction of all and other court or courts of any other country or countries which court or courts otherwise would have been competent to deal with such action. The Carrier shall not be liable for any claim whatsoever of the passenger or his or her surviving spouse, executors, administrator, legal representatives, heirs assigns, next of kin, dependents or personal representatives and howsoever and wheresoever occurring unless written notice there-of with full particulars shall be lodged with the carrier or its agents as follows:

(a)within six (6) months from the day when death or injury occurred in respect of any claims for loss of life or bodily injury in any case where Section 4282 A of the Revised Statutes of the United States shall apply;

(b) Within two (2) months after the death of the Passenger when occurring before landing or when occurring within fifteen (15) days after landing or the abandonment or breaking up the voyage in respect of any claim for loss of life, except where said Section 4282 A shall apply

(c) Within (15) days after the Passenger shall be landed or the voyage is abandoned or broken up, in respect of any claim whatsoever unless such claim is included within sub-paragraphs (a) and (b) of this Article. Suit to recover on any claim shall not be maintainable unless commenced and process served as follows:
(1)Within one (1) year from date when the death or injury occurred in respect of any claim for loss of life or bodily injury in any case where said Section 4282 A shall apply.
(2)Within six (6) months after the Passenger shall be landed from the Vessel or the Voyage shall be abandoned or broken up
after the death of the Passenger when occurring before landing whichever may be the case in respect of any claim whatsoever unless such claim is included within category (1) just mentioned.
Action or negotiations by the Carrier or its agents or attorneys shall not be deemed a waiver of the provisions of this Article, whether such actions or negotiations are before or after the time limitations herein set forth, nor shall any express waiver of such time limitations be effective unless made in writing by a duly authorized officer or director of the Carrier.

13) The Carrier may, with or without notice, and before, at, or after the commencement of the voyage, abandon or cancel the voyage, delay or advance the scheduled time of sailing or arrival, withdraw the Vessel from service, discontinue service between any ports, omit or change any port or ports of call, deviate from the scheduled voyage, change accommodations or substitute another vessel or require the Passenger to leave the Vessel temporarily. In any such event, and whether before or after embarking, the Carrier shall not be liable to the Passenger for any expenses incurred by the Passenger thereby for hotel or board bills, travelling expenses or any other expense or for loss or damage or otherwise occasioned thereby, Directly or indirectly, Carrier may at its option, arrange for substantially equivalent transportation by another Carrier and/or by other means of transportation at the sole risk of the Passenger and such carriage shall be under and subject to the passage contract of such substituted Carrier.
In the event accommodations are changed as provided in this Article, Passengers will pay or receive, as the case may be, the difference in rate, if any, between the accommodations originally reserved or assigned and the substitute accommodations furnished to the Passenger.

14) The terms of this passage contract shall be separable and the illegality or invalidity of any article, paraqraph, clause, or provision of this passage contract in whole or in part shall not affect or invalidate any other article, paragraph, clause or provision thereof.

15) IN THE CASE OF SHORE EXCURSIONS ORGANIZED IN CONNECTION WITH PORTS OF CALL IN THIS CRUISE, THE CARRIERS EVEN IF TICKETS FOR SUCH EXCURSIONS ARE SOLD ON BOARD OR ASHORE IN THE CARRIER'S PREMISES) ACTS ONLY A S AGENTS FOR THOSE PERSONS PROVIDING SERVICES IN CONNECTION WITH THESE SHORE EXCURSIONS INCLUDING TRANSPORTATION AND ALL OTHER SERVICE OR SERVICES, AND AS SUCH IS NOT LIABLE TO THE PASSENGER FOR ANY PERSONAL INJURY OR DAMAGE TO PROPERTY HOWSOEVER CAUSED. ANY PASSENGER PARTICIPATING TO SUCH EXCURSIONS DOES SO AT HIS OWN RISK OF INJURY, DAMAGE OR LOSS TO PERSON OR PROPERTY.

16) THE PASSENGER AND, IF ANOTHER, THE PURCHASER HEREOF COVENANT AND WARRANT THAT HE OR THEY ARE DULY AUTHORIZED ON BEHALF OF ALL OF THE PASSENGERS NAMED HEREIN TO AGREE TO AND ARE BOUND BY ALL OF THE STIPULATIONS, TERMS, CONDITIONS, EXEMPTIONS AND EXCEPTIONS HEREIN CONTAINED IN EVERY CONTINGENCY WHATSOEVER AND WHERESOEVER OCCURRING AND EVEN IN THE EVENT OF OR DURING DEVIATION OR UNSEAWORTHINESS OF THE VESSEL AT THE INCEPTION OF THE VOYAGE OR SUBSEQUENTLY. The passenger admits having read this passage contract and ag rees that its provisions constitute the complete agreement between the Carrier and said Passenger. The Passenger and, if another, the purchaser further warrants that he knows the name of the owner and/or demise charterer of the Vessel and waives any disclosure of the name of the owner or of the demise charterer.

17) PARAMOUNT CLAUSE - NOTWITHSTANDING ANYTHING TO THE CONTRARY CONTAINED HEREIN, BUT WITHOUT PREJUDICE TO ALL THE PROVISIONS THAT ARE COMPATIBLE WITH, THE LIABILITY OF THE CARRIER SHALL BE RULED BY THE PROVISIONS OF THE <<ATHENS CONVENTION>>RELATING TO THE CARRIAGE OF PASSENGERS AND THEIR LUGGAGE BY SEA 1974 AND THE PROTOCOL TO THIS SAME CONVENTION DATED 19 NOVEMBER 1976, AND SHALL NEVER EXCEED THE LIMITS SPECIFIED THEREIN.

* * * IN ADDITION TO GENERAL CONDITIONS AND CARRIER NOTICES ANY PORT WILL BE SUBJECT TO WEATHER CONDITIONS WITHOUT ANY RIGHT OF REFUND IN CASE ANY CALL OR CALLS ARE OMITTED.