New Rules for New Cruise Ships

Friday, 15 Feb 2013 | 8:44 AM ET

New rules require newer ships to have a redundant power system in the event the primary goes out, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso Cabrera. Bob Runkel, Alternative Maritime Technologies, weighs in on the Triumph situation and the new rules for newer boats. He also discusses whether it's a good idea to have 4,000 people on a ship, in the first place.