SEOUL - Following the news of the explosion of new units of Galaxy Note 7 on a plane recently, several US ships took measures to not allow passengers to enable and charging the phablet while in cruise. Cruise ship which prohibits, among other things Carnival, Costa Cruises, Cunard, Disney Cruise Line, Fathom, Holland America Line, Princess Cruises, P & O Cruses, Royal Caribbean, and Seabourn.
"Guests and crew who own a Samsung Galaxy Note 7 are required to turn off the device, disconnect the device from charging equipment, disable all applications that unknowingly may enable the device to prevent accidental activation," a statement on the website Carnival.
Don't stop there, Disney Cruise Lines Note also asks users to put the device in a secure location after powering off. "If you have a Galaxy Note 7 and have not swap your device, please turn it off and do not get it charging for shipping. We recommend saving electronics and valuables in your cabin safe," wrote Disney on its website.
As is known, Samsung has actually done onsite program Galaxy Note 7 purchased before September 15. Unfortunately, one of the units redeemed since 21 September it claimed to explode on a plane headed to Louisville, Southwest, US.
Samsung and the US Consumer Product Safety Commission is still investigating the cause of the explosion. The last device exploded originating from China which previously claimed to secure the explosion because it brings the batteries produced ATL.