Stopping in its home port for the day and then sailing on to Ponta Delgada, Azores, the vessel carried some 1,900 passengers and a crew of 850.
Mr Roban welcomed Deputy Captain Alan Hawkins and crew of the sixth largest of eight ships currently in service with P&O Cruises.
The study, published in the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, recommends that ‘recruits wear a form of shock-absorbing footwear similar to that of the training shoe, to reduce the cyclic high-impact loading forces of foot-drill, that may contribute to an increased risk of lower-limb MSK injury’.
Women are particularly at risk –with a US study showing that the discharge rates for musculoskeletal conditions have been as high as 140 per 10,000 Army women per year, compared with 81 per 10,000 Army men per year.
Voted a top five destination last year, Dockyard has been declared the best for the Eastern Caribbean, Bahamas and Bermuda in the sites cruisers choice destination awards, based on reviews and consumer feedback over the past year.