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The problems on Paradise and Elation, and other companies' moves to ensure (that) they too will not afflicted, were anticipated by some experts. Richard Vie, technical services manager at P&O Cruises, the one major cruise company to elect not to build ships with podded drives, is one.
The way I understand the sentence, in the active voice, is "some experts predicted the problems on Paradise and Elation, and other companies' measures aimed at making sure (that) they too will not afflicted.
What is your opinion?
Yes, some not only anticipated (expected it to happen) the problems on "Paradise" and "Elation" but also anticipated the moves by other companies to make sure they would not also be afflicted.