Sunday, November 22, 2020
Cruise Ships

U.S. CDC Recommends Against All Cruise Ship Travel

Nov 21 (Reuters) – The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on Saturday it recommended that all people avoid cruise ship travel as the risk of COVID-19...

November 22, 2020
Total Views: 3548

Accidents

Update: Passenger Ferry Viking Grace Refloated in Aland Islands

Update: A rescue tug was able to pull the Viking Grace from the rocks early Sunday morning at around 3:40 a.m. The vessel later docked in Mariehamn where passengers were...

November 22, 2020
Total Views: 15974

Wednesday, November 18, 2020
Cruise Ships

Carnival Cancels More 2021 Cruises

As it continues to build and implement its plan to meet the requirements of the Framework for Resuming Cruise Ship Operations Order issued on Oct. 30 by the Centers for...

November 18, 2020
Total Views: 3252

Tuesday, November 17, 2020
SEA-DREAM_2 Cruise-shi
Cruise Ships

SeaDream Cancels 2020 Cruising Retrun After COVID-19 Outbreak

By Nora Buli (Reuters) – Norwegian-owned cruise-ship operator SeaDream Yacht Club has canceled all sailing for the remainder of 2020 after positive COVID-19 test results onboard one of its cruises, it said...

November 17, 2020
Total Views: 786

Friday, November 13, 2020
Cruise Ships

SeaDream Halts Caribbean Cruise as More Passengers Test Positive for COVID-19

OSLO, Nov 13 (Reuters) – SeaDream Yacht Club has halted a cruise in the Caribbean following several positive coronavirus tests among passengers, the company said on Friday. The SeaDream I...

November 13, 2020
Total Views: 256

Thursday, November 12, 2020
Cruise Ships

First Cruise Back in Caribbean Has COVID-19 Case On Board

Update: Seadream Halts Cruise as More Passengers Test Positive for Virus Passengers are locked down on board the SeaDream 1 cruise ship after a passenger had tested positive for COVID-19....

November 12, 2020
Total Views: 314

Cruise Ships

Norwegian Cruise Line Posts Third Straight Quarterly Loss

Nov 9 (Reuters) – Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd reported its third straight quarterly loss on Monday, as the COVID-19 pandemic brought the cruise industry to a standstill. Cruise operators...

November 12, 2020
Total Views: 99

Tuesday, November 10, 2020
Cruise Ships

Carnival May Sell $1.5 Billion in Stock After Vaccine Rally

By Jonathan Levin (Bloomberg) –Carnival Corp. filed to sell as much as $1.5 billion in stock, joining at least one other travel-related company in taking advantage of Monday’s rally on...

November 10, 2020
Total Views: 72

Friday, November 6, 2020
Cruise Ships

Singapore’s Cruise to Nowhere, Er, Sets Sail

By Travis Teo SINGAPORE, Nov 6 (Reuters) – Hit by cabin fever, hundreds of Singapore residents itching to get out of the tiny country boarded a “cruise to nowhere” on...

November 6, 2020
Total Views: 50

Tuesday, November 3, 2020
Cruise Ships

Cruise Lines Extend U.S. Sailing Suspension Until 2021

The trade association representing 95 percent of the global ocean-going ships says its members will maintain the voluntary suspension of cruise ship operations in the U.S. through the end of...

November 3, 2020
Total Views: 58

Monday, November 2, 2020
Cruise Ships

Royal Caribbean, Norwegian Suspend Cruises Through Year End

Nov 2 (Reuters) – Cruise operator Royal Caribbean Group said on Monday it would stop all its cruises through the end of the year, extending previous suspensions, as coronavirus infections...

November 2, 2020
Total Views: 27

Cruise Ships

U.S. CDC Clears Path for Cruise Ships to Return to Service

By Michael Smith and Jonathan Levin (Bloomberg) –The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Friday that it would lift a ban on cruises in U.S. waters, even as...

November 2, 2020
Total Views: 98

Friday, October 30, 2020
Cruise Ships

U.S. CDC Issues Framework to Resume Cruise Ship Sailings

By David Shepardson WASHINGTON, Oct 30 (Reuters) – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Friday issued a framework for a phased resumption of cruise ship operations after...

October 30, 2020
Total Views: 28

Cruise Ships

Royal Caribbean Reports Negative Revenue As COVID19 Brings Gigantic Losses

By John J. Edwards III and Jonathan Levin (Bloomberg) Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. reported negative revenue for the third quarter, a rare occurrence among major companies that illustrates the devastating...

October 30, 2020
Total Views: 19

Thursday, October 29, 2020
Cruise Ship Breaking
Cruise Ships

The Messy, Booming Business of Recycling Cruise Ships

(Bloomberg) –Carnival Fantasy was a ship famous for its outlandish décor, all-night revelry and its size—back when 2,000 was an incredible number of passengers. The “Fun Ship” vibe it introduced...

October 29, 2020
Total Views: 325

Cruise Ships

Royal Caribbean Posts Third Straight Billion-Dollar Loss

Oct 29 (Reuters) – Cruise operator Royal Caribbean Group’s revenue turned negative for the first time and it posted a billion-dollar net loss for the third straight quarter, underlining the...

October 29, 2020
Total Views: 16

Holland America Line Cruise Ship Nieuw Amsterdam In Port Everglades, Florida. Photo by Jack Konrad
Cruise Ships

With Stocks Plummeting The Cruise Lines Lobby Washington To Lift No Sail Order

(Bloomberg) – The world’s biggest cruise lines have roughly doubled the number of lobbyists they’re dispatching to congressional offices and several federal agencies this year. But as they try to resume...

October 29, 2020
Total Views: 10

Tuesday, October 27, 2020
Hurtigruten expedition vessels arctic
Cruise Ships

COVID19: Cruise Lines Cancel Antarctica Cruises

by Victoria Klesty (Reuters) – Norway’s Hurtigruten has called off its remaining Antarctica cruises from January to March next year and will reduce capacity along the Norwegian coast because of...

October 27, 2020
Total Views: 37

Monday, October 26, 2020
Viking Sky in distress
Cruise Ships

Cruise Line Stocks Crash Further As Europe Clamps Down

Cruise line stocks are falling sharply today as the number of Covid-19 cases climbs worldwide and as Europe clamps down on travel restrictions. Stock ar also under pressure because many cruise lines...

October 26, 2020
Total Views: 42

Thursday, October 22, 2020
Cruise Ships

Alaska’s Lost Cruise Season is Costing the State Bigly

The COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on the cruise industry is hitting Alaska harder than another state in the nation, according to a new report by the U.S. Federal Maritime Commission (FMC)....

October 22, 2020
Total Views: 24