Friday, May 14, 2021
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Cruise Lines Gain as Senate Advances Bill Resuming Alaskan Trips

By Jonathan Levin (Bloomberg) — Cruise-line stocks led by Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. climbed Friday after the Senate passed legislation to help the companies resume sailings to Alaska, a key...

May 14, 2021
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Radiance at Hubbard Glacier - Alaska
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U.S. Senates Passes Bill to Waive Passenger Vessel Services Act Requirements for Alaska Cruises

The U.S. Senate on Thursday unanimously passed legislation to temporarily waive requirements of the Passenger Vessel Services Act (PVSA), allowing large cruise ships to sail to Alaska without making a...

May 14, 2021
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Tuesday, May 11, 2021
Hurtigruten's cruise ship MS Roald Amundsen is seen in the sea near Ulsteinvik
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Hurtigruten Reveals CO2 Savings Plans for Norwegian Coastal Fleet

Norwegian passenger and expedition cruise ship operator Hurtigruten says it will make a significant investment in shipboard batteries, shore power, and biofuel in order to achieve a 25% reduction in...

May 11, 2021
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Thursday, May 6, 2021
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Norwegian Cruise Line Pumps Brakes on July Restart

By Praveen Paramasivam May 6 (Reuters) – Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd said its plans for resuming mid-summer U.S. sailings could be in jeopardy, a day after the U.S. Centers...

May 6, 2021
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Wednesday, May 5, 2021
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CDC Advances Plan for Return to Cruising

By David Shepardson WASHINGTON, May 5 (Reuters) – The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has begun a key step for the eventual resumption of U.S. cruise industry...

May 5, 2021
Total Views: 1463

Saturday, May 1, 2021
Radiance at Hubbard Glacier - Alaska
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Effort to Bring Cruises Back to Alaska Is Delayed as Senators Wrangle

By Lillianna Byington (Bloomberg Government) — Efforts to revive cruises to Alaska as the pandemic eases have exposed divisions among U.S. lawmakers, with some favoring a new loophole to an existing...

May 1, 2021
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Thursday, April 29, 2021
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Captain Livingstone: Clear Sailing

By Captain George H Livingstone –  Any mariner who has been to sea for any length of time would tell you there are two topics that aren’t usually discussed at...

April 29, 2021
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Royal Caribbean's Quantum of the Seas
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Cruise Shares Rise as CDC Outlines Quicker Path to Sailing’s Return

By Jonathan Levin (Bloomberg) — Cruise shares advanced after the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention outlined a new path to the resumption of voyages. According to the new guidance...

April 29, 2021
Total Views: 1196

Ruby Princess Cruise Ship In Los Angeles
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CDC Says Cruise Lines Can Sail This Summer

By David Shepardson (Reuters) The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is “committed” to the resumption of cruise industry passenger operations in the United States by mid-summer, the...

April 29, 2021
Total Views: 2791

Friday, April 16, 2021
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Cruise Industry Execs Meet with Health Officials to Discuss Restart Plans

April 16 (Reuters) – Cruise industry executives met with health experts and White House staff earlier this week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on Friday, following...

April 16, 2021
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Tuesday, April 13, 2021
Cruise Ship Window In Rain
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CDC Halts J&J Vaccine Causing Cruise Stocks To Fall

Cruise Line stocks are under pressure today after the Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control announced they will stop using the Johnson & Johnson vaccine at...

April 13, 2021
Total Views: 2956

Thursday, April 8, 2021
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Florida Sues Biden Administration in Bid to Restart Cruise Industry

By David Shepardson WASHINGTON, April 8 (Reuters) – The state of Florida sued President Joe Biden’s administration in federal court on Thursday seeking to block the Centers for Disease Control...

April 8, 2021
Total Views: 2736

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Fed Up Cruise Lines Ditching U.S. Threatens to Divert Some $56 Billion in Economic Impact

By Fran Golden (Bloomberg) — The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offered a rare glimmer of hope for the cruise industry this week, with the agency saying in a statement to Bloomberg that...

April 8, 2021
Total Views: 14321

Wednesday, April 7, 2021
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Carnival Corporation Reports Cruise Bookings are Surging

By Jonathan Levin and Molly Smith (Bloomberg) — Carnival Corp.’s bookings are accelerating, reflecting pent-up demand for cruising even as the industry remains essentially on hold. In a quarterly update Wednesday,...

April 7, 2021
Total Views: 1536

RCL Quantum of the Seas cruise ship moored in Singapore
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Singapore Is The World’s Busiest Cruise Port (For Now)

By Chen Lin (Reuters) – Singapore currently accounts for a third of the world’s cruises its tourism body said on Wednesday, owing to the roaring success of its “cruises to...

April 7, 2021
Total Views: 1839

Monday, April 5, 2021
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Small Cruises Are Thriving, Not Just Surviving, on the Mississippi

By Fran Golden (Bloomberg) — On the fancy, new, 245-passenger American Countess riverboat, passengers sip complimentary mint juleps on a top deck, masks wrapped around their wrists like bulging bracelets, while the ship’s...

April 5, 2021
Total Views: 2311

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Norwegian Cruise Line to Require COVID-19 Vaccinations in Restart Plan Sent to CDC

By Nivedita Balu April 5 (Reuters) – Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd said on Monday it wrote to U.S. health authorities asking to restart trips from U.S. ports from July...

April 5, 2021
Total Views: 932

Sunday, April 4, 2021
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CDC Issues New Cruise Ship Guidance

By David Shepardson WASHINGTON, April 2 (Reuters) – The U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention on Friday issued new guidance to the cruise ship industry, including the need for COVID-19 vaccinations,...

April 4, 2021
Total Views: 5298

Friday, April 2, 2021
Royal Caribbean's Quantum of the Seas
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Royal Caribbean Sees ‘Overwhelming Demand’ for Singapore’s Cruise to Nowhere

By Joyce Koh (Bloomberg) — Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. is extending the season for one of Asia’s largest cruise ships, because of what it said was “overwhelming demand” for its voyages...

April 2, 2021
Total Views: 12119

Thursday, April 1, 2021
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Italy Approves New Decree to Keep Cruise Ships Out of Venice Lagoon

By Angelo Amante ROME, April 1 (Reuters) – Italy’s government has ruled that large cruise ships and container vessels must not pass close to Venice’s historic center and should instead...

April 1, 2021
Total Views: 3526