Friday, July 30, 2021
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Six Passengers on Royal Caribbean Cruise Ship Test Positive for COVID-19

Royal Caribbean says six passengers on its Adventure of the Seas cruise ship have tested positive for COVID-19 during routine testing. Four of the passengers were vaccinated and were traveling...

July 30, 2021
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Thursday, July 29, 2021
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Florida to Provide Ports with $250 Million in COVID-19 Relief Funds

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis and Florida Department of Transportation Secretary Kevin Thibault have announced plans to allocate $250 million in COVID-related financial relief to Florida’s ports. According to a report...

July 29, 2021
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Tuesday, July 27, 2021
Cruise Ships

China Announces Largest Home-Built Cruise Ship

The Italian classification society RINA has signed an agreement with China’s Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding (SWS) to class the largest cruise ship ever built in China. SeaTrade reports that the ship will be...

July 27, 2021
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Monday, July 26, 2021
MSC Magnifica cruise ship Venice
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MSC Wants World’s First Hydrogen Cruise Ship

A study is being conducted by MSC to find out if it is possible to build the world’s first hydrogen-powered cruise ship.

July 26, 2021
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Saturday, July 24, 2021
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U.S. Court Reverses Course (Again) On Florida’s Suspension of CDC Cruise Restrictions

By David Shepardson (Reuters) A federal appeals court late on Friday reversed course and let stand a lower court order prohibiting the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)...

July 24, 2021
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Wednesday, July 21, 2021
Cruise Ships

Carnival Selling $2.4 Billion Bond to Buy Back Costly Debt

By Paula Seligson (Bloomberg) — Carnival Corp. is selling $2.4 billion of new junk bonds to refinance debt the cruise ship company took on last year, when it was forced to...

July 21, 2021
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Monday, July 19, 2021
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Carnival Cruise Line Announces More Ship Restarts

Carnival Cruise Line has announced the resumption of guest operations for three more ships in September and four in October as it continues to ramp up operations. With the announcement,...

July 19, 2021
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Sunday, July 18, 2021
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U.S. Appeals Court Blocks Florida’s Suspension of CDC Cruise Ship Rules

By David Shepardson WASHINGTON, July 18 (Reuters) – A U.S. appeals court late Saturday in a 2-1 ruling put on hold a lower-court decision that said the U.S. Centers for...

July 18, 2021
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Thursday, July 15, 2021
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Salvors Prepare to Refloat Grounded River Cruise in Lake Barkley

Salvage operations for the grounded American Jazz riverboat in Lake Barkley are expected to begin Friday, the Unified Command said Thursday. A safety zone established by the unified command remains...

July 15, 2021
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Canada to Conditionally Allow Return of Cruise Ships in November

By Moira Warburton VANCOUVER, July 15 (Reuters) – Canada will allow cruise ships back into its waters starting in November as the COVID-19 pandemic fades, but they must fully comply...

July 15, 2021
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Wednesday, July 14, 2021
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Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Sues Florida Over Vaccine Passport Ban

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings has filed a lawsuit challenging Florida’s ban on the use of vaccine passports, which the company says is hampering its ability to safely resume passenger cruises...

July 14, 2021
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Dream Cruises' World Dream Cruise-ship
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Thousands Confined To Cabins During COVID Cruise Ship Scare

by Chen Lin (Reuters) A Genting Cruise Lines’ ship on a “cruise to nowhere” has returned to Singapore after a passenger was suspected of having contracted COVID-19 and the nearly 3,000 passengers...

July 14, 2021
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Tuesday, July 13, 2021
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Italy Officially Bans Large Cruise Ships from Venice Lagoon

By Angelo Amante, Giuseppe Fonte and Gavin Jones ROME, July 13 (Reuters) – Italy on Tuesday banned cruise liners from Venice lagoon to defend its ecosystem and heritage, moving to end years...

July 13, 2021
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Wednesday, July 7, 2021
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Unvaccinated Cruise Guests Get Second-Class Treatment at Sea

By Fran Golden (Bloomberg) Royal Caribbean’s 4,275-passenger Freedom of the Seas has restarted sailings from Miami to the Bahamas with two classes of passengers on board—those who’ve been vaccinated against Covid-19, and those...

July 7, 2021
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Wednesday, June 30, 2021
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Cruise Ships

Royal Caribbean to Require Travel Insurance for Unvaccinated Passengers Sailing from Florida

(Reuters) – Royal Caribbean International said on Tuesday it would require unvaccinated guests over 12 years of age traveling from Florida to show proof of insurance that covers COVID-19 related medical expenses, quarantine...

June 30, 2021
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Tuesday, June 29, 2021
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Cruise Stocks Tumble As First US Cruise Ship Takes Departure

By Jonathan Levin (Bloomberg) –Cruise stocks fell after Royal Caribbean set sail in the US, industry leader Carnival announced an additional stock sale, and Walt Disney delayed a trial sailing....

June 29, 2021
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Monday, June 28, 2021
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COVID-19 Protocol Delays First Disney Test Cruise

June 28 (Reuters) – Walt Disney Co postponed its first test cruise since the onset of the global coronavirus pandemic after COVID-19 tests provided inconsistent results for five crew members,...

June 28, 2021
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Sunday, June 27, 2021
Captain Kate McCue
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Captain Kate Takes Back The Helm After 15 Months

By Jonathan Levin (Bloomberg) A Celebrity Cruises ship left the coast of Florida on Saturday, becoming the first revenue-earning cruise to depart from the U.S. after a pandemic-induced hiatus. Guests on...

June 27, 2021
Total Views: 8029

Friday, June 25, 2021
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Carnival Sees Full Fleet Sailing by Spring 2022

By Jonathan Levin (Bloomberg) — Carnival Corp. Chief Executive Officer Arnold Donald estimates that the company will have its entire fleet of 91 cruise ships operating by next spring, a bit...

June 25, 2021
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Two Kids Test Positive for COVID-19 on Royal Caribbean Cruise

By Rob Golum (Bloomberg) — Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. said two unvaccinated children on the Adventure of the Seas turned up positive for Covid-19 following routine testing that’s required before returning...

June 25, 2021
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