Monday, November 2, 2020
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
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Friday, October 30, 2020
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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
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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
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Thursday, October 29, 2020
Cruise Ship Breaking
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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
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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
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Holland America Line Cruise Ship Nieuw Amsterdam In Port Everglades, Florida. Photo by Jack Konrad
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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
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Tuesday, October 27, 2020
Hurtigruten expedition vessels arctic
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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: 285

Monday, October 26, 2020
Viking Sky in distress
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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
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Thursday, October 22, 2020
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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: 76

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Hurtigruten Cancels January-March Antarctic Cruises Because of Pandemic

OSLO, Oct 22 (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 22, 2020
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Saturday, October 17, 2020
MSC Grandiosa in Port
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COVID19: Malta Stops MSC Cruise Passengers From Disembarking

(Reuters) – Malta on Friday stopped passengers disembarking from the MSC Grandiosa cruise ship over a suspected case of COVID-19, Tourism Minister Julia Farrugia Portelli said. Although the cruise ship...

October 17, 2020
Total Views: 89

Friday, October 16, 2020
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AIDA Cruises to Return to Sailing This Weekend in Italy

Germany-based AIDA Cruises, part of the Carnival Corporation, will resume cruises in Italy this weekend, marking the second Carnival Corporation brand to resume sailing since the sailing suspension prompted by...

October 16, 2020
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Singapore’s Cruises to Nowhere to Set Sail in November

By Kyunghee Park (Bloomberg) –Two cruise ships will start sailing from Singapore from next month into the open seas and back as the city-state aims to give residents some outlet...

October 16, 2020
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Tuesday, October 6, 2020
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Royal Caribbean Extends Sailing Suspension Until November 30

Oct 6 (Reuters) – Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd has extended suspension of sailings until Nov. 30, excluding those originating from Hong Kong, the U.S. cruise operator said on Tuesday, as...

October 6, 2020
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Sunday, October 4, 2020
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Cruise Ship-Breaking Booms In Turkey After Pandemic Scuttles Sector

by Bulent Usta (Reuters) – Business is booming at a sea dock in western Turkey, where five hulking cruise ships are being dismantled for scrap metal sales after the COVID-19...

October 4, 2020
Total Views: 271

Friday, October 2, 2020
Cruise Ship Decommissioning
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Cruise Ship Shipbreaking Booming in Turkey

By Bulent Usta ALIAGA, Turkey, Oct 2 (Reuters) – Business is booming at a sea dock in western Turkey, where five hulking cruise ships are being dismantled for scrap metal...

October 2, 2020
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Thursday, October 1, 2020
Cruise Ship Window In Rain
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CDC Director Warns That Cruise Ship Travel Exacerbates The Spread Of COVID19

by John Konrad (gCaptain) Today Dr. Robert Redfield, director of the US Centers for Disease Control (CDC), announced in a new report that cruise ship travel exacerbates the global spread of COVID19...

October 1, 2020
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Tuesday, September 29, 2020
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TUI Cruise Ship Crew Members Test Negative for Virus as Ship Docks in Greece

ATHENS, Sept 29 (Reuters) – Twelve crew members of a cruise ship that docked at Piraeus port near Athens on Tuesday tested negative for the novel coronavirus in repeat checks...

September 29, 2020
Total Views: 14

Monday, September 28, 2020
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TUI Cruise Ship Sails for Piraeus Port After Crew Tests Positive for COVID-19

ATHENS, Sept 28 (Reuters) – A cruise ship carrying about 920 passengers and sailing off the Greek island of Milos was likely to dock at Piraeus port later on Monday...

September 28, 2020
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Thursday, September 24, 2020
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For Carnival, ‘Death on the High Seas Act’ Protects the Bottom Line

By Christopher Yasiejko (Bloomberg) –Carnival Corp. is poised to dramatically curb monetary damages for passengers killed by the coronavirus under the latest court decision to side with the company. If...

September 24, 2020
Total Views: 71