Wednesday, August 5, 2020
Cruise Ships

Industry Extends U.S. Cruise Suspension to October 31

Aug 5 (Reuters) – U.S. cruise operators have agreed to voluntarily suspend ocean voyages until at least Oct. 31, an industry body said on Wednesday, as new COVID-19 infections continue...

August 5, 2020
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Tuesday, August 4, 2020
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Carnival Corporation Confirms Sale of Two Ships for Recycling in Turkey

Carnival Corporation announced agreements for the recycling of two retired cruise ships scheduled to leave its fleet. Carnival said the move comes as part of the its strategy for a...

August 4, 2020
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Monday, August 3, 2020
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Hurtigruten Halting Cruises After Outbreak

By Terje Solsvik and Gwladys Fouche OSLO, Aug 3 (Reuters) – Norwegian cruise line Hurtigruten is halting all its so-called expedition cruises until further notice following an outbreak of COVID-19...

August 3, 2020
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Friday, July 31, 2020
Hurtigruten's cruise ship MS Roald Amundsen is seen in the sea near Ulsteinvik
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Four Crew Members on Hurtigruten Cruise Ship Hospitalized with COVID-19

By Terje Solsvik OSLO, July 31 (Reuters) – Four crew members on a Norwegian cruise vessel were diagnosed with COVID-19 after it arrived at the Arctic port of Tromsoe early...

July 31, 2020
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Friday, July 17, 2020
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Carnival Announces Sale of Four Holland America Cruise Ships

Carnival Corporation has announced the sale of four Holland America Line cruise ships to undisclosed buyers as the world’s leading cruise company sheds older tonnage amid the coronavirus pandemic. The...

July 17, 2020
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Thursday, July 16, 2020
Cruise Ships

U.S. CDC Extends Cruise Ship No-Sail Order Until October

July 16 (Reuters) – The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Thursday extended its no-sail order for all cruise ships through September end, in a bid to...

July 16, 2020
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Wednesday, July 15, 2020
Cruise Ships

Carnival to Raise $1.26 Billion in Debt for COVID-19 Relief

July 15 (Reuters) – Carnival Corp is planning to raise about $1.26 billion in a bond offering, the beleaguered cruise operator said Wednesday as it struggles to stay afloat after...

July 15, 2020
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Judge Dismisses Cruise Passengers’ COVID-19 Lawsuits

By Tom Hals July 15 (Reuters) – A federal judge dismissed lawsuits by Grand Princess cruise ship passengers who sued for emotional distress caused by their fear of exposure to...

July 15, 2020
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Friday, July 10, 2020
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The World’s Cruise Ships Can’t Sail. Now, What to Do With Them?

By Fran Golden (Bloomberg) –Hundreds of people lined the banks of Glasgow’s River Clyde a few weeks ago for the rare sight of a small, high-end cruise ship sailing upriver—practically...

July 10, 2020
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Carnival Corporation to Begin Cruises in Phases

July 10 (Reuters) – Carnival Corp said on Friday it was planning to resume operations in a phased manner and would operate with a smaller fleet on its return, months...

July 10, 2020
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Thursday, July 9, 2020
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TUI Completes Sale of Hapag-Lloyd Cruises to Joint Venture

Germany-based TUI Group has completed the sale of its subsidiary Hapag-Lloyd Cruises to TUI Cruises, a joint venture which TUI has with Royal Caribbean. TUI Group agreed to the sale...

July 9, 2020
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Monday, July 6, 2020
Cruise Ships

Cruise CEOs Insist Ships Are Safe, Prepare New Health Protocols

By Jonathan Levin and Christopher Palmeri (Bloomberg) –Two of the world’s largest cruise operators insist their ships are no more vulnerable to the spread of the new coronavirus than other...

July 6, 2020
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Rival Cruise Lines Create Panel to Advise for the Covid-19 Era

By Christopher Palmeri and Jonathan Levin (Bloomberg) –Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. and Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd., two long-time rivals in the cruise business, have joined forces to study ways...

July 6, 2020
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Monday, June 22, 2020
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New Zealand Extends Ban on Cruise Ships and Tightens Border Rules

WELLINGTON, June 22 (Reuters) – New Zealand on Monday extended a ban on cruise ships arriving in the country and tightened measures for visitors to exit quarantine, after reporting more...

June 22, 2020
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Friday, June 19, 2020
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Cruise Lines Extend Sailing Suspension Until September 15

International cruise lines have extended their self-imposed sailing suspension from U.S. ports until September 15 amid the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. The Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) announced the extension on...

June 19, 2020
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Thursday, June 18, 2020
carnival cruise ship
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Carnival Sees More Pain After Posting $4.4 Billion Loss

By Uday Sampath Kumar June 18 (Reuters) – Carnival Corp reported a record $4.4 billion in quarterly losses on Thursday, as the COVID-19 pandemic crippled the world’s biggest cruise operator...

June 18, 2020
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Wednesday, May 20, 2020
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Royal Caribbean, Norwegian Cruise Line Extend Voyage Suspensions to July 31

By Nivedita Balu May 20 (Reuters) – Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd and Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd on Wednesday extended the suspension of voyages by another month until July 31...

May 20, 2020
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Thursday, May 14, 2020
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Norwegian Cruise Line Swings to Quarterly Loss

May 14 (Reuters) – Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd swung to a quarterly loss on a $1.6 billion impairment charge as the COVID-19 pandemic brought the global cruise industry to...

May 14, 2020
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Wednesday, May 13, 2020
Symphony of the seas sea trial
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Royal Caribbean Pledges 28 Ships as Collateral in $3.3 Billion Bond Offer

May 13 (Reuters) – Royal Caribbean Cruises on Wednesday launched a $3.3 billion bond offering, pledging 28 of its ships as collateral and forecast heavy losses for the first quarter...

May 13, 2020
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Thursday, May 7, 2020
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Princess Cruises Extends Voyage Suspension Until End of Summer

May 6 (Reuters) – Carnival Corp’s Princess Cruises said on Wednesday its voyages would remain suspended through the end of summer as reduced flights and travel bans around the globe...

May 7, 2020
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