Monday, June 21, 2021
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Cruise Ship Departs U.S. on First Simulated Cruise

Royal Caribbean’s Freedom of the Seas departed PortMiami, Florida on Sunday on a CDC-required simulated cruise, marking a major step in the return of cruising in the United States. The...

June 21, 2021
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Friday, June 18, 2021
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Florida Wins Reprieve From CDC’s Limits on Cruises

By Jonathan Levin (Bloomberg) — Florida won a temporary freeze on a set of CDC coronavirus rules for the cruise industry, potentially easing the companies’ path back to the sea. The...

June 18, 2021
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Thursday, June 17, 2021
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CDC Eases Warning for Cruises

June 17 (Reuters) – The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) eased its warnings for cruises by a notch from the highest level that led to a sailing...

June 17, 2021
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Wednesday, June 16, 2021
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Royal Caribbean Postpones Odyssey of the Seas Inaugural Sailing After Crew Members Test Positive for COVID-19

“Two steps forward and one step back!” That was the message from Royal Caribbean International CEO Michael Bayley after the company postponed the inaugural sailing of the its new ship...

June 16, 2021
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Friday, June 11, 2021
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Senator Lee of Utah Introduces Bills to Repeal the Passenger Vessel Services Act

U.S. Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) from the landlocked state of Utah has introduced legislation to permanently repeal the Passenger Vessel Services Act, calling it an outdated and protectionist law that...

June 11, 2021
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Cruise Lines Push Ahead with Plans After COVID-19 Cases

June 11 (Reuters) – Royal Caribbean Group and Carnival Corp will push ahead with a return to cruises this summer despite two guests onboard Royal Caribbean’s Celebrity Millennium ship testing...

June 11, 2021
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Thursday, June 10, 2021
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Two Guests on Royal Caribbean Cruise Ship Test Positive for COVID-19

June 10 (Reuters) – Cruise operator Royal Caribbean said on Thursday two guests onboard its Celebrity Millennium ship have tested positive for COVID-19, but are asymptomatic and currently in isolation....

June 10, 2021
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Photos: Mardi Gras Becomes First Cruise Ship to Bunker LNG in North America

The MS Mardi Gras has become the first cruise ship to bunker liquefied natural gas fuel in North America as the ship gets ready to return to sailing. The ship...

June 10, 2021
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Monday, June 7, 2021
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Carnival Cruise Line to Resume U.S. Sailings in July

Carnival Cruise Line today confirmed plans to resume passenger sailings in the U.S. starting in July to vaccinated guests. The sailings announced Monday include the Carnival Vista departing the Port...

June 7, 2021
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Sunday, June 6, 2021
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“No Big Ships” Protesters Try To Block Cruise Ship Departure

By Giulia Segreti (Reuters) The first cruise ship to leave Venice since coronavirus restrictions were eased set sail on Saturday, but some local residents protested over the return to normal,...

June 6, 2021
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Thursday, June 3, 2021
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Now You Can Sail Pole To Pole For Just $64,581

by John Konrad (gCaptain) Do you like very long voyages and eating steak tartare while getting battered about in the Roaring 40s, Furious 50s, and Screaming 60s? If so then...

June 3, 2021
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Wednesday, June 2, 2021
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Silversea Ship Departs Singapore For Alaska

by John Konrad (gCaptain) Royal Caribbean’s luxury brand Silversea Cruises has announced new summer voyages in Alaska, Iceland, Greece and the Galápagos starting in June and July 2021. Canadian ports...

June 2, 2021
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Thursday, May 27, 2021
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Return to Cruising: CDC Approves Royal Caribbean Sailing in June

By David Shepardson May 26 (Reuters) – The Centers for Disease Control said it had approved one cruise ship from Royal Caribbean to resume sailing in June, more than a year after U.S....

May 27, 2021
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Tuesday, May 25, 2021
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President Biden Signs Bill to Restore Foreign-Flagged Cruises to Alaska

President Biden on Monday signed a bill to temporarily waive requirements of the Passenger Vessel Services Act (PVSA), allowing foreign-flag cruise ships to sail from Washington to Alaska without making...

May 25, 2021
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Monday, May 24, 2021
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Norwegian Cruise Line Announces Return of U.S. Sailings Starting in August

May 24 (Reuters) – Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd said on Monday it would return to sailing in the United States from Aug. 7, more than a year after the...

May 24, 2021
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Friday, May 21, 2021
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Alaska Cruises Set to Resume as Congress Passes Bill to Waive Passenger Vessel Services Act

Cruises to Alaska are set to resume this summer after Congress passed a bill waiving the U.S. law that normally requires foreign flag cruises sailing between Washington and Alaska to...

May 21, 2021
Total Views: 3005

Tuesday, May 18, 2021
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First Cruise Ship Returns to Corfu After COVID-19

CORFU, Greece, May 18 (Reuters) – The Greek island of Corfu welcomed its first cruise ship of the new season on Tuesday, hoping much awaited tourists will help salvage losses...

May 18, 2021
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RCL Quantum of the Seas cruise ship moored in Singapore
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Royal Caribbean Cancels All Israel Cruises

by Dan Williams (Reuters) – Cruise operator Royal Caribbean is canceling a new line that had been scheduled to run from Israel to Greece and Cyprus from next month, citing regional...

May 18, 2021
Total Views: 2553

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
Total Views: 1884

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
Total Views: 6731