Thursday, October 22, 2020
Cruise Ships

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
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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
Total Views: 50

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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
Cruise Ship Breaking
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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: 292

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
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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: 96

Monday, September 21, 2020
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Royal Caribbean, Norwegian Cruise Submit Health Protocols to CDC Looking to Set Sail

By Nivedita Balu and Helen Coster Sept 21 (Reuters) – Hoping to set sail again after a long halt due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Royal Caribbean Group and Norwegian Cruise...

September 21, 2020
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Tuesday, September 15, 2020
carnival cruise lines,
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Carnival Quarterly Loss Nears $3 billion

Sept 15 (Reuters) – Carnival Corp said on Tuesday it expects to post a loss of $2.9 billion in the third quarter, hurt by the suspension of cruises due to...

September 15, 2020
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Thursday, September 3, 2020
The Costa Smeralda cruise ship is docked at the Italian port of Civitavecchia
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Carnival’s Costa Cruises to Set Sail This Weekend

Sept 3 (Reuters) – Carnival Corp’s shares surged 11% on Thursday after its Italian brand Costa Cruises said two of its ships would resume sailing this weekend, with more to...

September 3, 2020
Total Views: 27

Friday, August 21, 2020
Cruise Ship Window In Rain
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Asia’s Only Sailing Cruise Line Is Fully Booked And In Trouble

  by K. Oanh Ha (Bloomberg) – The Hong Kong-based cruise operator that spooked creditors this week by suspending all payments is still sailing a fully booked ship despite the crippling...

August 21, 2020
Total Views: 19

Wednesday, August 19, 2020
National Geographic Sea Lion Cruise Ship
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Has Lindblad Cracked The Code To Covid-Free Cruising?

by Fran Golden (Bloomberg) –Adventure cruise operator Lindblad Expeditions thinks it’s cracked the code for safe cruising during a pandemic: Shelter passengers in a moving bubble of protection from viruses,...

August 19, 2020
Total Views: 247

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Hong Kong Cruise Ship Owner Suspends Payments to Creditors

by Denise Wee (Bloomberg) Genting Hong Kong Ltd., a cruise ship operator, will temporarily suspend all payments to its creditors, which will likely result in events of defaults, it said...

August 19, 2020
Total Views: 192

Tuesday, August 18, 2020
MSC Grandiosa in Port
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First Med Cruise Ship Departs Since COVID-19 Outbreak

Last week Italy’s government gave permission for cruise lines to resume operations and, on Sunday, MSC Grandiosa became the first cruise ship to sail the Mediterranean since the outbreak of...

August 18, 2020
Total Views: 29

Monday, August 17, 2020
Ruby Princess Cruise Ship In Los Angeles
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COVID-19: Cruise Ship Linked To Australia’s ‘Worst Outbreak’

by Colin Packham (Reuters) – The leader of Australia’s New South Wales state apologized on Monday for failing to stop people carrying the coronavirus from disembarking from the  Carnival Corporation owned...

August 17, 2020
Total Views: 27

Monday, August 10, 2020
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Royal Caribbean Reports Bigger-Than-Expected Loss

Aug 10 (Reuters) – Royal Caribbean Group reported a bigger-than-expected quarterly loss on Monday, as the cruise operator suffered from a coronavirus-driven halt to sailings that is now on course...

August 10, 2020
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