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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Cruise Ships

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
Cruise Ships

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
Cruise Ships

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
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Cruise Ships

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
Cruise Ships

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
Cruise Ships

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
Cruise Ships

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
Total Views: 28

Thursday, May 7, 2020
Cruise Ships

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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Wednesday, May 6, 2020
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Cruise Ships

Norwegian Cruise Line Secures $2.2 Billion in Survival Funds

May 6 (Reuters) – Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd has raised over $2.2 billion through debt and equity offerings, giving the cash-strapped cruise operator much-needed funds to survive extended voyage...

May 6, 2020
Total Views: 22

Tuesday, May 5, 2020
Cruise Ships

Norwegian Cruise Line Seeking $2 Billion to Survive Industry Shutdown

By Paula Seligson, Jonathan Levin and Crystal Tse (Bloomberg) — Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. is pledging ships and two islands as part of a plan to raise as much as...

May 5, 2020
Total Views: 5

Cruise Ships

Norwegian Cruise Line Flags ‘Going Concern’ Over Ability to Stay Afloat

By Nivedita Balu and Helen Coster May 5 (Reuters) – Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd , the world’s third-largest cruise operator, raised doubts about its ability to keep running as...

May 5, 2020
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Thursday, April 30, 2020
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Cruise Ships

Norwegian Cruise Line to Furlough 20% of Workforce

By Jonathan Levin (Bloomberg) — Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. is furloughing about 20% of its workforce through the end of July after the coronavirus pandemic prompted the cruise industry to...

April 30, 2020
Total Views: 7

Wednesday, April 29, 2020
Cruise Ships

Class Action Suits Face Uphill Battle Against Cruise Lines

By K. Oanh Ha (Bloomberg) — After two passengers on their luxury cruise tested positive for Covid-19 in March, Emilio and Barbara Hernandez were so frantic to get off the ship,...

April 29, 2020
Total Views: 16

Tuesday, April 28, 2020
Cruise Ships

Meyer Turku Announces 450 Permanent Layoffs

HELSINKI, April 28 (Reuters) – German shipyard Meyer Werft’s Finnish subsidiary on Tuesday started statutory talks to lay off up to 450 of its roughly 2,000 employees because of a...

April 28, 2020
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Monday, April 27, 2020
Cruise Ships

Nearly 150 Total Coronavirus Cases Confirmed on Cruise Ship in Japan

TOKYO, April 25 (Reuters) – Nearly 150 cases of coronavirus infection have been confirmed among crew members of an Italian cruise ship docked in Japan after health authorities finished testing...

April 27, 2020
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Monday, April 13, 2020
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Cruise Ships

Carnival Cruise Lines Extends Sailing Suspension Until June 27

Carnival Cruise Lines has suspended all North American sailings through June 26, 2020 due to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis.  Carnival announced the extended pause in operations in a post on...

April 13, 2020
Total Views: 12

Friday, April 10, 2020
Cruise Ships

U.S. CDC Extends “No Sail Order” for All Cruise Ships

April 10 (Reuters) – The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention extended its “no sail order” for all cruise ships, as it looks to prevent the spread of the...

April 10, 2020
Total Views: 16

Monday, April 6, 2020
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Cruise Ships

Saudia Arabia Takes 8.2 Percent Stake in Carnival Corporation

Shares of Carnival Corporation (NYSE: CCL) shot up more than 20% on Monday after it was revealed that Saudi Arabia’s public investment fund has taken a more than 8% stake...

April 6, 2020
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Accidents

Coast Guard: 93,000 Crew Members Still Stuck on Cruise Ships Off United States

As cruise ships drawdown the number of passengers remaining on board, concern is growing for the tens of thousands of crew members, mostly foreign nationals, who remain stuck on board...

April 6, 2020
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