Thursday, April 30, 2020
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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
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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: 33

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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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: 19

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: 24

Monday, April 6, 2020
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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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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
Total Views: 76

Thursday, March 19, 2020
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Carnival Offers Ships to Help with Coronavirus Response

The world’s largest cruise company has offered its laid-up ships to governments and hospitals as they try to combat coronavirus and handle the influx of patients in need of medical...

March 19, 2020
Total Views: 24

Monday, March 16, 2020
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Warning of Loss, Carnival Moves to Shore Up Liquidity

By Jonathan Levin (Bloomberg) — Carnival Corp., the largest player in a cruise industry reeling from the effects of the coronavirus, said it expects a loss this fiscal year and is...

March 16, 2020
Total Views: 36

Friday, December 20, 2019
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Carnival Lifts 2020 Profit Forecasts

Dec 20 (Reuters) – Cruise operator Carnival Corp forecast 2020 profit largely above Wall Street expectations on Friday and posted better-than-expected fourth-quarter profit and revenue, helped by higher on-board spending....

December 20, 2019
Total Views: 4

Tuesday, December 17, 2019
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Carnival Joins Zero-Emission Coalition

The world’s largest cruise company, Carnival Corporation is joining a coalition of companies committed to accelerating the decarbonization of the international shipping industry. The Getting to Zero Coalition is an...

December 17, 2019
Total Views: 9

Thursday, December 5, 2019
Cruise Ships

LNG-Powered Costa Smeralda Delivered

Costa Cruises has taken delivery of the Costa Smeralda, the brand’s first cruise ship powered by cleaner burning liquefied natural gas. Costa Cruises is the Italian cruise brand of Carnival...

December 5, 2019
Total Views: 12

Wednesday, November 13, 2019
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Expedition Cruise Operators Agree to Ban on Use and Carriage of HFO in Arctic

Expedition cruise ship operators have agreed to a self-imposed ban on the use and carriage of heavy fuel oil (HFO) in the Arctic. The self-imposed ban was organized by the...

November 13, 2019
Total Views: 16

Thursday, September 19, 2019
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Costa’s New Flagship Postponed at Meyer Turku

Finnish shipbuilder Meyer Turku is postponing delivery of Costa Cruise’s new flagship vessel, the LNG-powered Costa Smeralda, by one month, the shipbuilder said in a statement.  Meyer Turku attributes the...

September 19, 2019
Total Views: 7

Thursday, June 20, 2019
Cruise Ships

Carnival Cuts 2019 Profit on Cuba Travel Ban, Weak Europe Demand

June 20 (Reuters) – Carnival Corp cut its profit forecast for the year on Thursday, anticipating a hit from the Trump administration’s sudden ban on cruises to Cuba and weakening...

June 20, 2019
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Tuesday, June 4, 2019
Cruise Ships

Carnival to Pay $20 Million Fine After Admitting to Probation Violations in U.S.

Prince Cruise Lines and its parent company Carnival Cruise Lines have been ordered to pay a $20 million criminal fine after admitting to violating the terms of its probation stemming from a...

June 4, 2019
Total Views: 33

Wednesday, December 19, 2018
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AIDAnova Makes Maiden Call in Canary Islands as World’s First LNG-Powered Cruise Ship

Carnival Corporation has marked the start of its operation of the Santa Cruz de Tenerife Cruise Terminal in the Canary Islands with the maiden call of AIDAnova, the world’s first...

December 19, 2018
Total Views: 8

Monday, February 12, 2018
Cruise Ships

TUI Cruises Orders New Ship at Meyer Turku

TUI Cruises, part of Europe’s largest tourism group TUI Group, announced plans on Monday to order a newbuild cruise ship to be built at the Finnish Meyer Turku shipyard. The...

February 12, 2018
Total Views: 8

Friday, April 15, 2016
Cruise Ships

Costa Cruises Sending Fifth Ship to Asia

The Costa Group has announced that starting in April 2017 its 56,000 ton Costa neoRomantica will be based in Asia year-round. Costa neoRomantica will be the fifth Costa ship deployed...

April 15, 2016
Total Views: 9