COVID-19


Tuesday, March 15, 2022
Cruise Ships

Australia to Lift COVID-19 Cruise Ban

SYDNEY, March 15 (Reuters) – Australia on Tuesday said it would lift its entry ban for international cruise ships next month, effectively

March 15, 2022
Total Views: 795

China Medical Swab Test
Ports

China’s COVID Curbs Hit The Supply Chain

By Brenda Goh and Josh Horwitz (Reuters) – Manufacturers of everything from flash drives to glass for Apple iPhone screens are warning of shipment

March 15, 2022
Total Views: 1174

Monday, March 14, 2022
Qingdao Port
Ports

Container Rates Climb On China Lockdowns

By Kevin Varley and Ann Koh (Bloomberg) The number of container ships waiting off Qingdao, one of China’s biggest ports, is continuing to rise as the country

March 14, 2022
Total Views: 3796

Wednesday, March 9, 2022
Defense

U.S. Navy Destroyer Sidelined Amid Court Battle with Unvaccinated Commanding Officer

The readiness status of a U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer is up the air as a legal battle between the Navy and the destroyer’s anti-vax Commanding

March 9, 2022
Total Views: 8181

Wednesday, February 23, 2022
container ship port
Shipping

Omicron Ripping Through Cargo Ships May Exacerbate Shipping Woes

By K. Oanh Ha and Ann Koh (Bloomberg) — Omicron is ripping through cargo ships, raising concerns that a surge in cases, coupled with China’s tightened

February 23, 2022
Total Views: 5453

Wednesday, February 16, 2022
Cruise Ships

CDC Eases COVID Warnings for Cruise Ships

Feb 15 (Reuters) – The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Tuesday eased its warnings for cruise ships by a

February 16, 2022
Total Views: 1342

Friday, February 11, 2022
Shipping

World’s Damaged Supply Chains Brace for Painful Recovery

By Mark John Feb 11 (Reuters) – Signs are growing that a global supply chain crisis which has confounded central bank inflation forecasts,

February 11, 2022
Total Views: 3951

Friday, February 4, 2022
Cruise Ships

Royal Caribbean Warns Omicron Will delay Return to Profitability

By Praveen Paramasivam Feb 4 (Reuters) – Cruise operator Royal Caribbean Group said on Friday the lightning spread of the Omicron coronavirus variant

February 4, 2022
Total Views: 2073

Thursday, February 3, 2022
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Shipping

Sharp Drop in Labor Standards Reporting Seen as Latest ‘Casualty of the Pandemic’

The shipping industry has seen a sharp drop-off in labor standards reporting, providing further evidence that seafarer wellbeing has been an unintended

February 3, 2022
Total Views: 1170

Friday, January 28, 2022
Ports

January COVID Cases Among U.S. West Coast Longshore Workers Top 2021 Total

By Laura Curtis (Bloomberg) — About 1,700 dockworkers at West Coast ports have tested positive for Covid-19 in January, stretching capacity at the

January 28, 2022
Total Views: 1171

Thursday, January 27, 2022
Shipping

Cruise Industry Report Underscores Pandemic’s Far-Reaching Impact

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) has released its 2022 State of the Cruise Industry Outlook report, showing the pandemic’s far-reaching effects

January 27, 2022
Total Views: 1047

Saturday, January 22, 2022
Interesting

For Many, Getting The Covid Vaccine Means Taking An Arduous Boat Ride To The Mainland

By Andreo Calonzo(Bloomberg) –After losing her son to Covid-19 last year, 79-year-old Tomasa Valdez was desperate to get vaccinated. But on the

January 22, 2022
Total Views: 1629

Friday, January 14, 2022
Alaska cruise ship in port
Cruise Ships

FMC Issues Final Report on COVID-19’s Impact on Cruise Industry

U.S. Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) Commissioner Louis E. Sola issued his final report Friday from the FMC’s fact finding investigation into COVID-19

January 14, 2022
Total Views: 1513

Thursday, January 13, 2022
Cruise Ships

U.S. CDC’s Conditional Sailing Order for Cruise Ships Set to Become Voluntary

The U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevent’s conditional sailing order for cruise ships is set to switch to a voluntary program later this month,

January 13, 2022
Total Views: 1658

Wednesday, January 12, 2022
Cargo ship Guangdong Port
Shipping

Supply Chains Brace for Impact as Omicron Hits China

By Enda Curran (Bloomberg) — An omicron outbreak in China is sending jitters through supply chains as manufacturers and shippers brace for disruption

January 12, 2022
Total Views: 1634

Monday, January 10, 2022
yantian port
Ports

China Tightens Restrictions Near Key Port Amid New Virus Cases

By Ann Koh (Bloomberg) — China tightened restrictions on vehicles entering Shenzhen, spurring concern that the delivery of goods to and from one of the

January 10, 2022
Total Views: 1805

Saturday, January 8, 2022
Cruise Ships

Royal Caribbean Pauses Sailings Due To Omicron Concerns

by Jahnavi Nidumolu (Reuters) Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd has paused some of its cruise operations amid rising numbers of COVID-19 infections due to the

January 8, 2022
Total Views: 2232

Thursday, January 6, 2022
Cruise Ships

Hurtigruten Cuts Short Antarctic Voyage After COVID Outbreak

OSLO, Jan 6 (Reuters) – Norwegian cruise operator Hurtigruten will cut short a voyage in the Antarctica region following an outbreak of coronavirus, the

January 6, 2022
Total Views: 1975

Wednesday, January 5, 2022
Cruise Ships

Royal Caribbean, Norwegian Cruise Line Cancel Sailings as Omicron Cases Surge

By Praveen Paramasivam Jan 5 (Reuters) – Royal Caribbean and Norwegian Cruise Line on Wednesday canceled sailings amid rising fears of Omicron-related

January 5, 2022
Total Views: 2403

Tuesday, January 4, 2022
Shipping

Cruise Operators Pause Operations in Brazil

BRASILIA, Jan 3 (Reuters) – Cruise ship companies in Brazil will suspend most operations until Jan. 21, an industry association said on Monday, after

January 4, 2022
Total Views: 921