COVID-19


Monday, January 3, 2022
Cruise Ships

Brazilian Health Agency Warns Against Cruise Ship Travel

SAO PAULO, Jan 2 (Reuters) – Brazilian health agency Anvisa on Sunday warned passengers against boarding cruise ships operating along the Brazilian coast

January 3, 2022
Total Views: 1081

Cruise Ships

Passengers Disembark COVID-Hit Cruise Ship After 5 Days Stuck in Lisbon

By Miguel Pereira and Catarina Demony LISBON, Jan 3 (Reuters) – Disconsolate passengers stuck on a cruise ship moored in Lisbon’s port for five

January 3, 2022
Total Views: 1649

Sunday, January 2, 2022
Cruise Ships

COVID Outbreak Ends Voyage For Thousands Already Aboard Cruise Ship

LISBON, Jan 2 (Reuters) – The German operator of a cruise ship that has been stuck in Lisbon’s port due to an outbreak of the coronavirus

January 2, 2022
Total Views: 4081

Friday, December 31, 2021
Cruise Ships

CDC Says Everyone, Even Fully Vaccinated, Should Avoid Cruise Ships

Dec 30 (Reuters) – The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said people should avoid traveling on cruise ships regardless of their

December 31, 2021
Total Views: 1110

Tuesday, December 28, 2021
carnival magic in cozumel
Cruise Ships

Carnival Says Most Ship Itineraries Unchanged Amid Omicron

Dec 28 (Reuters) – Carnival Corp said on Tuesday a majority of its ships’ itineraries were unchanged despite a surge in cases of the Omicron

December 28, 2021
Total Views: 985

Shipping

More Supply Chain Chaos Expected as Omicron Forces Transport Workers to Quit

By K. Oanh Ha and Ann Koh (Bloomberg) — From seafarers refusing to get back on ships to truck drivers whose concern over Covid-related border closures

December 28, 2021
Total Views: 3083

Monday, December 27, 2021
port of rotterdam
Shipping

EU Weighs Sweeping New Powers to Maintain Supplies During Crises

By Jorge Valero (Bloomberg) — The European Union is weighing a broad set of new powers, including possible export controls, that would give it the

December 27, 2021
Total Views: 1440

Sunday, December 26, 2021
Cruise Ships

Covid Hits Cruises Once Again

By Humeyra Pamuk and Gabriella Borter WASHINGTON/NEW YORK, Dec 26 (Reuters) – U.S. airlines canceled more than 1,300 flights on Sunday as COVID-19

December 26, 2021
Total Views: 4504

Saturday, December 25, 2021
odyssey of the seas
Cruise Ships

Odyssey Of The Seas Skips Planned Stops On Covid Outbreak

By Jill R. Shah (Bloomberg) Royal Caribbean Cruises diverted a ship from planned stops in Curacao and Aruba after cases of Covid-19 broke out on board, the

December 25, 2021
Total Views: 3031

Monday, December 20, 2021
Cruise Ships

Royal Caribbean Says 48 ‘Symphony of the Seas’ Passengers Test Positive for COVID-19

Dec 20 (Reuters) – Royal Caribbean Group said on Monday 48 people on its Symphony of the Seas cruise ship tested positive for COVID-19, fueling concerns

December 20, 2021
Total Views: 2210

carnival magic in cozumel
Offshore

Omicron Hits Carnival’s Near-Term Cruise Bookings

Dec 20 (Reuters) – Carnival Corp said on Monday Omicron has hurt near-term bookings, but demand for cruises late next year and 2023 suggest that the

December 20, 2021
Total Views: 1227

Thursday, December 16, 2021
Shipping

Shipping Groups Launch Seafarer Quarantine Network as Omicron Spread Threatens Border Restrictions

Leading shipping groups representing shipowners, seafarers’ unions, and maritime employers have partnered up to establish their own international network of

December 16, 2021
Total Views: 2689

Monday, December 13, 2021
seafarer on deck with a mask
Shipping

WHO and ILO Form ‘Action Group’ to Help Protect Transport Workers’ Right to Travel as Omicron Spread Threatens Restrictions

The World Health Organization (WHO) and International Labour Organization (ILO) have agreed to form an Action Group with major international transport

December 13, 2021
Total Views: 979

Sunday, December 12, 2021
coco development South Carolina
Maritime News

Chinese Seafarers Face Crew Change Challenges

By Ann Koh (Bloomberg) Chinese seafarers weary of the pandemic are returning home to celebrate the Spring Festival early next year, adding to a shortage of

December 12, 2021
Total Views: 4436

Friday, December 10, 2021
Ports

New Ningbo Lockdown Shows Covid Threat Hanging Over Supply Chains

By Sam Whelan (The Loadstar) – A new partial lockdown in Ningbo has highlighted the threat to container supply chains from China’s strict zero-Covid

December 10, 2021
Total Views: 1284

Monday, December 6, 2021
Shipping

Omicron Case Suspected on Norwegian Cruise Ship with Outbreak in New Orleans

By Maria Caspani Dec 6 (Reuters) – At least 17 COVID-19 cases, including a probable case of the Omicron variant, have been detected among passengers and

December 6, 2021
Total Views: 1481

Sunday, December 5, 2021
Cruise Ships

COVID Found Among Crew And Passengers On Norwegian Cruise Ship

Dec 5 (Reuters) – A cruise ship set to dock in New Orleans with over 3,000 passengers has detected 10 cases of COVID-19 among its crew and guests, the

December 5, 2021
Total Views: 3275

Friday, December 3, 2021
Shipping

Maersk Family Buys COVID-19 Test Maker Unilabs

By Christian Wienberg (Bloomberg) — AP Moller Holding A/S, which invests the wealth of the billionaire Maersk family, has agreed to buy Covid-19 test

December 3, 2021
Total Views: 1573

seafarer on deck with a mask
Shipping

Transport Groups Warn That ‘Knee-Jerk’ Reactions to Omicron Variant Could Spark Worse Supply Chain Disruptions

Organizations and unions from across the transportation sector are warning that world leaders’ knee-jerk reactions to the Omicron variant of COVID-19 are

December 3, 2021
Total Views: 752

Tuesday, November 30, 2021
Cruise Ships

No Cruise Ship Cheer for Cape Town Tourism Amid Omicron Alarm

By Wendell Roelf CAPE TOWN, Nov 30 (Reuters) – The docking of the Europa passenger liner in Cape Town on Tuesday was meant to be a ribbon-cutting

November 30, 2021
Total Views: 1222