Monday, October 4, 2021
carnival glory
Cruise Ships

Carnival Plans Loan Sale to Refinance Costly Pandemic Bonds

By Davide Scigliuzzo (Bloomberg) — Carnival Corp. is taking another stab at replacing expensive bonds sold at the onset of the pandemic with a new $1.5 billion loan. The cruise ship...

October 4, 2021
Total Views: 2121

Friday, September 24, 2021
Cruise Ships

Posting Latest Quarterly Loss, Carnival Says Bookings for 2022 Second Half Above Pre-Pandemic Levels

ept 24 (Reuters) – Carnival Corp said on Friday cruise bookings for the second half of 2022 were ahead of pre-pandemic levels, in a sign the cruise operator expects a...

September 24, 2021
Total Views: 673

Thursday, September 23, 2021
Alaska cruise ship in port
Cruise Ships

Senator Murkowski Introduces Bill to Exempt Large Alaska Cruises from the Passenger Vessel Services Act

U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) has officially introduced new legislation today to provide a permanent exemption from the Passenger Vessel Services Act for foreign-flagged cruises to Alaska. The Cruising for...

September 23, 2021
Total Views: 2316

carnival glory
Cruise Ships

Carnival Corp On Track for Restarting Half Its Fleet By End of October

The world’s largest cruise company is on track to have half of its fleet capacity return to service by the end of October, with plans to return 65% of its...

September 23, 2021
Total Views: 635

Thursday, September 16, 2021
Cruise Ships

U.S. Senator Murkowski Planning Legislation To Permanently Exempt Alaska Cruises From The Passenger Vessel Services Act

U.S. Senator for Alaska Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) has announced new legislation to permanently exempt cruises between the Lower 48 and Alaska from the Passenger Vessel Services Act (PVSA). The Passenger...

September 16, 2021
Total Views: 30496

Thursday, August 26, 2021
Cruise Ships

Carnival’s Diamond Princess Cruise Ship Delays Return to Sailing to Spring

Aug 25 (Reuters) – The Diamond Princess cruise ship, which became one of the earliest hotbeds for coronavirus infections when the pandemic broke out last year, will delay its return...

August 26, 2021
Total Views: 1229

Saturday, August 21, 2021
Disney Cruise Ship Underway
Finance

CDC Says Vaccinated Cruisers Should Avoid Voyages

By Jonathan Levin (Bloomberg) Cruise shares slipped in after-market trading late Friday after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said high-risk travelers should avoid cruise ship travel, whether they are...

August 21, 2021
Total Views: 760

Friday, August 13, 2021
carnival vista
Cruise Ships

Carnival Vista Arrives in Belize with 27 Cases of COVID-19, Mostly Among Crew

A Carnival Cruise Line ship arrived in Belize this week reporting 27 cases of COVID-19, almost all among vaccinated crew members, Belize officials have said. The Carnival Vista called in...

August 13, 2021
Total Views: 2485

Wednesday, August 11, 2021
Cruise Ships

Restarting Cruises Has Become a Game of ‘Operational Whack-a-Mole’

By Fran Golden (Bloomberg) — David Hakimian, 58, an oncologist from the Chicago area, was looking forward to a week of lazy days on Caribbean beaches when he boarded Windstar’s 312-passenger, recently...

August 11, 2021
Total Views: 2073

Monday, August 9, 2021
cruise ships in miami
Cruise Ships

Judge Rules Norwegian Cruise Line Brands Can Require Proof of Vaccines in Florida

By Tom Hals and Jan Wolfe Aug 8 (Reuters) – A U.S. judge has allowed Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. to demand that passengers show written proof of coronavirus vaccination...

August 9, 2021
Total Views: 1196

Friday, August 6, 2021
Cruise Ships

Norwegian Cruise Line Posts Massive Loss

by Praveen Paramasivam (Reuters) Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings, whose Encore ship is set to mark the company’s return to sailing from U.S. ports over the weekend, reported a bigger quarterly loss on...

August 6, 2021
Total Views: 1491

Wednesday, August 4, 2021
Royal Caribbean's Quantum of the Seas
Cruise Ships

Royal Caribbean Falls on Earnings Miss, Delta Variant

By Jonathan Levin (Bloomberg) — Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. tumbled after reporting second-quarter results that fell short of Wall Street projections and saying the delta variant of Covid-19 is having a...

August 4, 2021
Total Views: 3213

Radiance at Hubbard Glacier - Alaska
Cruise Ships

Royal Caribbean To Fully Resume Cruises In 2022 Despite Delta Surge In Florida

Royal Caribbean International, which operates the biggest cruise ships in the world, including “Symphony of the Seas,” said on Tuesday it will restart sailing in September, and the complete fleet of ships...

August 4, 2021
Total Views: 1017

Monday, August 2, 2021
destiney-cruise-ships
Cruise Ships

The Cruise-To-Nowhere Trend

By Will Davies (Bloomberg) — Genting Hong Kong Ltd., the operator of giant cruise ships, is piling into the trip-to-nowhere game in its home market, offering “seacations” to Hongkongers who’ve been...

August 2, 2021
Total Views: 1856

Tuesday, July 27, 2021
Cruise Ship Decommissioning
Accidents

Report: Two Killed Dismantling Carnival Cruise Ship in Turkey

Two workers at a Turkish shipbreaking yard have died following an accident dismantling a Carnival cruise ship, according to an industry watchdog. The NGO Shipbreaking Platform reports that the accident...

July 27, 2021
Total Views: 5622

Cruise Ships

China Announces Largest Home-Built Cruise Ship

The Italian classification society RINA has signed an agreement with China’s Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding (SWS) to class the largest cruise ship ever built in China. SeaTrade reports that the ship will be...

July 27, 2021
Total Views: 2493

Wednesday, July 21, 2021
Cruise Ships

Carnival Selling $2.4 Billion Bond to Buy Back Costly Debt

By Paula Seligson (Bloomberg) — Carnival Corp. is selling $2.4 billion of new junk bonds to refinance debt the cruise ship company took on last year, when it was forced to...

July 21, 2021
Total Views: 974

Monday, July 19, 2021
carnival magic in cozumel
Cruise Ships

Carnival Cruise Line Announces More Ship Restarts

Carnival Cruise Line has announced the resumption of guest operations for three more ships in September and four in October as it continues to ramp up operations. With the announcement,...

July 19, 2021
Total Views: 2706

Sunday, July 18, 2021
Cruise Ships

U.S. Appeals Court Blocks Florida’s Suspension of CDC Cruise Ship Rules

By David Shepardson WASHINGTON, July 18 (Reuters) – A U.S. appeals court late Saturday in a 2-1 ruling put on hold a lower-court decision that said the U.S. Centers for...

July 18, 2021
Total Views: 4089

Thursday, July 15, 2021
Cruise Ships

Canada to Conditionally Allow Return of Cruise Ships in November

By Moira Warburton VANCOUVER, July 15 (Reuters) – Canada will allow cruise ships back into its waters starting in November as the COVID-19 pandemic fades, but they must fully comply...

July 15, 2021
Total Views: 1504