Tuesday, January 19, 2021
Cruise Ships

Royal Caribbean to Sell Azamara Brand for $201 Million Cash

Jan 19 (Reuters) – Royal Caribbean Group said it would sell its Azamara line to private equity firm Sycamore Partners for $201 million in cash, to focus more on its...

January 19, 2021
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Monday, January 11, 2021
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Cruise Ships

Carnival Corp. Reports Nearly $2 Billion Quarterly Loss as Cruise Cancellations Weigh

Jan 11 (Reuters) – Carnival Corp reported a bigger-than-expected preliminary fourth-quarter net loss on Monday as the cruise operator’s business was brought to a virtual standstill by the COVID-19 pandemic....

January 11, 2021
Total Views: 1477

Monday, December 14, 2020
Cruise Ships

Incoming Biden Administration Faces Early Test with Cruise Shipping’s Return

By Lars Erik Taraldsen and Michael Smith (Bloomberg) — The Norwegian cruise line Hurtigruten Group was ready to show the world that ships could be made safe from Covid-19. It outfitted...

December 14, 2020
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Wednesday, December 9, 2020
Cruise Ships

False-Positive COVID Diagnosis Shows Challenges of Cruise Shipping’s Return

By Kyunghee Park (Bloomberg) — A Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ship on a four-day pleasure trip was forced to return to port in Singapore and confine passengers in their cabins after...

December 9, 2020
Total Views: 3605

Cruise Ships

Singapore’s ‘Cruise-to-Nowhere’ Ends Early Amid COVID Scare

By Chen Lin and Yi Shu Ng SINGAPORE, Dec 9 (Reuters) – A Royal Caribbean “cruise-to-nowhere” from Singapore began disembarking its nearly 1,700 passengers who were confined to their cabins...

December 9, 2020
Total Views: 2296

Friday, November 27, 2020
Shipbuilding

Fincantieri Reveals Plans for Major New Shipyard in Yucatan, Mexico

Italian shipbuilding group Fincantieri has revealed plans to manage a major new shipyard in Mexico’s Yucatan state capable of servicing some of world’s largest cruise vessels, cargo ships and oil...

November 27, 2020
Total Views: 4564

Sunday, November 22, 2020
Cruise Ships

U.S. CDC Recommends Against All Cruise Ship Travel

Nov 21 (Reuters) – The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on Saturday it recommended that all people avoid cruise ship travel as the risk of COVID-19...

November 22, 2020
Total Views: 4134

Wednesday, November 18, 2020
Cruise Ships

Carnival Cancels More 2021 Cruises

As it continues to build and implement its plan to meet the requirements of the Framework for Resuming Cruise Ship Operations Order issued on Oct. 30 by the Centers for...

November 18, 2020
Total Views: 3598

Tuesday, November 17, 2020
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Cruise Ships

SeaDream Cancels 2020 Cruising Retrun After COVID-19 Outbreak

By Nora Buli (Reuters) – Norwegian-owned cruise-ship operator SeaDream Yacht Club has canceled all sailing for the remainder of 2020 after positive COVID-19 test results onboard one of its cruises, it said...

November 17, 2020
Total Views: 915

Thursday, November 12, 2020
Cruise Ships

First Cruise Back in Caribbean Has COVID-19 Case On Board

Update: Seadream Halts Cruise as More Passengers Test Positive for Virus Passengers are locked down on board the SeaDream 1 cruise ship after a passenger had tested positive for COVID-19....

November 12, 2020
Total Views: 403

Cruise Ships

Norwegian Cruise Line Posts Third Straight Quarterly Loss

Nov 9 (Reuters) – Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd reported its third straight quarterly loss on Monday, as the COVID-19 pandemic brought the cruise industry to a standstill. Cruise operators...

November 12, 2020
Total Views: 150

Tuesday, November 10, 2020
Cruise Ships

Carnival May Sell $1.5 Billion in Stock After Vaccine Rally

By Jonathan Levin (Bloomberg) –Carnival Corp. filed to sell as much as $1.5 billion in stock, joining at least one other travel-related company in taking advantage of Monday’s rally on...

November 10, 2020
Total Views: 147

Friday, November 6, 2020
Cruise Ships

Singapore’s Cruise to Nowhere, Er, Sets Sail

By Travis Teo SINGAPORE, Nov 6 (Reuters) – Hit by cabin fever, hundreds of Singapore residents itching to get out of the tiny country boarded a “cruise to nowhere” on...

November 6, 2020
Total Views: 127

Tuesday, November 3, 2020
Cruise Ships

Cruise Lines Extend U.S. Sailing Suspension Until 2021

The trade association representing 95 percent of the global ocean-going ships says its members will maintain the voluntary suspension of cruise ship operations in the U.S. through the end of...

November 3, 2020
Total Views: 132

Monday, November 2, 2020
Cruise Ships

Royal Caribbean, Norwegian Suspend Cruises Through Year End

Nov 2 (Reuters) – Cruise operator Royal Caribbean Group said on Monday it would stop all its cruises through the end of the year, extending previous suspensions, as coronavirus infections...

November 2, 2020
Total Views: 72

Cruise Ships

U.S. CDC Clears Path for Cruise Ships to Return to Service

By Michael Smith and Jonathan Levin (Bloomberg) –The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Friday that it would lift a ban on cruises in U.S. waters, even as...

November 2, 2020
Total Views: 229

Friday, October 30, 2020
Cruise Ships

U.S. CDC Issues Framework to Resume Cruise Ship Sailings

By David Shepardson WASHINGTON, Oct 30 (Reuters) – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Friday issued a framework for a phased resumption of cruise ship operations after...

October 30, 2020
Total Views: 73

Thursday, October 29, 2020
Cruise Ship Breaking
Cruise Ships

The Messy, Booming Business of Recycling Cruise Ships

(Bloomberg) –Carnival Fantasy was a ship famous for its outlandish décor, all-night revelry and its size—back when 2,000 was an incredible number of passengers. The “Fun Ship” vibe it introduced...

October 29, 2020
Total Views: 1677

Cruise Ships

Royal Caribbean Posts Third Straight Billion-Dollar Loss

Oct 29 (Reuters) – Cruise operator Royal Caribbean Group’s revenue turned negative for the first time and it posted a billion-dollar net loss for the third straight quarter, underlining the...

October 29, 2020
Total Views: 95

Holland America Line Cruise Ship Nieuw Amsterdam In Port Everglades, Florida. Photo by Jack Konrad
Cruise Ships

With Stocks Plummeting The Cruise Lines Lobby Washington To Lift No Sail Order

(Bloomberg) – The world’s biggest cruise lines have roughly doubled the number of lobbyists they’re dispatching to congressional offices and several federal agencies this year. But as they try to resume...

October 29, 2020
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