Friday, August 21, 2020
Cruise Ship Window In Rain
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Asia’s Only Sailing Cruise Line Is Fully Booked And In Trouble

  by K. Oanh Ha (Bloomberg) – The Hong Kong-based cruise operator that spooked creditors this week by suspending all payments is still sailing a fully booked ship despite the crippling...

August 21, 2020
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Wednesday, August 19, 2020
National Geographic Sea Lion Cruise Ship
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Has Lindblad Cracked The Code To Covid-Free Cruising?

by Fran Golden (Bloomberg) –Adventure cruise operator Lindblad Expeditions thinks it’s cracked the code for safe cruising during a pandemic: Shelter passengers in a moving bubble of protection from viruses,...

August 19, 2020
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Hong Kong Cruise Ship Owner Suspends Payments to Creditors

by Denise Wee (Bloomberg) Genting Hong Kong Ltd., a cruise ship operator, will temporarily suspend all payments to its creditors, which will likely result in events of defaults, it said...

August 19, 2020
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Tuesday, August 18, 2020
MSC Grandiosa in Port
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First Med Cruise Ship Departs Since COVID-19 Outbreak

Last week Italy’s government gave permission for cruise lines to resume operations and, on Sunday, MSC Grandiosa became the first cruise ship to sail the Mediterranean since the outbreak of...

August 18, 2020
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Monday, August 17, 2020
Ruby Princess Cruise Ship In Los Angeles
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COVID-19: Cruise Ship Linked To Australia’s ‘Worst Outbreak’

by Colin Packham (Reuters) – The leader of Australia’s New South Wales state apologized on Monday for failing to stop people carrying the coronavirus from disembarking from the  Carnival Corporation owned...

August 17, 2020
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Monday, August 10, 2020
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Royal Caribbean Reports Bigger-Than-Expected Loss

Aug 10 (Reuters) – Royal Caribbean Group reported a bigger-than-expected quarterly loss on Monday, as the cruise operator suffered from a coronavirus-driven halt to sailings that is now on course...

August 10, 2020
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Wednesday, August 5, 2020
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Industry Extends U.S. Cruise Suspension to October 31

Aug 5 (Reuters) – U.S. cruise operators have agreed to voluntarily suspend ocean voyages until at least Oct. 31, an industry body said on Wednesday, as new COVID-19 infections continue...

August 5, 2020
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Tuesday, August 4, 2020
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Carnival Corporation Confirms Sale of Two Ships for Recycling in Turkey

Carnival Corporation announced agreements for the recycling of two retired cruise ships scheduled to leave its fleet. Carnival said the move comes as part of the its strategy for a...

August 4, 2020
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Monday, August 3, 2020
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Hurtigruten Halting Cruises After Outbreak

By Terje Solsvik and Gwladys Fouche OSLO, Aug 3 (Reuters) – Norwegian cruise line Hurtigruten is halting all its so-called expedition cruises until further notice following an outbreak of COVID-19...

August 3, 2020
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Friday, July 31, 2020
Hurtigruten's cruise ship MS Roald Amundsen is seen in the sea near Ulsteinvik
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Four Crew Members on Hurtigruten Cruise Ship Hospitalized with COVID-19

By Terje Solsvik OSLO, July 31 (Reuters) – Four crew members on a Norwegian cruise vessel were diagnosed with COVID-19 after it arrived at the Arctic port of Tromsoe early...

July 31, 2020
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Friday, July 17, 2020
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Carnival Announces Sale of Four Holland America Cruise Ships

Carnival Corporation has announced the sale of four Holland America Line cruise ships to undisclosed buyers as the world’s leading cruise company sheds older tonnage amid the coronavirus pandemic. The...

July 17, 2020
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Thursday, July 16, 2020
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U.S. CDC Extends Cruise Ship No-Sail Order Until October

July 16 (Reuters) – The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Thursday extended its no-sail order for all cruise ships through September end, in a bid to...

July 16, 2020
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Wednesday, July 15, 2020
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Carnival to Raise $1.26 Billion in Debt for COVID-19 Relief

July 15 (Reuters) – Carnival Corp is planning to raise about $1.26 billion in a bond offering, the beleaguered cruise operator said Wednesday as it struggles to stay afloat after...

July 15, 2020
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Judge Dismisses Cruise Passengers’ COVID-19 Lawsuits

By Tom Hals July 15 (Reuters) – A federal judge dismissed lawsuits by Grand Princess cruise ship passengers who sued for emotional distress caused by their fear of exposure to...

July 15, 2020
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Friday, July 10, 2020
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The World’s Cruise Ships Can’t Sail. Now, What to Do With Them?

By Fran Golden (Bloomberg) –Hundreds of people lined the banks of Glasgow’s River Clyde a few weeks ago for the rare sight of a small, high-end cruise ship sailing upriver—practically...

July 10, 2020
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carnival cruise ship
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Carnival Corporation to Begin Cruises in Phases

July 10 (Reuters) – Carnival Corp said on Friday it was planning to resume operations in a phased manner and would operate with a smaller fleet on its return, months...

July 10, 2020
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Thursday, July 9, 2020
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TUI Completes Sale of Hapag-Lloyd Cruises to Joint Venture

Germany-based TUI Group has completed the sale of its subsidiary Hapag-Lloyd Cruises to TUI Cruises, a joint venture which TUI has with Royal Caribbean. TUI Group agreed to the sale...

July 9, 2020
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Monday, July 6, 2020
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Cruise CEOs Insist Ships Are Safe, Prepare New Health Protocols

By Jonathan Levin and Christopher Palmeri (Bloomberg) –Two of the world’s largest cruise operators insist their ships are no more vulnerable to the spread of the new coronavirus than other...

July 6, 2020
Total Views: 19

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Rival Cruise Lines Create Panel to Advise for the Covid-19 Era

By Christopher Palmeri and Jonathan Levin (Bloomberg) –Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. and Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd., two long-time rivals in the cruise business, have joined forces to study ways...

July 6, 2020
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Monday, June 22, 2020
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New Zealand Extends Ban on Cruise Ships and Tightens Border Rules

WELLINGTON, June 22 (Reuters) – New Zealand on Monday extended a ban on cruise ships arriving in the country and tightened measures for visitors to exit quarantine, after reporting more...

June 22, 2020
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