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
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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
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Thursday, July 15, 2021
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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
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Friday, June 11, 2021
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Senator Lee of Utah Introduces Bills to Repeal the Passenger Vessel Services Act

U.S. Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) from the landlocked state of Utah has introduced legislation to permanently repeal the Passenger Vessel Services Act, calling it an outdated and protectionist law that...

June 11, 2021
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Tuesday, May 25, 2021
Radiance at Hubbard Glacier - Alaska
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President Biden Signs Bill to Restore Foreign-Flagged Cruises to Alaska

President Biden on Monday signed a bill to temporarily waive requirements of the Passenger Vessel Services Act (PVSA), allowing foreign-flag cruise ships to sail from Washington to Alaska without making...

May 25, 2021
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Friday, May 21, 2021
alaska cruises
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Alaska Cruises Set to Resume as Congress Passes Bill to Waive Passenger Vessel Services Act

Cruises to Alaska are set to resume this summer after Congress passed a bill waiving the U.S. law that normally requires foreign flag cruises sailing between Washington and Alaska to...

May 21, 2021
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Friday, May 14, 2021
Radiance at Hubbard Glacier - Alaska
Cruise Ships

U.S. Senates Passes Bill to Waive Passenger Vessel Services Act Requirements for Alaska Cruises

The U.S. Senate on Thursday unanimously passed legislation to temporarily waive requirements of the Passenger Vessel Services Act (PVSA), allowing large cruise ships to sail to Alaska without making a...

May 14, 2021
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Monday, March 8, 2021
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Alaska Senators Propose Passenger Vessel Services Act Waiver to Save State’s Cruise Tourism

Alaskan Senators Lisa Murkowski and Dan Sullivan (R-AK) have introduced legislation to help the Alaskan tourism industry by providing a waiver of Passenger Vessel Services Act (PVSA) restrictions for cruise...

March 8, 2021
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