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US Senate Approves Act Permitting Large Ships to Cruise to Alaska

Published May 13, 2021 8:59 PM by The Maritime Executive

In a voice vote, the U.S. Senate this afternoon approved the Alaska Tourism Recovery Act that would permit large cruise ships to o...


CDC Updates Guidance as Judge Hears Arguments in Florida’s Case

Published May 12, 2021 7:42 PM by The Maritime Executive

After being broadly criticized by the cruise industry for the level of restrictions that it plans to impose on cruise ships a...


Royal Caribbean Resumes Recruiting Indian Crewmembers

Published May 11, 2021 10:58 PM by Ankur Kundu

Michael Bayley, the president,and CEO of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd., announced through a Facebook post that the company will res...


Hurtigruten Launching Green Upgrades for Coastal Fleet with Kongsberg

Published May 11, 2021 5:16 PM by The Maritime Executive

In what is described as one of the largest environmental upgrades in the history of European shipping, Hurtigruten announced plans...


Cruise Industry Expresses Frustration with CDC and Florida Politics

Published May 7, 2021 6:49 PM by The Maritime Executive

The cruise industry is expressing its ongoing frustration at the uncertainties and lack of clear guidance which is delaying the re...


German Lines Resuming Domestic Cruises in May

Published May 7, 2021 2:35 PM by The Maritime Executive

Following the news that travel restrictions would be reduced in northern parts of Germany, the cruise industry announced plans to...


Texas Seeks to Join Florida’s Lawsuit to Overturn CDC Cruise Order

Published May 6, 2021 5:35 PM by The Maritime Executive

Texas is taking steps to join Florida’s lawsuit against the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that seeks...


CDC Issues Final Guidance to Restart U.S. Cruises

Published May 5, 2021 10:27 PM by The Maritime Executive

As part of the general effort to re-open America and provide updated guidance reflecting the evolution of the pandemic, the U...


Two Large Cruise Ships Return to Service in the Mediterranean

Published May 3, 2021 7:46 PM by The Maritime Executive

As the first step to restring cruise operations for the summer of 2021 in the Mediterranean, two large ships returned to service o...


CDC Says U.S. Cruises Should Sail By Summer

Published Apr 29, 2021 6:17 PM by The Maritime Executive

After weeks of criticism, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a letter to the cruise industry on Apri...

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