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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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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