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By Alex Smith May 8, 2020 FORESHIP Project Hygiea could have a significant impact on the industry’s future, says Foreship’s Mattias Jörgensen Naval architecture and marine engineering firm Foreship has...
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By Natasha Frost May 8, 2020 In late February, as the first cases of Covid-19 were reported in the US, Melinda Mann, a crew member with the cruise company Holland America, boarded the Oosterdam in San Diego, to take a job working with youth staff...

Rosie Spinks, Skift - May 05, 2020 8:30 am This isn’t the first time Carnival has announced a return to cruising in the last month. What’s needed here is specifics on how things will be different (and safer) when ships set sail again.— Rosie S
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Costa Fascinosa, left, with Costa Magica, 2013 (file image) Though cruise sailings have been largely suspended, fatalities related to COVID-19 outbreaks on board cruise ships have continued to rise - an expected consequence of the large number of infections...
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By Katherine Lawrey 16 MARCH 2020 • 4:30PM The global cruise industry is taking an unprecedented break from operations as travel restrictions due to coronavirus take hold aroud the world.  The first cruise operator to announce it was suspending its river...
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BY THE MARITIME EXECUTIVE 02-17-2020 09:40:00 Diamond Princess (file image) Japan's health ministry confirmed Monday that 99 more people have tested positive for infection with coronavirus aboard the cruise ship Diamond Princess, bringing the total to 454 out of...

Marnie Hunter, CNN • Published 13th February 2020 (CNN) — As the novel coronavirus continues to spread, the cruise industry is under scrutiny following an outbreak that has left one ship quarantined in Asia and passengers worldwide worrying about whether they need to change their cruise plans.More...

BY NATHANIEL WEIXEL - 01/27/20 05:43 PM EST © Getty Images The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued its highest travel warning on Monday, urging Americans to avoid...

Katia Hetter, CNN • Updated 8th January 2020 (CNN) — Think your profanity-laced T-shirt would be fun to wear on your next cruise?Carnival Cruise Line says no.Guests should "ensure their clothing and accessories are respectful to fellow guests," reads Carnival's website FAQ.That means nothing...
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Shared from The Maritime Executive Grand Princess (file image) On Wednesday, the U.S. Coast Guard and U.S. Navy teamed up to medevac a 69-year-old passenger from the cruise ship Grand Princess about 210 miles northwest of Hilo, Hawaii.