Allan E. Jordan

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Allan E. Jordan is a regular contributor to The Maritime Executive Magazine's online and print editions.

Evolving Role

Published Oct 3, 2022 8:59 PM by Allan E. Jordan

Posted in: Shipping

The past few years have seen dramatic changes for the shipping industry and for ship registries – also known as flag states...

Royal Caribbean’s Last Original Ship Sold for Scrap After 50 Years 

Published Jan 26, 2022 5:59 PM by Allan E. Jordan

Posted in: Cruise Ships

The next to last of the 1960s purpose-built cruise ships that helped to build the modern cruise industry was beached yesterday in...

Lessons Learned

Published Sep 20, 2021 12:08 AM by Allan E. Jordan

Posted in: Shipping

One and a half years into the pandemic, the global community has gained a new appreciation of the importance of public health meas...

Restart

Published Mar 28, 2021 9:25 PM by Allan E. Jordan

Posted in: Cruise Ships

While 2020 was obviously a lost year for the cruise industry, it also helped accelerate change and, in unexpected ways, may have s...

Significant Cruise Business Activity Might Be a Year Away

Published Feb 5, 2021 11:17 AM by Allan E. Jordan

Posted in: Cruise Ships

The cruise industry continues to face significant obstacles to resuming service a year after it was forced to suspend operations a...

In Memoriam: Knut Utstein Kloster - Pioneer of Modern Cruising

Published Sep 20, 2020 1:41 PM by Allan E. Jordan

Posted in: Cruise Ships

Knut Utstein Kloster, one of the true pioneers of the modern cruise industry, passed away on September 20, 2020 at the age of 91....

COVID-19 Cases Rise on One Cruise Ship While Others Test Negative

Published Aug 6, 2020 10:28 PM by Allan E. Jordan

Posted in: Cruise Ships

The cruise industry is continuing to respond to and learn from the recent COVID-19 incidents. While the number of the cases associ...

Sovereign, the World's First Mega Cruise Ship, Arrives at Scrapyard

Published Jul 21, 2020 7:47 PM by Allan E. Jordan

Posted in: Cruise Ships

Just a month after Spain’s Pullmantur Cruises announced its insolvency, two of its cruise ships have arrived at the scrapyar...

Cruising Returns With A New Domestic Focus

Published Jun 4, 2020 1:42 PM by Allan E. Jordan

Posted in: Cruise Ships

Several cruise lines are finding innovative ways to resume operations despite the continuing restrictions on international travel...

Ports Planning to Deny Cruise Ships' Return

Published May 19, 2020 4:55 PM by Allan E. Jordan

Posted in: Cruise Ships

While many countries are taking the first steps to loosen restrictions put in place due to the spread of the novel coronavirus, fe...

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