Allan E. Jordan

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

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...

First Steps Taken for Return to Cruising

Published May 4, 2020 7:25 PM by Allan E. Jordan

Posted in: Cruise Ships

Carnival Cruise Line today became the first of the major cruise lines to release details for a return to service. The tentative st...

Cruise Ships Take on New Role

Published Apr 30, 2020 6:31 PM by Allan E. Jordan

Posted in: Cruise Ships

Cruise ships have been taking on a new role transporting the different lines' crew home as the public health crisis continues....

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