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Swedish Cruise Operator Birka Goes Out of Business

By The Maritime Executive 07-03-2020 06:52:42

The Scandinavia passenger shipping industry became the latest segment to respond to the financial pressures created by the coronav...

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Viking Reports High Demand for Future Mississippi Cruises

By The Maritime Executive 07-02-2020 10:21:18

River and ocean cruise operator Viking announced Thursday that it is opening bookings for its 2023 Mississippi River season ahead...

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EU Releases Guidance for Resumption of Cruising

By The Maritime Executive 07-02-2020 10:00:58

This week, the European Union's Healthy Gateways working group released interim advice for the resumption of cruise ship opera...

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Royal Caribbean Nearly Completes Trips Home for its Worldwide Crew

By The Maritime Executive 07-02-2020 08:30:50

Royal Caribbean Cruises, the parent company of the cruise lines, has nearly completed its efforts to repatriate crew members from...

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(Video) World's Largest Passenger Square Rigger Starts Service in 2021

By The Maritime Executive 07-02-2020 07:22:29

In a sign of optimism for the future of cruising, a new company recently announced plans to start operations in May 2021 sailing t...

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Hurtigruten Expands Cruising Including First Departures from Germany

By The Maritime Executive 07-02-2020 06:35:44

In June, Hurtigruten became the first ocean-going cruise line to resume service with its coastal voyages from Bergen, Norway saili...

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Harland & Wolff Makes Turnaround With Cruise and Ferry Refits

By The Maritime Executive 07-02-2020 06:32:08

The storied shipbuilder Harland & Wolff, which emerged from bankruptcy with new owners just last year, has experienced a resur...

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A Future Option for Cruising Canada’s St. Lawrence River

By Harry Valentine 07-02-2020 05:13:50

Short-distance and multi-day long-distance river cruises have steadily gained popularity amongst tourists, including along Canada&...

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Celestyal Announces Suspension of Cruising Through End of 2020

By The Maritime Executive 07-02-2020 02:15:00

Europe's reluctance to admit American travelers due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has significant implications for the Euro...

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ITF Assists With Crew Repatriations From CMV Cruise Ships

By The Maritime Executive 07-02-2020 01:51:39

Crew members stranded aboard the six cruise ships of the UK-cruise company Cruise & Maritime Voyages are being assisted by the...

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