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Judge Grants Florida’s Motion for Injunction Against CDC Cruise Rules

Published Jun 18, 2021 7:31 PM by The Maritime Executive

A U.S. District Court judge ruled in favor of Florida in its effort to receive a temporary injunction against the U.S. Centers for...


CDC Lowers Cruise Travel Warnings, Reflecting Vaccination Progress

Published Jun 17, 2021 5:41 PM by The Maritime Executive

Nearly a year and a half after advising against all cruise travel, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention revised its...


Eight Crew with COVID Causes Royal Caribbean Ship to Delay Sailing

Published Jun 16, 2021 3:55 PM by The Maritime Executive

The same week that Royal Caribbean International is marking its return to North American cruising, the company announced that it i...


CBP Seizes Cocaine Smuggled Aboard Cruise Ship at Port Everglades

Published Jun 13, 2021 3:13 PM by The Maritime Executive

Cruise ship operations are about to return to the United States, bringing welcome relief to cruise lines and cruise-focused ports....


North America’s First LNG Cruise Ship Fuels Preparing for MV

Published Jun 11, 2021 9:12 PM by The Maritime Executive

North America’s first LNG-fueled cruise ship is preparing for its maiden voyage in July. Carnival Cruise Line’s new Ma...


Cruise Passengers Test Positive for COVID-19 in Caribbean and Italy

Published Jun 11, 2021 2:03 PM by The Maritime Executive

The restart of cruise operations continues to be challenged by COVID-19 despite efforts to create a bubble environment aboard the...


Texas Bans Vaccine Passports, Challenging Cruise Restart Plans

Published Jun 9, 2021 4:55 PM by The Maritime Executive

With the legal case challenging the Centers for Disease Control’s restrictions on cruises sailing from U.S. ports due to go...


At the Last Minute, Scotland Bans Cruise Ships Again

Published Jun 8, 2021 7:46 PM by The Maritime Executive

In a last-minute decision, the Scottish Government announced today that it decided to keep its ports closed to cruise ships at thi...


North America Cruise Restart Programs Proceeding

Published Jun 7, 2021 4:09 PM by The Maritime Executive

Efforts to restart the North American cruise industry are continuing to accelerate as the first large cruise ship set sail in the...


Mediation Impasse in Florida’s Suit Over CDC Cruise Restrictions

Published Jun 4, 2021 3:08 PM by The Maritime Executive

The mediator in the lawsuit brought by the state of Florida seeking to force the immediate restart of cruises informed the US Dist...

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