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First Large Cruise Ships Start Sailing in Post-Covid-19 Service

Published Jul 26, 2020 4:08 PM by The Maritime Executive

Large ocean-going cruise ships took their first tentative steps to resume service. Cruises departed this weekend aboard ships sail...


Meyer Werft Floats Out New Cruise Ship Spirit of Adventure for Saga

Published Jul 24, 2020 7:49 PM by The Maritime Executive

The Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany floated out the world’s newest cruise ship, the 58,250 gross ton Spirit of Ad...


U.S. CDC Calls for Input Before Resumption of North American Cruising

Published Jul 24, 2020 3:13 PM by The Maritime Executive

In what is being seen as potentially a key step for the resumption of cruising in North America, the Centers for Disease Control a...


Video: Famed Cruise Ship Monarch Beached for Scrapping

Published Jul 22, 2020 6:40 PM by The Maritime Executive

A startling and saddening video for many emerged today on social media showing the last moment of the cruise ship known as the Mon...


Princess Cruises Cancels Most Trips To Dec 15 Three Months Beyond CDC

Published Jul 22, 2020 5:57 PM by The Maritime Executive

Princess Cruises, which had been the first of the large North American cruise lines in March 2020 to announce a suspension of oper...


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

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

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


CMV Becomes the Third Cruise Line To Go Out of Business in a Month

Published Jul 20, 2020 8:59 PM by The Maritime Executive

Cruise and Maritime Voyages, a cruise operator focusing on the British market, was placed in receivership late today. This ends se...


Carnival Cruise Line Completes Crew Repatriation Efforts

Published Jul 17, 2020 9:10 PM by The Maritime Executive

Carnival Cruise Line is in the final stages of repatriating its crew members. More than 26,000 crew members have been sent home fr...


Celestyal Cruises Buys Carnival Ship

Published Jul 17, 2020 8:23 PM by The Maritime Executive

Celestyal Cruises announced that it has acquired the Costa NeoRomantica cruise ship from Costa Cruises. It becomes the seven...


Pandemic Creates Future Maritime Transport Market for Coastal Cities

Published Jul 16, 2020 9:32 PM by The Maritime Executive

The pandemic lockdown has temporarily been shut down the cruise ship industry and drastically reduced passenger airlines travel an...

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