It will be another three months at least before cruise lines are able to start sailing from US ports, or calling at any American ports on itineraries from overseas, according to a […]
The world’s cruise lines have a number of different dates for when they’ll start operating again, some expedition lines have resumed services, along with four big ship lines in Europe in a […]
After holding out for a few weeks, Costa Cruises has followed the rest of the cruise industry in announcing it will suspend operations globally until May 30th, 2020.
While all healthy passengers have now disembarked Holland America Line’s Zaandam, the evacuation of passengers from Princess Cruises’ Coral Princess is ongoing with both cruise lines arranging charter flights home. Zaandam arrived […]
The United States’ Centres for Disease Control (CDC) has revealed that 21 cruise ships with a US port of call suffered at least one incidence of Coronavirus onboard in the four weeks […]
Carnival Cruise Line has offered the use of its ships as hospitals, cruise terminals in Los Angeles and New York are being used as field hospitals and Cunard Line’s three ships may […]
Norwegian Cruise Line has followed Royal Caribbean and Carnival Cruise Line in extending its voluntary suspension of all operations until May 10th.
Royal Caribbean has suspended the refurbishments of Allure of the Seas and Explorer of the Seas amid work stoppages at shipyards in Europe and the global shut down of the cruise industry […]
Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity Cruises and Costa Cruises are the first cruise lines to publicly announce that they will be extending the suspension of operations for further several weeks, amid the expectation […]
P&O Cruises has confirmed that it will no longer be able to cruise from South Africa on the final leg of its grand voyage from Hong Kong to Southampton after SA authorities […]
The US government and Carnival Corporation are in talks for ships in the company’s 105-ship fleet to be used as floating hospitals, accommodation or quarantine sites, according to President Donald Trump.
AIDAmira has been cleared to depart Cape Town after Coronavirus tests on six passengers came back negative, while the National Port Authority has also confirmed that no cruise ships will be allowed […]
MSC Cruises has been forced to abruptly cancel the remainder of its South African cruise season aboard MSC Orchestra following President Ramaphosa’s declaration of a state of disaster due to the Coronavirus […]
The German cruise ship AIDAmira, sailing her first-ever South African cruise season, has been put under quarantine in Cape Town due to suspected Coronavirus on-board.
MSC Orchestra will sail the remainder of her South African cruise season out of Durban and Cape Town, despite the state of national disaster declared by President Ramaphosa on Sunday evening.
The global Coronavirus pandemic is bringing the world’s cruise industry to a standstill amid growing fears over the vulnerability of cruise ships to on-board outbreaks of the virus.
MSC Cruises has cancelled its remaining four cruises from Dubai during the current 2019/2020 cruise season, during which it had two cruise ships homeporting in Dubai, but its remaining cruises from Durban, […]
All seven of the remaining cruise ships homeporting in Dubai have cancelled their cruise seasons, with ships currently playing a game of musical chairs as they take turns disembarking passengers and re-fueling […]
With the UAE having made the unprecedented decision to close all its cruise ports and suspend all cruise operations, Royal Caribbean has been forced to cancel the remainder of its cruise season […]
With a multitude of cruise ports around the world now placing extreme restrictions on cruise ships allowed to dock, or barring ships from visiting altogether, at least three cruise lines have announced […]