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Construction of World's Largest LNG-Fueled RoRo Ship Begins

RoRo

CIMC Raffles has cut the first steel for a new LNG-powered RoRo vessel ordered by Wallenius SOL. 

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Carnival to Put Majority of Its Ships in Prolonged Layups

Carnival Imagination

Carnival Corporation expects to put a vast majority of its ships in prolonged layups.

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Thousands of Cruise Ship Crew Members Stranded at Sea

Cruise ship crew

Thousands of seafarers employed on cruise ships are still stranded at sea.

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Holland America's Ships With Sick Guests Dock in Florida

Zaandam

MS Zaandam and MS Rotterdam arrive in Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

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Carnival’s Brands Extend Voyage Pause until Mid of May

Carnival

Carnival Corporation's North American cruise line operators are extending their suspension of cruise voyages.

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Holland America's 2 Ships Pass Panama Canal

Zaandam

Coronavirus-hit Zaandam rendezvouses with sister ship to transfer passengers before both ships transit the Panama Canal.

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Readers' Picks of the Week

Here are the most read stories of the previous week.

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Coronavirus' Impact on New Cruise Ship Orders to Be Immense

Meyer Werft

Apart from the ongoing health crisis, the cruise industry is currently also faced with an economic crisis. 

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FSG Delivers Eighth RoRo Newbuild to Siem

FSG has delivered another 32,336 GT roll-on/roll-off (RoRo) ferry to Siem Europe. 

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NCL Investigated for Alleged Downplaying of COVID-19 Risks

Norwegian Cruise Line

Florida attorney general launched an investigation into alleged misleading sales pitches from Norwegian Cruise Line.

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Coronavirus Survived 17 Days on Cabin Surfaces

Diamond Princess

The coronavirus found on cabin surfaces of infected passengers up to 17 days after cabins were vacated.

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Cruise Ship Heading to Florida with 42 Ill People on Board

Zaandam

A Holland America Line cruise ship, with 42 ill people on board, has been turned away by ports in Chile. 

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Royal Caribbean Secures USD 2.2 Bn Loan to Bolster Liquidity

Royal Caribbean

Royal Caribbean Cruises secures a USD 2.2 billion 364-day secured term loan facility to boost its liquidity.

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Ruby Princess Passenger Infected with Covid-19 Passes Away

Ruby Princess

A female passenger from the Ruby Princess cruise ship, passed away in hospital this morning.

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Ports of Stockholm Halves Port Fees for Ferries

Ports of Stockholm

Ports of Stockholm has halved port fees for ferries at all three of the company’s ports.

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4 People on board Ruby Princess Test Positive to Coronavirus

Ruby Princess

Four people onboard Ruby Princess cruise ship have tested positive to coronavirus.

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Carnival Bracing for Net Loss in 2020 FY due to COVID-19

Carnival Triumph

Carnival Corporation expects to post a net loss for operations for the fiscal year ending November 30, 2020.

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Carnival Offers Its Cruise Ships to Serve as Hospitals

Carnival Victory

Carnival has offered select cruise ships for use as temporary hospitals to help address COVID-19.

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CMHI Haimen Launches, Cuts 1st Steel for SunStone Newbuilds

Ulstein

On March 16, China Merchants Heavy Industry (CMHI) Haimen celebrated two milestones.

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Hurtigruten to Take All Ships Out of Service amid COVID-19

Hurtigruten

As a response to the global coronavirus pandemic, Hurtigruten suspends all operations on the Norwegian coast.

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P&O Cruises' New LNG-Fueled Vessel Leaves Shipyard

Meyer Werft

Iona left Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany, on March 18 to be conveyed on the river Ems to Eemshaven.

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AIDAmira Passengers Test Negative for COVID-19

AIDA

There are no coronavirus cases on board AIDAmira, a cruise ship currently docked at the Port of Cape Town.

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ITF Slams Flag States for Failure to Protect Seafarers

Cruise ship

ITF criticizes flag states over failure to protect seafarers’ and passenger’s health during the humanitarian crisis.

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Hurtigruten, Color Line and Fjord Line Lay Off Thousands

Hurtigruten

Three Norwegian cruise and ferry operators are laying off thousands due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Corona Crew Member Potentially Infected with COVID-19

Coronavirus

South African authorities place two seafarers into isolation due to COVID-19 onboard Corona.

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Grand Princess Departs from Oakland, All Guests Disembarked

Grand Princess

Grand Princess left the Port of Oakland after all of its guests and half of the crew members disembarked the ship.

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Coronavirus-Hit Cruise Ship Still Stranded off Bahamas

Braemar

Braemar cruise ship with almost 700 passengers on board is still searching for a port where it could dock.

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