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Hurtigruten temporarily suspends expedition cruises

In response to a coronavirus outbreak on board ‘Roald Amundsen’, Hurtigruten has temporarily suspended all expedition sailings. This suspension will affect the ships ‘Roald Amundsen’, ‘Fridtjof Nansen’ and ‘Spitsbergen’ until further notice. Some 36 crew members and several guests [Read more...]

August 3rd, 2020|Safety|

Scenic Joins IAATO

Scenic Group has joined the International Association of Antarctica Tour Operators (IAATO) as an official member. This move follows the inaugural season sailing and exploring Antarctica with the ‘Scenic Eclipse’, the company said. Scenic claimed that the Polar [Read more...]

July 27th, 2020|Environment|

RCL introduces emuster drill

Royal Caribbean (RCI) has changed the way guests will conduct safety drills. The company has introduced a digital app, which will help with promoting social distancing on board. Called Muster 2.0, the rollout of these new safety drills [Read more...]

July 27th, 2020|Safety|

FSG’s insolvency proceedings to start

The Flensburg District Court is to open insolvency proceedings concerning Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft mbH (FSG) on 1st August, according to the ro-ro shipbuilder in an update. FSG filed for the opening of insolvency proceedings at Flensburg’s local court in [Read more...]

July 27th, 2020|Finance|