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CLIA extends cruise suspension through October

US-based Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) has extended its members’ voluntary suspension of American cruise operations until at least 31st October, 2020 This is the third extension to be announced by the association, and follows the US Centre for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) ‘No-Sail [Read more...]

2020-08-12T15:23:54+00:00 August 6th, 2020|Safety|

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 on board ‘Roald Amundsen’ have tested positive [Read more...]

2020-08-03T15:12:45+00:00 August 3rd, 2020|Safety|

Cruise Ship Interiors Awards 2020

The first ever Cruise Ship Interiors Awards recognises the vast and diverse talent that is so abundant in the cruise interiors industry. International Cruise Ship industry is proud to be associated with this event. So sit back and sip that bubbly and celebrate the video.

2020-07-28T08:20:56+00:00 July 28th, 2020|Marketing|

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 Code 6 class ship was purpose-built with [Read more...]

2020-07-27T15:37:40+00:00 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 was initiated in Germany last week on [Read more...]

2020-07-27T15:35:49+00:00 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 April. The court approved the application, allowing [Read more...]

2020-07-27T15:19:26+00:00 July 27th, 2020|Finance|