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Royal Caribbean updates

Late last month, Royal Caribbean (RCI) announced several initiatives and protocols as part of its cruising restart. For example, for unvaccinated guests, RCI said that it now required travel insurance for Florida sailings. Unvaccinated passengers booked on cruises sailing [Read more...]

July 13th, 2021|Marketing|

Disney cancels test cruise

Disney Cruise Line has postponed its first test cruise since the onset of the pandemic after a few volunteers showed inconsistent COVID-19 test results. Several cruise lines are planning to resume voyages from the US after many months, with [Read more...]

July 13th, 2021|Safety|

VARD delivers ‘HANSEATIC spirit’

VARD has delivered ‘HANSEATIC spirit’ (pictured), the third expedition cruise vessel for Hamburg-based Hapag-Lloyd Cruises.  Her handover completes the series of three vessels in the new Hapag-Lloyd Cruises expedition class. ‘HANSEATIC spirit’ has now joined the expedition fleet [Read more...]

July 13th, 2021|Ships|

‘Global Mercy’ joins Mercy Ships

Following a ceremony at the shipyard in China at the end of last month, the world's largest civilian hospital ship, ‘Global Mercy’ (pictured), was delivered to the charity organisation Mercy Ships. Stena RoRo has been working on the global [Read more...]

July 13th, 2021|Ships|