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HOMICIDE?: Police Start Criminal Probe into Carnival Virus Cruise Ship

Cruise ship Ruby Princess docked against Sydney urban skyline

BLOOMBERG, APRIL 5, 2020 Almost a third of Australia’s coronavirus deaths have been attributed to Carnival’s Ruby Princess cruise ship, which last month was allowed to discharge its passengers in Sydney. Many later tested positive for COVID19. Homicide detectives are involved in the investigation. By Ainslie Chandler for Bloomberg – Police in Australia’s New South Wales state will start a criminal …

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Coronavirus Is Spreading and Cruise Ships Are STILL Sailing – BLOOMBERG

Map of world showing the position of cruise ships.

BLOOMBERG, APRIL 4, 2020 By Allison McCartney for Bloomberg – The cruise industry is underwater after ocean liners carrying thousands of passengers became some of the earliest and most high-profile spreaders of the novel coronavirus. At least a half-dozen ships are still at sea with passengers and crew on board as cruise lines navigate long trips back to port and struggle …

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Hit & Run Cruise Ship Update: Venezuelan Navy fired shots at cruise ship!

Venezuelan Navy Patrol Ship ANBV NAIGUATA (GCG-23)

PortandTerminal.com, April 2, 2020 The story about the cruise ship that rammed and sank the Venezuelan Navy vessel gets even more interesting. There are now claims that it was the Venezuelan Navy that fired warning shots at the cruise ship and rammed it. What’s going on here? CURACAO, VENEZUELA – There are now reports that the Venezuelan Navy ship Naiguata …

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BREAKING: Florida to allow two cruise ships to dock after impasse

Passengers look out from Holland America's cruise ship Zaandam as it enters the Panama City bay on March 27, 2020. LUIS ACOSTA/AFP/GETTY IMAGES

REUTERS, APRIL 2, 2020 Florida officials on Thursday said they were prepared to allow two Holland America cruise ships with coronavirus patients aboard dock at a port near Fort Lauderdale, resolving a days-long impasse that drew the attention of President Donald Trump. A unified command consisting of local, state and federal officials met via conference call late Wednesday to finalize …

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BREAKING: Coast Guard: Cruise ships must stay at sea with sick onboard

Two cruise ships at sea

PortandTerminal.com, April 1, 2020 The U.S. Coast Guard has directed all cruise ships to prepare to treat any sick passengers and crew on board while being sequestered “indefinitely” offshore during the coronavirus pandemic. MIAMI, FL – The U.S. Coast Guard has directed all cruise ships to prepare to treat any sick passengers and crew on board while being sequestered “indefinitely” …

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HIT & RUN: Cruise ship rams & sinks Venezuelan navy ship. Flees. Story gets crazier

Photo of cruise ship against backdrop of a city, dark stormy skies.

PortandTerminal.com, April 1, 2020 The Venezuelan navy OPV vessel the GC-23 Naiguata was sunk early yesterday morning after it collided with the Resolute, Passenger ship registered in Portugal. The Resolute continued to sale to Curaçao without rescuing the Venezuelan crew of the sinking vessel. CURACAO, VENEZUELA – There are multiple reports that the cruise ship RCGS RESOLUTE (IMO: 9000168) collided with …

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Gov. DeSantis doesn’t want people from COVID19 cruise ship ‘dumped’ in Florida

Holland America's cruise ship Zaandam navigates through the Panama Canal in Panama City on Sunday, March 29, 2020.Luis Acosta / AFP - Getty Images

PortandTerminal.com, March 31, 2020 The fate of passengers and crew from Holland America Line’s Zaandam cruise ship is still in question after Florida’s governor said Monday that he does not want to see them disembark in Florida. Who can blame him? MIAMI, FL – The Miami Herald reported yesterday that State Governor Ron DeSantis has said that he does not …

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