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If cruising is to restart these questions need answering

Protestors. Masks. Placards.

PortandTerminal.com, October 23, 2020 Ports and employees who rely upon the cruise industry are pressuring the CDC to lift No Sail Order | These questions need to be answered before they do GALVESTON, TX – On Wednesday, employees at cruise ports in Texas and Florida held rallies to pressure the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to let a No-Sail …

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Is MSC’s new “Safe Air” system marketing hype or will it make cruising safe again?

MSC Cruise ship

PortandTerminal.com, October 21, 2020 GENEVA, SWITZERLAND– MSC Cruises announced today that it will become the world’s first cruise line to install something called a “Safe Air” sanitation system on one of its new cruise ships. HVAC systems on cruise ships are a hot area of discussion these days ever since the CDC flip-flopped on their guidance earlier this month and …

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33 Crew Members Test Positive for COVID-19 on a Norway Cruise

Cruise ship in Arctic

PortandTerminal.com, August 1, 2020 “By the time we were notified, the passengers had left the ship,” OSLO, NOWAY – Cruise line Hurtigruten’s expedition cruise ship Roald Amundsen sailed on a 7-day cruise from the arctic port of Tromsø, Norway on July 24 with 177 passengers and 160 crew. Norway has done a good job managing COVID-19 and people probably felt that the …

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Judge Dismisses Cruise Passengers’ COVID-19 Lawsuits

Elderly couple. Selfie

REUTERS, JULY 16, 2020 By Tom Hals July 15 (Reuters) – A federal judge dismissed lawsuits by Grand Princess cruise ship passengers who sued for emotional distress caused by their fear of exposure to COVID-19, saying that allowing their cases to proceed would “lead to a flood of trivial suits.” Judge Gary Klausner in Los Angeles said in Tuesday’s ruling …

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Cruise passengers can’t catch flights home over virus fears. Meanwhile, in Calif…

Screengrap of a lady in a blue dress wearing a white sailor's hat standing in front of a cruise ship

PortandTerminal.com, February 24, 2020 “What the hell are you doing getting on a cruise ship? Do you not read the news?” Cruise passengers cross their fingers and hop onboard in California. LONG BEACH, CA – Remember that cruise ship, Holland America Lines’ “Westerdam”, that 5 ports turned away over fears that passengers on board had the coronavirus? You remember, the …

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