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Carnival sees more pain after posting $4.4 billion loss. Selling six of its ships

REUTERS, JUNE 18, 2020 The company said it hoped to resume operations in a phased manner but was resigned to cutting back on overall capacity and had already agreed to sell six of its ships. (Reuters) – Carnival Corp (CCL.N) reported a record $4.4 billion in quarterly losses on Thursday, as the COVID-19 pandemic crippled the world’s biggest cruise operator …

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Frustrated Port Canaveral CEO Says Cruise Lines Taking “Unfair Hit”

Aerial photo of port. Cruise ships.

PortandTerminal.com, June 3, 2020 Murray’s frustration is understandable even though his assessment of the cruise industry’s well-documented culpability and mismanagement of the coronavirus crisis is factually wrong. Port Canaveral’s CEO has spoken out against the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s “No Sail” order, which currently extends through July 24, 2020. Port Canaveral Chief Executive Officer John Murray stated that the …

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The Port of Galveston says cruises are probably done for the year

Galveston Cruise Terminal sign. Cruise ship. Red smoke stack

PortandTerminal.com, April 29, 2020 GALVESTON, TX – The Galveston Wharves Board of Trustees on Tuesday voted unanimously to adjust its 2020 budget under the assumption that no cruises will sail this year because of cancellations caused by the coronavirus. The vote amended the Port of Galveston’s budget, lowering the amount of money officials project the port will collect by $14.8 …

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