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Viking Cruises cancels all cruises until May 1 due to virus pandemic

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PortandTerminal.com, March 12, 2020 Viking Cruises announced it is cancelling cruises through April 30, becoming the first major cruise line to take such drastic measures in response to the coronavirus pandemic. LOS ANGELES – Cruise line Viking has decided to temporarily suspend ocean and river cruise operations until May 1, 2020, in response to the coronavirus situation. Viking is the first cruise …

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Captain expected to face charges over Danube cruise disaster

October 15, 2019 by Reuters BUDAPEST, Oct 15 (Reuters) – Hungarian prosecutors are expected to charge the captain of a cruise ship that struck and sank a small tourist vessel on the River Danube, killing 28 mostly Korean tourists, after police finished their investigation, officials said on Tuesday. The tourist boat Mermaid, with 35 people on board, sank in seconds in May …

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Police Arrest Cruise Ship Captain After Deadly Collision in Hungary

PortandTerminal.com, June 2, 2019 A Hungarian court on Saturday ordered the arrest of the captain of a passenger ship that collided with a pleasure boat that capsized on the Danube, killing South Korean tourists on board. The Hungarian Parliament building is a highlight of tourists visits to the capital city of Budapest For the South Korean tourists aboard the Mermaid, …

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