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Court issues arrest warrant for Crystal Symphony cruise ship

In yet another development in the Genting Hong Kong insolvency, a court in Florida yesterday issued a warrant for the arrest of the cruise ship Crystal Symphony, which is operated by Genting

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Crystal Cruises suspends operations

In one of the latest fall outs from Genting Hong Kong’s liquidation filing, its Miami-headquartered luxury cruise brand Crystal Cruises yesterday announced that it was suspending operations. Following is the text of

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American Cruise Lines to build 12 catamaran cruise vessels

Guilford, Conn., headquartered American Cruise Lines has unveiled plans for Project Blue—a fleet 12 identical 109-passenger sister ships of catamaran design. Operating exclusively in the U.S., they will more than double current

Princess Cruise Lines pleads guilty to second breach of probation

In a reminder that breaches of probation have consequences, the U.S. Department on Justice reports that Princess Cruise Lines Ltd. yesterday pleaded guilty to a second violation of probation imposed as a

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CLIA calls new CDC cruise warning “perplexing”

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has raised its COVID-19 Travel Health Notice level for cruising from Level 3 to Level 4, the highest level. The CDC says this reflects increases

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Royal Caribbean breaks industry silence on Omicron impact

Royal Caribbean Group has become the first major cruise ship operator to release a statement on the impact of the Omicron coronavirus on its business—and on the number of cases reported aboard

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Carnival: $2 billion loss, but cash-positive operations

The world’s largest cruise ship operator, Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) released a fourth quarter 2021 business update that included an adjusted net loss of $2 billion. Still, the

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Cruises return to the Port NOLA with 285 ship calls for 2022

Both ocean-going and inland river cruises are scheduled to make a comeback at the Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) in 2022. The arrival of the Norwegian Breakaway on November 21 at

SH Minerva is first of three new ships on order for Swan Hellenic at Helsinki Shipyard

Swan Hellenic christens first of three new cruise ships

Nicosia, Cyprus-headquartered cruise line Swan Hellenic today christened its new cruise ship SH Minerva in a small private ceremony at Finland’s Helsinki Shipyard. The ceremony came after global supply chain disruptions and

The 182,800 gross tons Carnival Jubilee will have a capacity for more than 5,400 guests and 1,700 crew.

Carnival to base LNG-fueled Jubilee in Galveston

Carnival Cruise Line yesterday announced that all 22 of its U.S.-based cruise ships will be back in guest operations by March 2022. And it used the annual CruiseWorld travel advisor conference in