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Carnival Cruise Line Ships Will Receive New Red, White & Blue Hull Design

May 05, 2021

Following the popularity of the Carnival’s latest stunning red, white and blue livery adorning Mardi Gras hull, another ship in the fleet will soon receive the fresh hull design that will become a trademark feature for all Carnival Cruise Line ships as the company prepares to celebrate its 50th birthday in 2022.

Carnival Cruise Line, Royal Caribbean and MSC Cruises begin vaccinating crew members

May 02, 2021

Following the recent announcement by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that cruises could resume from the US ports by mid-July, cruise lines are moving forward with the restart plans and already started with the necessary preparations for the upcoming season. Yesterday three major cruise lines announced the start of crew vaccination including MSC Cruises, Carnival Cruise Line and Royal Caribbean International.

Letter from Myanmar Crew to the Cruise Lines – Don't leave us in this storm

Apr 20, 2021

Like many nations struggling with the Covid-19 pandemic, Myanmar faces additional destabilizing risks from the military coup. Cruise ship crew members from this country shared their concerns about the current situation and worries that this might affect their next sign-on date. In hopes that the cruise lines will not forget them they sent an open letter voicing their concerns.

Cunard’s Captain Christopher Wells is retiring after a 20 year career with the line

Apr 13, 2021

Cunard Line announced today the retirement of Captain, Christopher Wells, after a stellar 20 year career with the company, part of 30 years spent working across Carnival Corporation cruise lines. Wells embarked on his retirement this week, as he was awarded the rank of Commodore in recognition of his long outstanding career with the brand.

Cruise lines face scrutiny after false claims that evacuation by ships is only for vaccinated people in St Vincent

Apr 13, 2021

The past few days have been devastating for the people on the Caribbean island of St. Vincent after La Soufriere volcano erupted several times in an explosion of ash and hot gas. The larges eruption happen this Monday, since the volcanic activity started last week, and poses a serious threat to residents yet to be evacuated.

St. Vincent Orders Emergency Evacuation - Royal Caribbean and Carnival Sending Ships to Help

Apr 09, 2021

The Government of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines have declared Red Alert and ordered mandatory evacuations on Thursday after La Soufriere volcano is in danger of exploding. Evacuation is underway by land and sea in preparation for an explosive eruption of the volcano.

Proud to be cruise ship crew member

Apr 08, 2021

Crew members are proud and hardworking people, loyal to the cruise lines and committed to their jobs at sea. They are breadwinners for their families but also visionaries who dream for a better future. During this difficult year some found different jobs, others waited for that call from the cruise lines. However, almost all of them are eager to get back at sea and continue doing what they do best.

Seabourn to restart cruise operations in Greece

Apr 07, 2021

Seabourn, the ultra-luxury brand of the Carnival Corporation family, announced the restart of cruise operations in the Mediterranean with a series of voyages out of Athens from July 3, 2021. The company will start cruises with the Seabourn Ovation sailing series of 7 and 14-day itineraries throughout the Greek Isles with a variety of different ports on each.

Crew members embark on the Diamond Princess in Manila

Mar 26, 2021

Today Diamond Princess collected crew members from the Philippines and senior officers from other nationalities which will be later transferred to other Carnival Corp. cruise ships in the region.

CLIA Calls for CDC to Lift Framework for Conditional Sailing Order

Mar 24, 2021

The Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), which represents 95% of global ocean-going cruise ship capacity, today called on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to lift the Framework for Conditional Sailing Order. According to the trade association, the CDC needs to allow the start for the planning of a phased resumption of cruise operations from U.S. ports by the beginning of July.

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