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Norwegian Getaway Crew Rescues 34 People

Jul 25, 2021

Today Crew Center received a message that the Captain of the Norwegian Getaway Konstantinos Gkokas, and his crew performed a successful rescue operation of 34 people that were stranded on a small boat which was not under command. The rescue operation took place on July 23, 2021 in the Mediterranean after the boat was found in distress.

Port of Civitavecchia Starts Cruise Ship Crew Vaccination - Norwegian Epic Crew First to Receive Johnson & Johnson Vaccine

Jul 16, 2021

Port of Civitavecchia started to coordinate COVID-19 vaccine distribution to cruise ship crew members which will be able to get vaccinated directly on board. Around 10.000 crew are expected to be vaccinated in the following weeks, thanks to the Lazio Region, the Port System Authority of the Central Northern Tyrrhenian Sea, Asl Roma 4 and Usmaf.

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Sues Florida Over The Vaccine Passport Ban

Jul 14, 2021

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings has filed a lawsuit against the Florida surgeon general, Dr Scott Rivkees calling for an end to the new law and asking for a preliminary injunction that would prevent the state from enforcing it until the suit is settled. 

Crew Internet: What is free and what is available during the restart?

Jun 26, 2021

No doubt the internet is one of the most important things for crew working onboard the cruise ships. The net is the window to the outside world, connecting the crew with their loved ones back home.

NCL crew on Norwegian Joy and Gem to be vaccinated in Puerto Rico

Jun 04, 2021

Norwegian Cruise Line crew members onboard Norwegian Joy and Gem will receive vaccine against Covid-19 in Puerto Rico during the technical stops in June and July.

Norwegian Joy will dock in San Juan on June 19, to vaccinate around 1900 crew members currently on board. Norwegian Gem is scheduled to arrive on July 5, to vaccinate around 1500 crew.

Crew Member Medically Evacuated From Norwegian Jade

Jun 02, 2021

A 53-year-old crew member of the cruise ship Norwegian jade was medically evacuated off the coast of Chania, Crete and transferred to a local hospital.

NCLH Announces Restart of Additional Cruise Ships Across Its Three Brands

May 26, 2021

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings announced today the next phase of its planned restart of cruising across its three cruise lines. NCL will resume cruise operations on eight additional ships by the beginning Fall 2021, Oceania Cruises with three, and Regent Seven Seas Cruises will deploy all five ships back to service by February 2022. All initial cruises will operate with fully vaccinated crew and in addition to the Company’s multi-layered SailSAFE™ health and safety program.

Norwegian Jade crew ready for the summer season

May 10, 2021

Norwegian Cruise Line is crewing up the Norwegian Jade for the upcoming summer season. Crew from all around the world are joining the cruise ship in the port of Bar, Montenegro where the vessel is docked for the past month.

NCLH temporarily halts crew assignments from countries with high Covid-19 prevalence

May 05, 2021

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings is temporarily suspending all assignments for its crew from India, Brazil, Argentina, Chile and South Africa amid a surge of Covid-19 cases in these countries. According to a letter by NCLH Vice President, Shipboard HR Operations the company has made a hard decision to suspend incoming crew movement based on reviewing crewing pools by country considering three factors: Prevalence, Number of mutations, and general availability of vaccines to seafarers in the listed count

NCLH Announces Return to Cruising of Oceania and Regent Seven Seas, Plus 2 NCL Ships

Apr 28, 2021

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings announced today the next phase of return to cruising which includes restart of its two brands Oceania Cruises and Regent Seven Seas Cruises outside the U.S.

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