Admiralty and Maritime

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April 01, 2020

The U.S. Coast Guard has issued a statement to foreign-flagged cruise ships carrying sick passengers: stay away from the U.S.

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March 31, 2020

Over the past several days Florida officials have been debating whether to allow two Holland America cruise ships dock, after many of the ships' passengers have come down with flu-like symptoms. Several of the ship's passengers have tested positive for COVID-19. Yesterday Florida's governor Rick…

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March 30, 2020

The latest saga involving cruise ships and coronavirus is occurring right now as the Holland America ships MS Zaandam and MS Rotterdam head toward Florida. Together, the ships are carrying over two thousand passengers and crew and are currently set to head toward the United…

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March 29, 2020

As the Holland America cruise ship MS Zaandam signals that it is heading for Florida, Florida residents and officials are questioning if it is wise to allow the ship to dock at the port.

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March 28, 2020

A couple from Seminole County, Florida, along with thousands of other passengers and crew, is effectively trapped aboard the fated Holland America cruise ship MS Zaandam

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March 27, 2020

Just days ago the officials with Holland America expressed hope that its troubled ship, the MS Zaandam, would dock at Florida on March 30. Now that plan is in significant doubt after company officials reported that four passengers aboard the ship have died and two more have tested…

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March 26, 2020

The cruise industry is in trouble. Cruise companies have voluntarily agreed to suspend sailings for 30 days, robbing the industry of much-needed revenue until mid-April. Today, Royal Caribbean and Princess announced that they would extend their suspension until May, further extending the…

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March 25, 2020

The saga of the Holland America ship MS Zaandam keeps getting more complicated. After passengers and crew members aboard the ship came down with flu-like symptoms, the Zaandam found itself unable to port due to worldwide heightened precautions relating to coronavirus. Yesterday…

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March 24, 2020

It seems that every cruise ship currently sailing the world's seas may come under scrutiny when looking for a port. Over the past several weeks we have been blogging about the many ships that have had their itineraries modified and due to countries' refusing to allow them entry on fears that…

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March 23, 2020

One of the most common questions the public has been asking in the wake of the coronavirus crisis is how is the virus spreads. Experts have warned the public that while the primary way people contract coronavirus is from person-to-person contact, they have also warned that the virus can live for…

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