Argentina's Transport Minister Guillermo Dietrich and other port and government officials met with representatives of the International Association of Antarctica Tour Operators in Ushuaia to foster Antarctica cruises from the southern port.

The US Coast Guard gave notice it will establish security zones in the Intracoastal Waterway and offshore near Palm Beach, Florida, in the vicinity of Mar-a-Lago, President Trump's luxury resort.

A Cuban delegation of trade ambassadors that is scheduled to meet with cruise lines at Port Everglades on Thursday made its first US stop at the Port of New Orleans.

A high-level delegation of Cuban transport, trade, investment and port officials is scheduled to visit Port Everglades this week to exchange information with US investors, exporters and cruise line executives.

ASEAN ministers agreed to develop a Joint Declaration on Cruise Tourism to give the region’s cruise industry a big boost as the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) marks its 50th anniversary.

US Coast Guard units and other partner agencies are providing waterside security for the US presidential inauguration.

Capt. Paul 'Chip' Jaenichen, former administrator of the US Maritime Administration, joined HMS Global Maritime as chief operating officer. HMS owns and operates the American Queen Steamboat Co. and 85 other US-flag vessels.

In a cruise industry first, logistics expert Savino Del Bene has been licensed by the US government to transport agricultural products to Cuba for a year-round cruise operation there.

For many communities, lawmakers and regulators in North America, Carnival Corp.'s Tom Dow has been the face of the cruise industry as vp public affairs. He's transitioning to a consulting role in February.

Tandy Bondi, a partner with the Washington, DC-area lobbying firm Alcalde & Fay since 2004, is succeeding Tom Dow as vp public affairs at Carnival Corp.

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