Minister of Health for the Canary Islands, Blas Trujillo, thanked TUI Cruises for its rapid return to cruising in Europe amid the pandemic, during a ceremony hosted at Port of Las Palmas as Mein Schiff 2 made its last call.
Holland America Line canceled the remainder of the summer cruises aboard Nieuw Statendam and Volendam and delayed Rotterdam's entry into service until Sept. 26.
AIDA Cruises continues its gradual restart with AIDAstella resuming passenger service July 29 in the Western Mediterranean.
The human biosecurity emergency in place since March 18, 2020, to protect Australians during the COVID-19 pandemic will continue until September 17.
Ulstein Verft floated out Lindblad Expeditions' National Geographic Resolution, sister of 2020's National Geographic Endurance.
Royal Caribbean International's Odyssey of the Seas arrived stateside Thursday at Port Everglades as the first Quantum Ultra-class ship to cruise from the US.
Carnival Cruise Line's Mardi Gras topped up its LNG tanks for the first time at Port Canaveral, its new year-round home.