Silversea Cruises' last guests got home March 22, after ships were turned away from country after country. Eight weeks later, efforts to repatriate the crew continue.
Vow ASA, through its subsidiary Scanship, has been awarded a €2m cruise ship supply contract with a larger European shipbuilding group.
Cruising's full stop is painful but provides time to reset long-term priorities — and sustainability should top the list, V.Ships Leisure leaders suggest.
Temperature checks are likely to become part of the COVID-19 tool kit — not only accepted but expected by travelers.
Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings estimated the monthly cash burn of a ship in cold layup as $2.8m, versus $3.9m in warm layup.