A rally in support of cruising gathered officials of Carnival Cruise Line, the Federal Maritime Commission, Galveston city and port on Monday as crew vaccinations for COVID-19 began.
Miami-Dade County and Nomi Health started to provide cruise ship crew members with COVID-19 vaccination at PortMiami on Saturday.
Cruise ship crew began receiving COVID-19 vaccinations at Port Canaveral today, making it the first US port to facilitate vaccination for seafarers.
April 30 update: Port Canaveral announced it began vaccinating cruise ship crew today after Florida expanded vaccine eligibiilty.
April 27 update: During today's meeting the Galveston Wharves Board granted Royal Caribbean the extension.