With a cover story on how cruises will restart in 'bubbles,' plus features on how cruising will be different in the COVID-19 era and expert commentaries, the June issue of Seatrade Cruise Review is just out.
Bruce Nierenberg is urging cruise lines to shun a 'spray and pray' approach to COVID-19 and invest in public health solutions that have lasting impact.
CroisiEurope is working with Bureau Veritas Marine & Offshore to achieve Safeguard status, a label which will prove effective infection control measures are in place on board its 32 cruise ships.
The company's new health and safety maturity model (HSMM) recommends temperature screening and timely, secure storage of health screening data prior to ships being opened or launched.
The US public health authority will soon release a cruise ship grading system that could help get crew home but an official said lines face a 'herculean' task to protect future travelers and crew from COVID-19.
DNV GL created the new CIP-M certification to enable maritime vessels to prove their preparedness for managing COVID-19 and other emerging pathogens.
Norwegian Cruise Line's updated COVID-19 protocols include frequent daily touchless temperature checks, continuous monitoring, fogging of staterooms/public areas and medical-grade air filters.
Health Protection NSW sent a letter on Saturday to all passengers on Ruby Princess’ March 8-19 voyage from New Zealand to Sydney advising them a crew member has been diagnosed with tuberculosis.
Here's a quick read of some of today’s coronavirus-related cruise news and announcements.
American Queen Steamboat Co. is using Ochsner Health's Safe to Return Employer Solutions on its paddlewheelers, along with new technologies like MXP Protect and Protexus Electrostatic Sprayers.