Carnival Cruise Line’s new Mardi Gras is shown here departing on its sea trials this morning from the Meyer Turku shipyard in Turku, Finland.
Carnival Cruise Line, a carnival corporation company, is temporarily dismissing more than 100 ship officers as it’s parent company drops 18 less efficient vessels from its fleet across numerous brands, says a spokesperson.
Port communities worldwide join forces to demand no return to business as usual after COVID-19
A settlement agreement between the Bahamas Paradise Cruise and their crew members has dictated that the company will now have to pay $875,000 to about 275 seafarers who have been working without wages.
The float out of MSC Seashore took place at the Fincantieri shipyard in Monfalcone, Italy. This is a major milestone in ship building as it is the first time a new vessel touches water and sees the ship enter the next phase of construction.
Foreign cruise lines scheduled to re-commence operations by September are now recalling Filipinos seafarers by the thousands. The relaunching of a couple of cruise companies means that a lot of Filipino seafarers are looking to get hired again.
The net effect of the rate relaxation would be an immediate reduction in port charges ranging from 60% to 70%, which will give substantial relief to the cruise industry in India, in line with the government policy to support the economy in COVID-19 pandemic situation.
With COVID-19 impacting all sectors of the economy, the cruise industry has been particularly brought to its knees. Now the question that arises is – Where did hundreds of these humongous cruise ships go?
As part of its Mission Begin Again, the Indian Government has announced that it will permit cruise ships to commence sailing from 1st October.