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Over 20,000 people displaced after volcanic activity on St. Vincent

The Hill 15 Apr 2021
During a press conference Wednesday Didier Trebucq, the U.N ... The U.S embassy in Barbados is working with the Royal Caribbean Cruises for a maritime evacuation of U.S. citizens from St ... ....
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Senators Introduce Act to Compel CDC to Restore U.S. Cruises by July 4

The Maritime Executive 14 Apr 2021
Florida is a tourism state with thousands of jobs relying on the success of our ports, cruise lines, and maritime industries,” said Senator Scott in announcing the introduction of the act ... changes needed to allow for cruise lines and ports to resume operations.
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Sen. Rick Scott, Sen. Marco Rubio Introduce CRUISE Act to Ignite Post-COVID Cruise Operations

Space Coast Daily 14 Apr 2021
Miami Mayor wants to see cruises reopen on May 1st ... embarking on cruise ships in an effort to contain the virus. “Florida is a tourism state with thousands of jobs relying on the success of our ports, cruise lines and maritime industries.
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Lawmakers in tourism-reliant states push back on CDC's cruise ship ban

Williston Herald 14 Apr 2021
senators from tourism-reliant states rolled out new legislation this week that would lift the COVID-19 restrictions on cruise ships by July 4 of this year ...Florida is a tourism state with thousands of jobs relying on the success of our ports, cruise lines and maritime industries,” said Sen.
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Another cruise line will require vaccines; DeSantis says no

Finger Lakes Times 13 Apr 2021
However, attorneys familiar with issues of government regulations and maritime law question whether DeSantis’ authority extends to cruise lines, which are foreign-registered corporations operating foreign-flagged ships in mostly international waters.
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Nearly 1,000 repatriated Filipino seafarers arrive home amid pandemic

The Philadelphia Inquirer 13 Apr 2021
MANILA, Philippines --- The Department of Transportation (DOTr) reported Tuesday the arrival of nearly 1,000 repatriated crew members of a Norwegian cruise ship.
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Tourism operators pleading for reopening of trans-Tasman cruise ship bubble

TVNZ 12 Apr 2021
One year on from New Zealand's maritime border closing, tourism operators are pleading for the reopening of a trans-Tasman cruise ship bubble ... The maritime industry typically brings in hundreds of millions of dollars a year ... But the Ministry of Health is refusing to budge with cruise ships explicitly excluded from the travel bubble.
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The importance of domestication of the International Maritime Organisation Convention into Seychelles’ national laws |12 ...

Nation 12 Apr 2021
Maritime transport is essential for a maritime state like Seychelles. Over the recent past, the number of cruise ships calling at Port Victoria has increased. However, due to the global pandemic, which has affected mainly the tourism industry, Seychelles had to put restrictions on the docking of cruise ships coming to Seychelles.
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Morning Briefing April 13: Border back under scrutiny

TVNZ 12 Apr 2021
The Government faces pressure over border worker testing and vaccinations, two political parties are in hot water over donations, and Princes William and Harry pay tribute to their grandfather ... Source. Getty ... - One year on from New Zealand's maritime border closing, tourism operators are pleading for the reopening of a trans-Tasman cruise ship bubble.
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Florida Leaders Take a Stand Against Biden Administration for Cruise Industry Shutdown with Lawsuit

Space Coast Daily 10 Apr 2021
– Reducing state and local taxes associated with the cruise industry ... A September 2020 report from the Federal Maritime Commission estimated that during the first 6 months of the pandemic, losses in Florida due to the cruise industry shutdown totaled $3.2 billion in economic activity, including 49,500 jobs paying $2.3 billion in wages.
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Florida sues to end cruise ship COVID restrictions

Raw Story 09 Apr 2021
The head of the CDC's maritime division, Martin Cetron, told the Herald this week that holidaymakers could be cruising again from US ports as soon as July, as more people are vaccinated and if the spread of coronavirus variants can be mitigated ... "Our focus is trying to work with the CDC on a plan to resume cruise operations this summer.".
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Florida sues Biden administration to end cruise ship Covid-19 restrictions

Straits Times 09 Apr 2021
The head of the CDC's maritime division, Mr Martin Cetron, told the Herald this week that holidaymakers could be cruising again from US ports as soon as July, as more people are vaccinated and if the spread of coronavirus variants can be mitigated ... "Our focus is trying to work with the CDC on a plan to resume cruise operations this summer.".
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Florida sues federal government to allow cruises to sail

Yahoo Daily News 09 Apr 2021
MIAMI (AP) — The state of Florida has filed a lawsuit against the federal government to demand cruise ships be allowed to start sailing immediately, Gov ... It also says the new rules increase the frequency of reports of COVID-19-like illnesses and require agreements be made between cruise companies and all U.S.
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Nor-Shipping Gathers Hydrogen Leaders to Map Out Fuel of the Future

The Maritime Executive 09 Apr 2021
There is real progress in maritime projects – within segments ranging from cruise to offshore vessels – but this is just the start of a trend that, as the value chain matures, can really take off.
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DeSantis: Florida files lawsuit to get cruises sailing again

The Gainesville Sun 09 Apr 2021
Ron DeSantis announced Thursday that Florida has filed a lawsuit against the federal government and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to end the drydocking of the cruise industry ... Mandatory vaccinations to board cruise ships also aligns with safety protocols recommended by the CDC and Federal Maritime Commission.
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