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Nothing is plain sailing in Abta v ROL Cruises blame game

The Guardian 16 Jun 2021
I need a refund for my £3,637 cancelled trip, but each claims the other is liable In April 2019 we booked a £3,637 cruise to St Petersburg with Cruise & Maritime Voyages (CMV) ...
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Rhinebeck Town Board backs Hudson River Maritime Museum's bid for Rhinecliff dock

Daily Freeman 16 Jun 2021
The Town Board is backing Hudson River Maritime Museum's efforts to create a special dock in Rhinecliff as one of four ports used to encourage recreation via a solar-power vessel ... cruises. “We built the boat here at the Hudson River Maritime Museum for a client,” she said.
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Titanic clash pits Florida governor against potent cruise industry as it prepares to restart

Times Free Press 15 Jun 2021
"This is definitely not how the cruise industry would prefer it to unfold," he said ... The cruise companies could make a strong case that their business is conducted mostly outside of Florida, and therefore the state law doesn't apply to them, said Martin Davies, director of the Maritime Law Center at Tulane University.
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A titanic clash: Florida governor challenging eager-to-restart cruise industry over mandating the vaccine

Penn Live 15 Jun 2021
“This is definitely not how the cruise industry would prefer it to unfold,” he said ... The cruise companies could make a strong case that their business is conducted mostly outside of Florida, and therefore the state law doesn’t apply to them, said Martin Davies, director of the Maritime Law Center at Tulane University.
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Most of California is open, but these iconic attractions? Not yet

The Los Angeles Times 15 Jun 2021
Reasons for the continued closures vary widely, but new announcements on their status are expected soon. The safety of young bats is a factor in Pinnacles’ Bear Gulch Cave ... Travel ... Maritime Museum of San Diego, including historic bay cruises ... Star of India, San Diego Maritime Museum, Harbor Drive, San Diego ... Santa Barbara Maritime Museum Advertisement.
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Ron DeSantis pitted against cruise ship industry in battle over COVID restrictions

Tampa Bay Times 14 Jun 2021
“This is definitely not how the cruise industry would prefer it to unfold,” he said ... [ CARNIVAL CRUISE LINE ... The cruise companies could make a strong case that their business is conducted mostly outside of Florida, and therefore the state law doesn’t apply to them, said Martin Davies, director of the Maritime Law Center at Tulane University.
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Cruise lines, eager to go, clash with Florida on vaccines

Urdu Point 11 Jun 2021
Miami, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 11th Jun, 2021 ) .US-based cruise lines are chafing to resume voyages from Florida ports in July as the pandemic wanes -- but for vaccinated passengers only -- yet the state and its governor won't let them demand proof of inoculation ... A "test" cruise six days earlier will depart from Miami.
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Cruise lines clashing with Ron DeSantis over requiring proof of coronavirus vaccines

Raw Story 11 Jun 2021
US-based cruise lines are chafing to resume voyages from Florida ports in July as the pandemic wanes -- but for vaccinated passengers only -- yet the state and its governor won't let them demand proof of inoculation ... The third big cruise line, the Royal Caribbean Group, meantime reversed itself.
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DNV Staffers To Receive APIC Infection Control Awards

Omaha World-Herald 10 Jun 2021
DNV now offers Certification in Infection Prevention-Maritime (CIP-M), which validates the infection prevention practices of cruise ships from arrival at the terminal to cruise embarkation and return to shore (“curb to curb”) ... within DNV to address a need for the cruise lines.
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Bolidt Hosts Inaugural Design Challenge for the Cruise Sector

The Maritime Executive 10 Jun 2021
Leading resin applications specialist Bolidt has launched its first ever Design Challenge, inviting established and student designers to submit concepts for innovative cruise ship interior solutions ... Explaining the idea behind the initiative, Jacco van Overbeek, director of Bolidt’s maritime division, said.
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Bernard Grech calls for more investment in Malta’s maritime sector

Independent Online 10 Jun 2021
He was speaking during a visit to the Valletta Cruise Port. Grech said such a project would help Malta strengthen its maritime sector’s potential.
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Tim McDonough: Summer is here, time to have some fun

The Crescent News 10 Jun 2021
Summer is here, and that means it’s time to head out the door for some sun and fun ... Outer Banks, N.C ... Discover maritime history listening to stories of shipwrecks, rescues, and Blackbeard the pirate at the Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum.” ... “Spend lazy days on sandy beaches, take boat cruises, or explore maritime museums and lighthouses ... .
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Showdown over cruises: Carnival says it WILL demand COVID passports for passengers despite Florida and ...

The Daily Mail 09 Jun 2021
Carnival Cruise Line’s plan to require passengers to show proof they were vaccinated against COVID-19 puts it on a collision course with TexasRepublican Governor Greg Abbott who banned businesses from doing so earlier this week ... The cruise lines' plans appear to be at odds with the new state laws ... 'People are going to cruise one way or another.
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Editorial Roundup: Florida

Herald-Standard 09 Jun 2021
DeSantis’ clash with Florida’s cruise industry over vaccine passports will cost us all ... And that has put the cruise lines, desperate to reopen, in a difficult position ... Yet here is DeSantis, in what one maritime attorney calls “political buffoonery,” picking fights not just with cruise lines but with the Centers for Disease Control.
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Shipmoney Joins Cruise Line Trade Association in Support of Industry

The Maritime Executive 07 Jun 2021
Maritime Payment Solutions, LLC (d/b/a ShipMoney), a global leader in ... We have since evolved the business to provide a comprehensive crew and corporate payment platform, offering our digital solutions to cruise and commercial maritime companies, including MSC Cruises, Maersk and V.
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