By Adriana Gomez Licon, Associated Press
Until the coronavirus pandemic struck, the cruise industry was enjoying a boom period, generating $150 billion worldwide per year. Now most ships have been grounded for months. But while operators wait to learn when they can sail again, the luxury…
By Malcolm Brabant
The 41 people on the MS Roald Amundsen who tested positive have been admitted to the University Hospital of North Norway in Tromsoe, north of the Arctic Circle, where the ship currently is docked.
By Associated Press
The ban was due to expire next week, but the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced the extension on Thursday. The move comes as coronavirus cases are rising in 40 states.
The Zaandam and a sister ship sent to help it, the Rotterdam, were both given permission to disembark passengers at Port Everglades after days of negotiation with local officials who feared it would divert needed resources from a region that…
By Freida Frisaro, Adriana Gomez Licon, Associated Press
Coast Guard Capt. Jo-Ann Burdian told the Broward County Commission that if a unified command of state, local and federal officials can't unanimously agree on what to do with the people on the ships now headed to Florida, then they'll…
By David Koenig, Associated Press
The economic-rescue package signed by President Donald Trump says companies getting loans or loan guarantees must be "organized" in the U.S. under American laws and have a majority of their employees based in the U.S.
President Donald Trump is tweeting that four major cruise ship companies have agreed to suspend trip from the U.S. for 30 days, effective at midnight.
By Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press
Health Minister Katsunobu Kato said the first fatality is a woman in her 80s who had been hospitalized since Feb. 1 when she was diagnosed with pneumonia.
By Laura Santhanam
The Diamond Princess is quarantined until Feb. 19.
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