Cruise Radio News Briefs — February 5, 2021 [VIDEO]

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MSC Cancels Cruises, Hopes For an April Restart in Greece MSC Cruises has canceled all United States-based sailings through April 30, 2021. The suspension affects voyages on MSC Divina, Meraviglia, and Armonia. The line has also announced that it is aiming to resume cruises in Greece in time for Easter. In addition, all of MSC […]

U.S. Flagged Cruise Lines Will Still Sail Alaska in 2021

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Small boat adventure line UnCruise Adventures will still be sailing in Alaska as scheduled for the 2021 season. Despite Canada’s extended cruise ship ban that is set to last until 2022, the U.S. flagged and Alaska-owned small boat operator does not fall under the ban, operating vessels with less than 100 passengers and crew. The […]

From Masks to Testing, Carnival Officially Details New Cruise Rules

Editor’s Note: A day after posting the disclosure-related information discussed below, Carnival Cruise Line released a statement saying it had done so prematurely. For the most up-to-date information regarding the disclosures, click here.  There’s a clearer picture of what a Carnival cruise will look like post-shutdown, as the company has issued details on new protocols designed […]

Keel Laid For New Viking Ocean Ship

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The keel has officially been laid for Viking’s eighth ocean-going ship, Viking Mars. Aside from the first steel cutting, laying the keel is one of the first markers that construction is well underway on a brand-new vessel. The momentous occasion took place at Fincantieri’s shipyard in Ancona, Italy on Thursday. While not much is yet […]