Cruise Radio News Briefs — June 1, 2021 [VIDEO]

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Mardi Gras Set to Arrive in Port Canaveral This Week Port Canaveral is gearing up to host Carnival Cruise Line’s newest ship Mardi Gras on Friday morning. The ship will dock at Carnival’s new Terminal 3, where it will also be homeporting once cruising resumes. It will have two dozen dining options and host the first […]

Disney Cruise Line Approved For Test Sailings Starting This Month

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Disney Cruise Line has officially been given approval from the Centers for Disease Control to begin test sailings as early as June 29. Why They’re Doing Test Sailings The test cruises, or simulated sailings, are required by the CDC for ships that won’t guarantee they will be sailing with 95 percent of passengers and 98 […]

American Cruise Lines Begins Coastal New England Voyages

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American Cruise Lines’ coastal New England cruising season is officially underway. The line’s new 175-passenger vessel, American Constitution, began operating the brand-new eight-night Cape Codder Cruises itinerary last month, and made its first visit to the Massachusetts Maritime Academy over Memorial Day weekend. The newest of American Cruise Lines’ summer itineraries sails roundtrip from Boston, visiting Gloucester, […]

Norwegian Cancels Caribbean Cruises & Repositions

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Norwegian Cruise Line has canceled a series of upcoming sailings for the Norwegian Gem as they continue to anticipate being able to have their ships sail from U.S. ports in the near future.  Where Gem Will Sail From Now With the situation evolving on a daily basis, several cruise lines are rethinking their plans to […]

MSC Details Its Largest Cruise Ship Ever, Now Open For Booking

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MSC Cruises has announced new details on its upcoming ship MSC World Europa, and also opened the vessel for booking as of Monday. The first in the MSC World Class, the next-generation ship will feature the latest marine technologies and an ultramodern design. “At MSC Cruises innovation will and has always been at the heart of our […]

Queen Mary Struggles To Stay Afloat — In More Ways Than One

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With its operator bankrupt and critical repair work left undone, the historic Queen Mary ocean liner is in danger of flooding — or even capsizing — at its adopted home in Long Beach, California. Permanently docked in the city for over 50 years, the ship is one-of-a-kind, the sole preserved survivor of a time when […]