Cruise Ship Resolute in Ice

Cruise Vessel Rammed and Other Cruise News for April 2nd, 2020

Oasis of the Seas crew tests Positive now at least 51 up from 14. approx 1500 crew members left.

Coast Guard directs cruise ships to remain at sea indefinitely with a statement that medevac patients are no longer being accepted. This directly affects the stranded Zaandam and Rotterdam.

Australia demands ships off its coast to leave its waters.

Carnival, as it stands, is burning 1 billion in cash per month. They will be issuing an additional 62 million shares of common stock at $8.00 per share to hopefully raise $500 million. They have also suspended their stock dividend.

Carnival currently has all cruises suspended through May 11, with the following exceptions.

San Francisco all 2020 sailings
All Alaska sailing through June 30th
All Carnival Radiance sailings through Nov 1
All Carnival Legend sailings through October 30th.

In a little stranger and somewhat concerning news, the cruise ship Resolute which is flagged in Portugal and usually focuses on Antarctic cruises was sailing in international waters in the Caribbean sea on it’s way to curacao. When a Venezuelan navy vessel demanded it follows the vessel to Puerto Moreno.

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