CLIA ocean-going cruise lines will be voluntarily and temporarily suspending cruise ship operations from US ports of call for 30 days as public health officials and the US Government continue to address COVID-19.
The Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) submitted a proposal to Vice President Michael Pence giving emphasis on preventing, detecting and caring during the coronavirus outbreak. The new plan includes travel restriction to travelers of a certain age and those with chronic health issues.
Following the COVID-19 outbreak, during a discussion with U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and Acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf, Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) informed that will force more strict procedures onboard, while put medical resources and screening temperatures within embarkation.
In light of the coronavirus outbreak, Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) recently updated its measures against the disease. Specifically, the updated changes have already come into effect, in order to fight the negative impacts that coronavirus brings upon the human health and the cruise industry.
Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) issued a statement in response to recent developments concerning the 2019-novel coronavirus outbreak and its impact on the global cruise industry. CLIA has adopted new enhanced protocols for ocean-going guests and crew who have recently traveled from or through China, including Hong Kong and Macau.
According to a recent statement, the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), highlighted the findings of three independent reports released in 2019 suggesting that, when operated in open-loop mode, Exhaust Gas Cleaning Systems (EGCS), also known as scrubbers, have minimal impact on water and sediment quality.
CLIA issued its 2020 State of the Cruise Industry report taking an in-depth look at the impact of cruising and the trends across the industry. The cruise industry has cemented its role as a mainstream vacation choice with about 32 million guests expected to sail in 2020.
Shipowner associations representing the global maritime transport industry submitted a proposal to the IMO to form the world’s first collaborative shipping R&D programme for pushing work of CO2 emissions reduction from international shipping.
Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) has published its new report “2020 State of the Cruise Industry Outlook” focusing on cruise industry’s analytics, researches and trends that will drive the company forward. As the President and CEO Kelly Craighead, further reported more than 30 million guests are expected to sail the following year.
According to a recently published report from Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), “Contribution of the International Cruise Industry to the U.S Economy in 2018”, the cruise industry of the U.S. has marked an increase of more than 10% since 2016, as it had an economic impact of over $52.7 billion in contributions in 2018.
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