The European Parliament endorsed on February 9 the agreement on the Proposal for a Regulation establishing a Recovery and Resilience Facility (RRF), with the main priority to recover from the crisis caused by COVID-19.
Several member states and international organisations have proposed that the IMO should reconsider the direction, in which the amendment of MARPOL Annex IV has taken concerning existing ships.
The cruise industry trade association, Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) UK & Ireland, has informed that its Wave 2021 campaign will be named ‘Generation Innovation’, an initiative which aims to enhance the industry’s voice amid this critical period of coronavirus.
Cruise Lines International Association members announced that they will maintain the voluntary suspension of cruise ship operations in the U.S. through the end of the year.
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a new Framework for Conditional Sailing Order that introduces a phased approach for the resumption of passenger cruises in US waters.
The UK Chamber of Shipping, the trade association for the UK shipping industry, closely collaborated with the cruise industry for more than six months to develop new Framework documents for cruise ship operators to issue new measures with improved public health protection.
Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Cruise Lines International Association announced the adoption of new mandatory health protocols concerning the resumption of operations in the US.
Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) issued the “Global Cruise Industry Environmental Technologies and Practices” report, highlighting the ongoing progress of the cruise industry to reduce its environmental impact.
U.S. cruise operators will voluntarily suspend ocean voyages until at least October 31, as new COVID-19 infections continue to surge in the US.
Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) announced that the association’s ocean-going cruise line members will voluntarily extend the suspension of cruise operations from U.S. ports until 15 September 2020.
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