Princess extends pause of operations until Dec 15Citing the progress of COVID-19 and relevant decisions on travel restrictions, Princess Cruises announced that it extends the operational pause until December 15.
More than 20 workers of Japan Marine United tested positive for COVID-19Japanese shipbuilding company Japan Marine United Corporation (JMU) announced positive testing for COVID-19 by a number of workers at its Ariake facility.
BIMCO: COVID-19 impacts ability to comply with EU’s ship recycling regulationsMany shipowners face challenges in finalizing the Hazardous Materials Inventory (HMI) required under the forthcoming EU Ship Recycling Regulations (EUSRR), due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Grand Bahama Shipyard reopensShip repair yard Grand Bahama Shipyard Limited (GBSL) announces that it has resumed its summer dry-docking program June 2, following a brief lockout period resulting from COVID-19.
15 crew members of Maltese-flagged tanker test positive for COVID-19Fifteen crew members on board a Maltese-flagged oil tanker screened COVID-19 positively, and two crew members were hospitalized but not in critical condition.
1996-built Carnival Cruise ship sold for recyclingCruise shipping giant Carnival Corporation has sold its cruise ship Costa Victoria, which was designed in 1996, for demolition in Italy.
Crew members on board Maersk Idaho test positive for coronavirusMany members of the crew on board a container ship owned and operated by Danish shipping company Maersk's US subsidiary have screened coronavirus positively.
New Zealand extends cruise ship banNew Zealand extended a ban on cruise ships arriving in the country and tightened visitor measures to exit the quarantine, after reporting more cases of coronavirus linked to overseas travel.
Cargo shipments on rise at the Port of Long BeachCargo shipments are currently increasing at the Port of Long Beach in May, as COVID-19's economic consequences started to subside.
First european country with "Safe Travel Seal": PortugalPortugal is the first European country to receive the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) seal, according to a press release.
Canada advises mariners to use face coveringsThe Transport Minister of Canada, Marc Garneau, declared that he is widening the criteria for using face coverings by workers and those involved in the transportation industry in the country to reduce the possibility of coronavirus.
Damen offers coronavirus disinfection serviceDamen Shiprepair Harbour & Voyage (DSHV), Damen Shiprepair & Conversion 's mobile ship repair squad, has created and started a 24/7 ship disinfection service COVID-19.
EU announces Finnish aid to maritime companiesThe European Commission has approved a Finnish assistance scheme of 600 million euros to help maritime companies affected by the coronavirus outbreak.
India continues to help island nations in the Eastern Indian OceanThe Government of India is assisting countries in dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic and is carrying COVID-related essential medicines and a special consignment of Ayurvedic medicines for the people of Mauritius towards this Indian Navy Ship Kesari.