cruise ship News

Coronavirus Motel Ignites Clash at Epicenter of Seattle Outbreak

What started as a bold plan to slow the spread of the coronavirus in the Seattle area is quickly devolving into a Nimby battle. Officials in King County, Washington, the epicenter of the outbreak in the U.S., said this week …

Officials Probe Illnesses on Cruise Ship

U.S. health officials will board a cruise ship docked in the U.S. Virgin Islands to investigate an illness outbreak that has sickened at least 300 people. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says 281 out of 3,050 passengers …

Cruise Ship Lifeboat Accident Kills 5 in Spain

A lifeboat being used on a safety drill aboard a cruise ship in Spain’s Canary Islands fell about 65 feet (20 meters) into a port on Sunday when a cable snapped, trapping crew members beneath it and killing five of …

Reinsurer Sees Major Loss From Concordia Capsize

German reinsurer Hannover Re AG says it expects the fatal capsizing of the Costa Concordia cruise ship to cost it tens of millions of euros (dollars). Hannover Re said Monday it expects losses of some (euro) 30 million ($39 million) …