CDC Updates Color-Coded Ship Status to Include Simulation Approval and Monitoring Status

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released an updated color-coded status for individual cruise ships operating within their jurisdiction on July 13, 2021. The enhancements feature a shift from Continue Reading →

Florida Wins Case Against the CDC’s Conditional Sail Order

Today, a federal judge threw out U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) safety rules for cruise companies operating in Florida during the COVID-19 pandemic. Today’s 124-page ruling by Continue Reading →

CDC Lowers Cruise Travel Advisory to Level 3 – Specifies Guidance for Non-fully Vaccinated Passengers

On June 16, 2021, the CDC lowered their cruise Tavel advisory from Level 4 to Level 3, and specified the notice is for travelers who are not fully vaccinated. According Continue Reading →

Texas Joins Florida’s Lawsuit Taking Aim at the CDC’s Conditional Sailing Order

Today, the State of Texas filed a motion to intervene in support of the State of Florida vs the CDC. In today‘s filing, the State of Texas states the resulting Continue Reading →

CDC Releases Next Two Phases of the Conditional Sailing Order

On May 5, 2021, the CDC released the next two phases, 2B and 3, of the Framework for Conditional Sailing Order (archived) which was originally issued on October 30, 2020 for cruise Continue Reading →