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 →

Careful Resumption Under Improved Safety Enhancements (CRUISE) Act Introduced in Washington DC to Resume Cruise Line Operations

Today, Senators Rick Scott (Florida), Dan Sullivan (Alaska) and Marco Rubio (Florida) introduced the Careful Resumption Under Improved Safety Enhancements (CRUISE) Act, which would revoke the CDC’s current No Sail Order on cruises Continue Reading →

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

Today, Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody, under the direction of Governor DeSantis, filed legal action against the Biden administration and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention over the Continue Reading →

CDC Published Technical Instructions for Cruise Ships Ushering in a New Phase of the Conditional Sail Order

On April 2, 2021, the CDC released a new phase, Phase 2A, of the Framework for Conditional Sailing Order, which was issued over 5 months ago, for cruise ships operating Continue Reading →