More than 25,000 crew, passengers on over 700 ships not allowed to disembark at Indian ports: Shipping ministry
To prevent the spread of the deadly virus, the ministry of shipping had said it will allow only such international cruise ships which had intimated their call to ports by 1 January 2020.
Coronavirus outbreak: Two passengers from Diamond Princess cruise ship dead and 29 in serious condition, reports Japanese media
More than 620 passengers on Diamond Princess liner have been infected on ship, which has been quarantined since 3 February
Nitin Gadkari urges states to boost cruise tourism, says India has great potential in handling ships
Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday urged the state governments to promote cruise tourism by developing and marketing their tourist attractions, saying it will create lakhs of jobs and boost the economy.
A total of 434 people have been confirmed dead after a Chinese cruise ship capsized in the Yangtze River on 1 June, authorities said on Monday.
Hopes dimmed on Wednesday for rescuing more than 400 people still trapped aboard a capsized river cruise ship in China that overturned in stormy weather about 36 hours earlier.
A cruise ship carrying nearly 3,500 passengers and crew spent the early hours of Wednesday anchored off Bermuda after being grounded on a reef close to the British island.
A cruise ship docked in California on Sunday after 172 people on board fell ill with the highly contagious norovirus during a nearly monthlong trip.
18 months after the hulking ship ran aground, only now is anyone facing trial for the catastrophe — and even that process is expected to be immediately delayed
The Costa Allegra likely would have arrived in port Wednesday night local time if the tugs had been allowed to take over. Instead the ship is not scheduled to reach port until midmorning Thursday.
Travel agents who book more than two-thirds of cruise passengers worldwide have been nervously watching bookings ever since the Costa Concordia, which is owned by Carnival Corp, ran aground.
The Costa Concordia cruise ship that ran aground off the west coast of Italy, at Giglio island 15 January, 2012. Images from the ship-wreck site.