Review: 'Cabin Fever’ captures the horror of COVID cruise
Imagine stepping off a dock in Buenos Aires in early March 2020 to board a ship with 1,242 fellow passengers and 586 crew members for a cruise around the tip of South America. The prospect of touring the Falkland Islands, climbing Machu Picchu, and getting up close to a penguin colony in Chile far outweigh whatever dread you feel about global news.news.yahoo.com
Coral Princess docks in Port Miami after being denied by Port Everglades
MIAMI – The Coral Princess cruise ship arrived at Port Miami Saturday morning, hours after being denied entry at Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale. On Saturday night, one of the very first groups of passengers cleared to return, 50 Floridians, departed the Coral Princess ship. Princess Cruises, a subsidiary of Carnival Corp., switched the Coral Princess’ original destination from Fort Lauderdale. The Coral Princess departed March 5 from Chile. The Regal Princess delivered supplies to the Coral Princess.
4 confirmed dead on cruise ship headed to Fort Lauderdale
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – The statement posted on a cruise line’s website was grim. “Holland America Line can confirm that four older guests have passed away on Zaandam. The cruise line has confirmed if they passed away from coronavirus. On Thursday, Zaandam received approval from Panamanian authorities to conduct ship-to-ship operations at anchor between the cruise ship and another ship, Rotterdam, which transferred medical supplies and additional medical staff to Zandaam. The cruise line is offering complimentary telephone counseling services from Empathia, an employee assistance program and crisis management service, for guests and crew.