Key West Commissioners Revisit Cruise Ship Coronavirus RestrictionsKey West commissioners on Monday directed their attorney to draft ordinances limiting local cruise ship operations, mirroring city voter-approved measures recently overturned by state lawmakers.
CDC Asks Federal Appeals Court To Put Cruise Ruling On HoldIn a flurry of legal activity, attorneys for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have asked a federal appeals court to put on hold a U.S. district judge’s ruling that backed Florida in a fight about the cruise-ship industry.
Florida Fires Back In Cruise Ship FightOn the eve of a court hearing, Attorney General Ashley Moody’s office pushed back Wednesday in a fight with the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention about restrictions on cruise ships during the COVID-19 pandemic.
CDC Says Florida Lawsuit Imperils Summer Cruises To AlaskaPlans to restart cruising to Alaska this summer could be threatened by Florida's lawsuit against the federal government over conditions for cruise lines to resume sailings.
Talks At Impasse In Florida Cruise Industry FightA mediator declared an impasse in talks aimed at resolving a battle between Florida and the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention about restrictions on cruise ships during the COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. Ron DeSantis’ office said Thursday.
Gov. DeSantis' Cruise Ship Lawsuit Against CDC Sent To MediationGov. Ron DeSantis' cruise industry lawsuit against the CDC is headed to mediation.
Concern Grows In South Florida As Norwegian Cruise Lines Threatens To Sail AwayAs cruise ships dock with no passengers in the Cruise Capital of the world, port workers were thrilled when they got news that the CDC set guidelines for sailing again.
Judge Set To Hear Arguments In Florida's Fight Against Cruise Ship RestrictionsA U.S. district judge will hear arguments Wednesday in Florida’s request for a preliminary injunction against federal restrictions that have idled the cruise-ship industry during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Norwegian Cruise Line CEO Warns Company Could Take Ships Out Of Florida Over Vaccine Proof BanThe CEO of Norwegian Cruise Line issued a warning Thursday that the company could jump ship from Florida.
CDC Releases New Guidelines For Trial CruisesThey would carry at least 10% of the total passenger capacity, made up of volunteer passengers 18 years or older.
‘It’s A Mistake To Skip The Test Cruises’: Maritime Lawyer Says Industry Has Logistical Scramble To Make Any July Sail DateCruise ships just might be sailing by July. At least that’s the hope after the CDC backed off portions of their no sail order after heavy political pressure, including a lawsuit filed against the CDC by the state of Florida.
Cruise Industry May Be Able To Resume Passenger Voyages By Mid-JulyThe cruise industry might be able to resume voyages in U.S. waters this July.
Key West Cruise Ship Issue Re-Emerges, PassesA day after the issue appeared dead, Florida lawmakers late Wednesday approved a measure aimed at overturning a 2020 vote by Key West residents restricting cruise ship operations.
Bid To Overturn Key West Vote May Be SinkingA controversial effort to overturn a vote by Key West residents restricting cruise ship operations is taking on water with the end of the legislative session on the horizon.
Florida House Cruise Ship Bill Narrowed To Key WestA legislative effort to overturn a 2020 vote by Key West residents to limit cruise-ship operations continues to be narrowed to the Monroe County tourism community.