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  • CDC Keeps Cruise Restrictions in Place Until Nov. 1

    03/24/2021 2:33:15 PM PDT · by Capt. Tom · 36 replies
    Motley Fool ^ | 1 hr ago March 24, 2021 | Lou Whiteman
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has rebuffed calls by the cruise industry to restart operations from U.S. ports, instead keeping current prohibitions in place through the summer travel season. Provided by The Motley Fool CDC Keeps Cruise Restrictions in Place Until Nov. 1 The CDC said Wednesday that restrictions placed on the cruise lines last year to counter the spread of the pandemic will remain in effect until Nov. 1. The statement comes just hours after a trade group representing the cruise industry called on the CDC to lift the restrictions and allow for the planning of...
  • Just Days to Go! Could the CDC No Sail Order Be Lifted?

    09/26/2020 1:05:54 PM PDT · by Capt. Tom · 36 replies
    Cruise Hive ^ | Sept. 26,2020 | Robert McGillivray
    On September 30th, the No Sail order from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) will expire. Will the CDC lift the ban or will another extension be added to a long six months period without cruises. Since the CDC No Sail Order came into effect in March, many companies have ended up in severe financial trouble. Another extension of the no sail order will surely put some of these companies over the edge of bankruptcy. Of course, the major Cruise Lines did not receive any stimulus packages as many are registered in ports of convenience. The Cruise Lines are preparing...
  • SKorea deploys Firefinder radar after NKorea barrage

    02/04/2010 10:36:07 PM PST · by ErnstStavroBlofeld · 4 replies · 311+ views ^ | 2/05/2010 |
    South Korea said Friday it had deployed advanced weapons-tracking radar systems on islands near its disputed Yellow Sea border with North Korea following last week's artillery barrages by the North. Defence Minister Kim Tae-Young told lawmakers the AN/TPQ-36 Firefinder systems had been set up on Baengnyeong and Yeonpyeong islands. "A few days ago, deployment of anti-artillery radar systems was completed," the minister was quoted as saying by Yonhap news agency. The system is designed to determine where incoming artillery and rocket fire originated, to allow for a possible counter-attack. After declaring two "no sail" zones, the communist state last week...