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Holland America hit with lawsuit over deadly COVID-19 outbreak onboard MS Zaandam

Passengers stricken with COVID-19 onboard Holland America’s MS Zaandam have filed suit against the cruise line. The lawsuit alleges Holland America did not take proper precautions when it came to protecting passengers from the coronavirus. “This cruise was a life-threatening nightmare,” Lieff Cabraser partner Kenny Byrd said in a statement, […]
Holland America hit with lawsuit over deadly COVID-19 outbreak onboard MS Zaandam
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Cruise-obsessed vacationers are desperate to set sail, even after high-profile coronavirus outbreaks on ships. We spoke with 18 cruisers about why they can’t wait to cast off.

The coronavirus pandemic has proved catastrophic for the cruise business. The entire industry has been forced to effectively suspend operations after a number of highly publicized COVID-19 outbreaks onboard ships like the Diamond Princess. But an avid community of frequent cruisers has remained eager to return to the ships whenever […]
Cruise-obsessed vacationers are desperate to set sail, even after high-profile coronavirus outbreaks on ships. We spoke with 18 cruisers about why they can’t wait to cast off.
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Leaked audio reveals that crew members on Cunard Line’s MS Queen Victoria cruise ship off the coast of England have been asked to quarantine in their rooms because of COVID-19 cases on board

The captain of Cunard Line’s MS Queen Victoria cruise ship said in a ship wide announcement this week that some crew members had COVID-19, the illness caused by the coronavirus, according to leaked audio. Capt. Jonathan Ward told crew members that the ship, which is off the coast of Southampton, […]
Leaked audio reveals that crew members on Cunard Line’s MS Queen Victoria cruise ship off the coast of England have been asked to quarantine in their rooms because of COVID-19 cases on board
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Cruise workers on Holland America’s Rotterdam ship say they were forced into a perilous rescue mission of the COVID-19 stricken Zaandam, and now hundreds of crew members are stranded onboard wondering what’s next.

When Holland America’s MS Zaandam cruise ship was stricken with a coronavirus outbreak onboard, the MS Rotterdam was dispatched to provide aid. But crew members on the Rotterdam told Business Insider they felt blindsided when they were tasked with taking on hundreds of Zaandam passengers – and risking exposure to […]
Cruise workers on Holland America’s Rotterdam ship say they were forced into a perilous rescue mission of the COVID-19 stricken Zaandam, and now hundreds of crew members are stranded onboard wondering what’s next.
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Around 1,100 healthy passengers from 2 stranded Holland America cruise ships are scheduled to fly to Toronto, Atlanta, San Francisco, Paris, Frankfurt, and London today

Holland America plans to disembark around 1,160 passengers from its stranded MS Zaandam and MS Rotterdam cruise ships today. According to the cruise line’s published plan of action, which was approved by Florida officials Thursday, those guests will be shuttled from Port Everglades to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport via bus. […]
Around 1,100 healthy passengers from 2 stranded Holland America cruise ships are scheduled to fly to Toronto, Atlanta, San Francisco, Paris, Frankfurt, and London today
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Florida authorities clear stranded Holland America ships Zaandam and Rotterdam for arrival in Port Everglades, and the cruise line expects its ‘fit-for-travel’ guests to be off the ship by Friday night

Florida authorities have officially confirmed that Holland America’s two stranded cruise ships, the MS Zaandam and Rotterdam, can dock at Port Everglades. A total of 14 passengers will be medically evacuated from the ships and taken to local hospitals due to “severe illness and critical care needs.” “Fit-for-travel” passengers will […]
Florida authorities clear stranded Holland America ships Zaandam and Rotterdam for arrival in Port Everglades, and the cruise line expects its ‘fit-for-travel’ guests to be off the ship by Friday night
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A day in the life of a passenger in lockdown aboard a Holland America cruise ship where 42 people have reported feeling ‘influenza-like symptoms’

Passengers on board the MS Zaandam, a Holland America Line cruise ship, are being confined to their staterooms after 42 crew members and guests began exhibiting “influenza-like symptoms.” Business Insider reviewed an internal ship itinerary distributed to the Zaandam’s 1,243 guests. The brochure includes health advisories, information about meal deliveries […]
A day in the life of a passenger in lockdown aboard a Holland America cruise ship where 42 people have reported feeling ‘influenza-like symptoms’
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Carnival’s CEO says the coronavirus can be contained on cruises because ‘the ship is so large’ amid criticism of the company’s slow reaction to the pandemic

Carnival’s Diamond Princess cruise ship became a hotbed for infection in the early days of the coronavirus outbreak, infecting more than 700 passengers and crew members on board. In an interview with “Axios on HBO,” Carnival CEO Arnold Donald said his company wasn’t to blame for the outbreak on the […]
Carnival’s CEO says the coronavirus can be contained on cruises because ‘the ship is so large’ amid criticism of the company’s slow reaction to the pandemic
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