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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 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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Leaked memo reveals some Princess Cruise and Holland America crew members will take pay cuts through June as the coronavirus sends shockwaves through the cruise industry

Holland America Line, Princess Cruises, Seabourn, and P&O Cruises Australia will cut the pay of some crew members in the coming months, according to a letter sent to crew members dated April 9. Crew members have continued to be paid since Carnival Corp., the cruise lines’ parent company, halted new […]
Leaked memo reveals some Princess Cruise and Holland America crew members will take pay cuts through June as the coronavirus sends shockwaves through the cruise industry
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Cruise workers on Holland America’s stranded Oosterdam ship are growing anxious after a sick employee was airlifted off the ship and more than 100 crew members were forced into isolation because of coronavirus fears

Two crew members on Holland America Line’s Oosterdam cruise ship criticised the communication onboard, which they say left many workers in the dark for three days about a sick colleague who was eventually removed from the ship. They have been on the ship without passengers since March 14, and don’t […]
Cruise workers on Holland America’s stranded Oosterdam ship are growing anxious after a sick employee was airlifted off the ship and more than 100 crew members were forced into isolation because of coronavirus fears
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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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2 stranded Holland America cruise ships are set to dock in Florida after 233 passengers and workers are stricken with illness and 9 are confirmed for COVID-19

A Broward County Commissioner took to Twitter to announce that Florida officials had reached an agreement with Carnival Corp. to allow two stranded Holland America ships to dock in Fort Lauderdale’s Port Everglades. Four passengers have died on the Zaandam after an outbreak of respiratory illness sickened at least 233 […]
2 stranded Holland America cruise ships are set to dock in Florida after 233 passengers and workers are stricken with illness and 9 are confirmed for COVID-19
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Passengers on Holland America’s 2 stranded cruise ships, the Zaandam and Rotterdam, may be stuck at sea indefinitely as Florida officials fret over letting them dock

The US Coast Guard will not yet permit the MS Zaandam, a Holland America cruise with at least two confirmed cases of COVID-19 onboard, and the MS Rotterdam, the ship sent to rescue its healthy passengers, to enter US waters. Florida officials remain concerned that allowing Zaandam and Rotterdam passengers […]
Passengers on Holland America’s 2 stranded cruise ships, the Zaandam and Rotterdam, may be stuck at sea indefinitely as Florida officials fret over letting them dock
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10 times Carnival has come under fire for skirting environmental regulations

Carnival Corporation has paid millions of dollars in fines over the years for violating environmental regulations. Carnival is the parent company of major cruise lines like Carnival Cruise Line, Princess Cruises, P&O Cruises, and Holland America. Those cruise lines have all come under scrutiny over pollution since the 1990s. “We […]
10 times Carnival has come under fire for skirting environmental regulations
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A cruise ship with 1,800 people is unable to dock at any local ports. Now 138 are sick, 4 are dead, and coronavirus cases are being confirmed on the stranded ship still at sea.

Four passengers have died aboard Holland America Line’s MS Zaandam ship, according to leaked audio from a sister ship sent to rescue stranded passengers. “Holland America Line can confirm that four older guests have passed away on Zaandam,” a Holland America representative told Business Insider in a statement. Medical staffers […]
A cruise ship with 1,800 people is unable to dock at any local ports. Now 138 are sick, 4 are dead, and coronavirus cases are being confirmed on the stranded ship still at sea.
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144 passengers and crew members have fallen ill aboard the stranded Holland America cruise so far, and a coronavirus test is still on the way

Sickness is spreading on the MS Zaandam, a stranded Holland America Line cruise ship, with 144 passengers and crew members falling ill, people aboard the ship told Business Insider. Previously, the cruise line reported that 42 crew members and guests were exhibiting “influenza-like symptoms.” Holland America has dispatched the MS […]
144 passengers and crew members have fallen ill aboard the stranded Holland America cruise so far, and a coronavirus test is still on the way