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A security guard stands near the quarantined Diamond Princess cruise ship in Yokohama, near Tokyo.
Jae C. Hong/AP Photo, File
AP News
February 18, 2020 - 8:45 am
An extraordinary two-week quarantine of the Diamond Princess cruise ship ends Wednesday, with thousands of passengers and crew set to disembark over the next several days in the port of Yokohama, near Tokyo. A growing number of scientists, however, say the ship served as an incubator for a worrying...
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In this image from a video taken on Monday, Feb. 17, 2020, U.S. passengers who evacuated off the quarantined cruise ship the Diamond Princess, board a Kalitta Air plane bound for the U.S., at Haneda airport in Tokyo.
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AP News
February 17, 2020 - 12:09 pm
Two charter flights carrying cruise ship passengers from Japan landed at military bases in California and Texas overnight, starting the clock on a quarantine period to ensure passengers don't have the new virus that's been spreading in Asia. Read more here.
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Medical workers in protective suits lead a passenger tested positive for a new coronavirus from the cruise ship Diamond Princess at Yokohama Port in Yokohama, south of Tokyo, Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020.
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AP News
February 04, 2020 - 8:47 pm
Deaths from a new virus rose to 490 in mainland China on Wednesday while new cases on a Japanese cruise ship, in Hong Kong and in Thailand showed the increasing spread of the outbreak and renewed attention toward containing it. Read more here.
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Freedom of the Seas cruise ship
Mike Derer/AP, file
July 22, 2019 - 5:35 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — There are "a million things" the cruise company could have done to prevent the death of an 18-month-old Indiana girl who fell to her death from an open window on a cruise ship in Puerto Rico, the toddler's mother said in an interview broadcast Monday. Speaking publicly for the...
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The damaged tourist river boat docked next to the cruise ship after Sunday's collision.
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June 02, 2019 - 11:26 am
By Valentina DiDonato and Sheena McKenzie (CNN) - - A cruise ship crashed into a Venice dock on Sunday, hitting a moored tourist boat and sending onlookers running for safety in what one witness said resembled a "scene from a disaster movie." The cruise ship, MSC Opera, rammed into the San Basilio...
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The Freewinds cruise ship
Bradley Lacan/AP
May 03, 2019 - 5:45 pm
WILLEMSTAD, Curacao (AP) — Authorities in Curacao announced Friday they will quarantine a ship with 300 people aboard that is heading to the Dutch Caribbean island after they were banned from disembarking in nearby St. Lucia because of a confirmed case of measles. Health officials said they will...
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Carnival Corp.
Becky Bohrer/AP, file
April 11, 2019 - 1:57 pm
MIAMI (AP) — A federal judge has threatened to temporarily block Carnival Corp. from docking cruise ships at ports in the United States as punishment for a possible probation violation. The Miami Herald reports U.S. District Judge Patricia Seitz said Wednesday that she'll make a decision in June,...
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The cruise ship Viking Sky arrives at port off Molde, Norway, Sunday March 24, 2019, after the problems in heavy seas off Norway's western coast.
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March 27, 2019 - 7:29 pm
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A cruise ship that was the focus of a daring rescue operation off Norway's frigid North Sea coast became disabled because its engines didn't have enough lubricating oil, the country's top maritime official said Wednesday. Low oil levels were the "direct cause" of the...
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Passengers are helped from a rescue helicopter in Fraena, Norway, Sunday March 24, 2019, after being rescued from the Viking Sky cruise ship.
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March 24, 2019 - 10:20 am
STAVANGER, Norway (AP) — Rescue helicopters took more than 475 passengers from a cruise ship that got stranded off Norway's western coast in bad weather before the vessel departed for a nearby port under escort and with nearly 900 people still on board, the ship's owner said Sunday. The Viking Sky...
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Cruising in the Caribbean
Jay Lloyd/KYW Newsradio
November 16, 2018 - 7:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — What's your hurry? You've already traveled some distance — oftentimes a long distance to get to your getaway cruise ship port. Before and after the cruise, you can double up on the vacation simply by enjoying the ship's home port. Winter and fall cruises are being...
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