Monday, October 7, 2013

Cruise News Daily Headlines for October 7, 2013

* Meyer Werft Secures Order from Genting
Genting Hong Kong, the parent of Star Cruises and the majority stockholder in Norwegian Cruise Line, said today they ordered a ship from Meyer Werft via their wholly-owned subsidiary, Chinese Dream.

* Right on Target
Coast Guard medevacs from cruise ships have become somewhat routine. Watching the video of the operations, you can see the tremendous skill of the Coast Guard pilots as they hover over the decks of ships and hoist a patient to the helicopter.

Sunday, however, Holland America’s Ooosterdam had an emergency when it was just too far out of range of the helicopters, but the US Coast Guard came through again with another precision operation. More

* New Orleans Resumes Normal Operations
Traffic on the Mississippi River returned to normal Sunday with all restrictions lifted after Tropical Storm Karen took a turn to the east and dissipated.

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