Cruises

<em></em>The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation has installed three air quality sensors, like the one pictured here off of Whittier Avenue on Nov. 16, 2020, around Juneau to mention the effects of cruise ships on air quality, following an inconclusive 2019 study. (Michael S. Lockett / Juneau Empire)

State places air quality sensors downtown for ongoing monitoring

The program is to monitor effects of cruise ships on air quality.

 

The Grand Princess maintains a holding pattern about 30 miles off the coast of San Francisco, carrying multiple people who have tested positive for the coronavirus in March. On Friday, Oct. 30, 2020, U.S. federal health officials issued new rules that will enable large cruise ships to start sailing again in U.S. waters, though not immediately. (AP Photo / Noah Berger)

CDC sets rules for cruise ships to resume sailing

Testing and a seven day limit are among requirements.

 

UnCruise’s first sailing was recalled to port on Tuesday after a passenger returned a positive coronavirus test. (Peter Segall / Juneau Empire)

UnCruise guests quarantined, undergoing tests

UnCruise is paying for quarantine lodging, meals, and testing.

 

Aa cruise ship passenger photographs a ship in Juneau’s downtown harbor in August 2017. (Michal Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Seattle cruise operations postponed indefinitely

This follows the closing of Vancouver to cruise ships.

Aa cruise ship passenger photographs a ship in Juneau’s downtown harbor in August 2017. (Michal Penn | Juneau Empire File)