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Canada blocks cruise ships for a year, ending Alaska trips

20 days ago   |   By Boston Herald

ANCHORAGE, Alaska - The Canadian government has extended a ban on cruise ships through February 2022, which is expected to block many ships from visiting Alaska this year.
Transport Canada announced the extension of the ban enacted because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Canada blocked cruise ships of more than 100 passengers starting in spring 2020.
The ban was set to expire at the end of February.
Most large cruise ships visiting Alaska are registered in foreign countries. U.S. federal law prohibits foreign-registered ships from sailing between two American ports without stopping at a foreign...
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Canada blocks cruise ships for a year, ending Alaska trips

20 days ago   |   By Star Tribune

The Canadian government has extended a ban on large cruise ships through February 2022, which is expected to block trips from visiting Alaska this year.
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