CDC lifts order banning cruising but don't expect ships to begin sailing immediately

A more than seven-month-long ban on cruising in U.S. waters will end this weekend, paving the way for a return to sailing during the pandemic, but don’t expect an immediate restart in San Diego or anywhere else, given new requirements imposed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.The CDC announced Friday it would be lifting its no-sail order, due to expire Saturday, and in its place will be a phased plan for resuming cruising that it is calling a Framework for Conditional Sailing Order. Among other things, it will initially require mock voyages with volunteers playing the role of p…

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