#Crystal Cruises arrest warrant

Cruise ship heads to Bahamas after U.S. issues arrest warrant

A cruise ship that was supposed to dock in Miami sailed to the Bahamas instead after a U.S. judge granted an order to seize the vessel as part of a lawsuit over unpaid fuel. Cruise trackers show Crystal Symphony currently docked in the Bahamian island of Bimini. Passengers were taken...
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Miami Judge Issues Cruise Ship's Seizure Over Unpaid Bills

A luxury cruise line, Crystal Cruises, is in hot water after not paying fuel bills. A Miami judge issued a warrant that gives authorities the ability to seize the Crystal Symphony ship on U.S. waters. The warrant comes days after Crystal Cruises suspended all sailings following a bankruptcy filing by...

A US court has issued an arrest warrant for a luxury cruise ship

A luxury cruise ship changed course and docked in the Bahamas on Saturday after a US judge ordered its arrest as part of a lawsuit over millions in unpaid fuel bills, several outlets reported. The Miami Herald reported that the Crystal Symphony, a Crystal Cruises ship, was supposed to arrive...

Lim Kok Thay: Cruise CEO resigns after ship flees to Bahamas to evade US warrant

The chairman and CEO of the cruise operator Genting Hong Kong, Lim Kok Thay, has resigned after one of the company’s vessels was diverted from Miami to end its journey in the Bahamas to avoid a US warrant. The company has filed to end its business after the Covid-19 pandemic hit the cruise industry hard. The company said in a stock exchange filing that the chairman, who owns 76 per cent of Genting Hong Kong, stepped down on 21 January. The deputy CEO and president of the company, Au Fook Yew, also stepped down. The company appears to be...

Eluding arrest, Crystal Symphony puts passengers on ferry from Bimini

Faced with the prospect of arrest on its scheduled January 22 arrival in Miami, Crystal Cruises’ Crystal Symphony made a sharp change of course and headed to Bimini. Webcam images posted on Twitter by @PTZtv showed passengers from the ship being transferred to Baleària Caribbean’s Incat Tasmania built fast ferry Jaume II, which then transported them to Fort Lauderdale.

Crystal Cruises charts a rare Alaska return in 2022

Round-trip and one-way cruises will operate from Whittier and Vancouver, BC. Crystal President Jack Anderson noted the 2022 season will be exclusive since the line does not have any voyages to the region scheduled beyond next year. Sailings operate during the optimal late June to August season and more than...

Crystal Symphony to sail Caribbean this winter, Endeavor sets US debut

Crystal Symphony, about to begin voyages from Boston to Bermuda Aug. 22, followed by New York to Bermuda cruises starting Sept. 24, will redeploy southward in late November. Through March 2022, the ship will sail an all-new series of 14 seven-night voyages and two 10- and 11-night holiday itineraries to the Lesser Antilles, the Virgin Islands and the Bahamas' Out Islands.

Future Endeavor, Universal ships to be hotel-branded, managed by Crystal Cruises

Colin Au, Genting Hong Kong Group president and deputy CEO, disclosed the news in a series of bombshells at today's naming festivities for luxury expedition ship Crystal Endeavor at MV Werften in Stralsund. Create demand for newbuilds by making existing ships 'obsolete'. 'Do not wait for demand to pick up...