VP Mike Pence Discusses No Sail Order with the Cruise Industry

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Last week Vice President Mike Pence led a call with cruise industry officials regarding the No Sail Order. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Dr. Robert Redfield, Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar, and former Utah Governor and HHS Secretary Mike Leavitt of the Healthy Sail Panel were all part of the call.

Executives from Carnival, Norwegian, Royal Caribbean, MSC, and Disney cruise lines were also involved in the call.

VP Pence gave an overview of the No Sail Order and highlighted the shared goal of reopening the maritime economy, with a focus on the cruise line industry safely sailing again.

Azar and Redfield spoke about their commitment to the collaborative effort that produced the Healthy Sail Panel’s 74 recommendations. They also cautioned that the cruise industry would have to backstop their venture to resume operations.

Leavitt spoke about how the Healthy Sail Panel approached their report and recommendations and emphasized that the industry was driven by producing real solutions without economic restraints. He also indicated that the output needed to prioritize safety as well as be practical.

The cruise industry executives thanked the Trump Administration for its collaborative approach and support. They also stressed that the reopening proposal introduces accountability and standards that will ensure cruise ship passengers are in a safe and healthy environment.

The proposal will be presented to the Task Force in order to provide a recommendation to President Trump with regard to the next steps on the CDC’s No Sail Order.

Right now, the No Sail Order is in effect through October 31, 2020.

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