The tough year for cruise line operators (CUK, CCL, RCL, NCLH) gets just a little choppier with...

|By:, SA News Editor

The tough year for cruise line operators (CUK, CCL, RCL, NCLH) gets just a little choppier with news that the CDC issued a failing grade for the cruise ship Silver Shadow run by Silverseas Cruises after conducting a surprise inspection. Demand for Caribbean cruises has already been a worry in the sector, and now an attention-grabbing headline on safety jumps to the forefront along with a potential hurricane brewing in the Atlantic (track map) Of the group, Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings has maintained the steadiest keel.