The Minister of Transport, the Honourable Marc Garneau announced updated measures pertaining to cruise ships and passenger vessels in Canadian waters.
• Cruise ships with overnight accommodations allowed to carry more than 100 persons are prohibited from operating in Canadian waters until October 31, 2020.
• As of July 1, 2020, all other passenger vessels must follow provincial, territorial, local and regional health authority requirements for timelines and processes to resume operations.
• Passenger vessels with the capacity to carry more than 12 persons continue to be prohibited from entering Arctic coastal waters until October 31, 2020.
• Essential passenger vessels, such as ferries and water taxis, should continue to operate using mitigation measures.
Source: Chamber of Shipping