NCL ( Norwegian Cruise Line) announced vaccination requirements for the crew members in April 2021. These vaccines are very important for crew members, and every crew member required to vaccinated before on board.
The Crew members or Staff members can be vaccinated in their home country. If any crew members are not able to get vaccinated in their home country then no need to worry they can get vaccinated while sign-on process at no cost.
Vaccine Brands Currently Accepted by NCLH as of April 19, 2021
These vaccine for vessels operating outside the United States
- Johnson and Johnson / Janssen
- AstraZenca / Covishield / Oxford
- Pfizer BioNTech / Comirnaty
- Covaxin / Bharat Biotech
These are the eight vaccines are accepted by Norwegian Cruise Line Limited, So If you are a crew or staff member of NCL then you need these vaccines before sign-on.
The Norwegian Cruise Line Operating Outside of the United State in the month of July 2021 and August 2021 with three ships, Norwegian Jade, Norwegian Joy, and Norwegian Gem.
Norwegian Jade sailing from Athens, Greece, and Norwegian Joy and Gen from the Caribbean in August 2021.
Will Cruise Lines Require Covid Vaccine?
Many of you have lots of queries about vaccine requirements for Cruise ships and this is what they want from every crew members.
So yes almost all the companies need to be vaccinated before onboard like NCL, TUI, etc. So Please double-check with the cruise company before going for vaccination.
When will Norwegian Cruises Resume
Norwegian Cruise Line resume sailing again with their three ships outside the United States And these ships are Norwegian Jade, Norwegian Joy, and Norwegian Gem.
Norwegian Jade resume 25 July 2021, Norwegian Joy and Norwegian Gem will resume August 2021.
We are expecting to resume with some more ships in September and October 2021, So no need to worry. Good time is coming soon for cruise line.
Some of the cruise companies can resume sailing in June 2021 like Dream Cruise companies. So yes this is a really good sign for cruising company.
Why do you want to work on a cruise ship is a really very important question and you must know the answer of this question before apply for cruise ship jobs.