What are Cruise Lines Doing to Avoid Whales?

(9:45 a.m. EDT) — Since last week’s unfortunate incident in Alaska, in which a dead whale was discovered on the bow of Princess Cruises‘ Sapphire Princess, travellers have been asking what cruise lines do — and what they can do better — to avoid such situations. Because large mammals are too small to show up on radar, cruise ships must … Read more

Cruise ship strikes whale near Juneau

by Channel 2 News staff The whale was discovered around 8 a.m. Wednesday (Photo courtesy National Marine Fisheries Service) The ship’s bulbous bow lies beneath the water. (Photo courtesy the National Marine Fisheries Service) ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A cruise ship struck a whale Wednesday while cruising south of Juneau. According to radio station KINY, a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration … Read more