As the Western cruise industry continues to stagnate, a large number of cruise ships have to turn their heads to Aliaga, a port in Turkey, where the world’s famous Shipbreaking factories are located. Recently, the United States Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) further extended the ban on cruise ships to October 31, but analysts said that in view of the current situation of the prevention and control of the new coronavirus in the United States and the increasing number of cases, the cruise ship can not be able to resume its voyage in November, and the cruise industry still has a long hard time to go through. < / P > < p > as of Friday, the average daily number of new cases in the United States is about 46300. Antony forge, director of the National Institute of allergy and infectious diseases, recently warned that the United States was heading for “an increasingly difficult winter.”. < / P > < p > as the Western cruise industry is unlikely to return to full operation this year, many cruise operators have to scale back their fleet. Many large cruise ships are now heading for the Shipbreaking plant in the port of Aliaga in Turkey, waiting to be demolished. On Friday, five large cruise ships were demolished to scrap at the port of Aliaga, and three more are expected to arrive in Aliaga in the near future. < p > < p > since March, the revenue growth of Carnival has been significantly stagnant. According to a new document submitted to the US Securities and Futures Commission, the company will dispose of at least 18 cruise ships in the near future, accounting for about 12% of the capacity before the suspension and 3% of the operating revenue in 2019. According to Kamil onal, chairman of the Shipbreaking Industry Association, before the outbreak, dry bulk carriers and container ships were mainly demolished by Turkish Shipbreaking factories, while the number of recently demolished cruise ships has increased significantly: < / P > < p > onal said that most of the cruise ships that have been or are about to be demolished come from the UK, Italy and the United States. A team of 2500 people worked at the Shipbreaking plant, which took about six months to dismantle the ship. < / P > < p > analysts said that in the next 12-24 months, the situation of the cruise industry is likely to continue to be depressed, and more operators are expected to reduce the size of their fleet, either sell vessels or write down assets and send cruise ships to Shipbreaking plants. Global Tech

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