The Port of San Diego anticipates the cruise industry will resume as soon as this fall. So far, 450 crew members have been vaccinated in San Diego. Photo courtesy of Port of San Diego.

The Port of San Diego anticipates the cruise industry will resume as soon as this fall. So far, 450 crew members have been vaccinated in San Diego. Photo courtesy of Port of San Diego.

In April, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) placed a conditional sail order that required a number of steps be taken before cruise ships could start sailing again. This included simulated voyages to test ships’ ability to manage COVID-19 outbreaks on board, among other requirements. ...