Cruise Industry

Cruise Ship Information Related to COVID-19


As part of the Governor’s Coronavirus Response Team, the Maine Department of Economic and Community Development is working closely with the Maine CDC preparing for a return to cruise in Maine. These state agencies will work with the Ports, Coast Guard, the Department of Transportation, and the Federal CDC to provide guidance for cruise ships with port of calls in Maine.  

At the local level, the Port of Portland is 
establishing entry protocols that align with both Maine and Federal CDC guidelines as well as the cruise lines. The City and its partners are monitoring the situation for 2021 Cruise Ship Season and will share information and updates as they become available.

    • The Annual Cruise Canada New England Symposium, set to take place in Portland, has been RESCHEDULED to June 2022. More information to follow.