Norwegian Cruise Line sues Florida over vaccine passport ban

The Celebrity Edge is set to depart from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, this weekend and will be the first cruise ship to leave a U.S. port in 469 days. FOX Business’ Ashley Webster with more.

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings is suing Florida’s surgeon general over the state’s vaccine passport ban, arguing that they should be able to verify passengers’ vaccination status when they set sail from Miami on Aug. 15. 

“The fight that should occupy us at present is the fight against COVID-19—and we should all be working together to win that fight,” the cruise line wrote in the lawsuit, which was filed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida Tuesday. “NCLH’s respectful submission here is that Florida cannot lawfully or sensibly tie NCLH’s hands in this pivotal fight, at this sensitive time.”

Ticker Security Last Change Change %NCLH NORWEGIAN CRUISE LINE HOLDINGS LTD. 26.09 -1.19 -4.36%RCL ROYAL CARIBBEAN GROUP 78.51 -3.03…

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