The Federal Maritime Commission just issued the folowing update regarding Cruise West cancelations and refund options:

The United States Tour Operators Association (USTOA) has announced on its website that consumers should be aware that partial or full reimbursement of lost payments and/or deposits for Cruise West products made prior to September 11, 2010, may be protected under the

Cruise West Ceases Operations - Refunds - CancellationsCruise West has announced that it will cease most of its operations tomorrow September 18th.  The statement of the company can be read here.

The Federal Maritime Comission has provided us with the following statement regarding the cancellations of cruises by Cruise West:

Update: According to Cruise West, the September 22 Danube cruise will