Norwegian Cruise Line and Carnival Cruise Line released their statuses after the destruction of Hurricane Irma
Sep. 13, 2017
Two major cruise lines – Norwegian Cruise Line and Carnival Cruise Line released information regarding their statuses after the damage and destruction of Hurricane Irma.
Norwegian Cruise Line
Norwegian Escape is sailing at close to full capacity with displaced guests from both Norwegian Sky and Norwegian Escape that were unable to secure flights back home when the ships returned early to Miami on Thursday, September 7. Norwegian Escape spent three days alongside in Cozumel, Mexico and departed on Monday, September 11 at 5 pm. The ship is proceeding towards Miami and is scheduled to arrive at PortMiami on Wednesday morning, September 13.
All of Norwegian Escape’s upcoming Eastern Caribbean sailings until November will be altered to a Western Caribbean itinerary. All guests scheduled to sail on any affected cruises will be notified of the change.
In the wake of this devastating storm, we have deployed Norwegian Sky to St. Thomas, USVI to bring much-needed supplies and assist in a humanitarian effort that is currently being organized by the government. As per the State Department, affected US Citizens in St. Thomas should email name, gender, and their last known location to IrmaEmergencyUSC@state.gov.
Norwegian Sky will depart as scheduled on Friday, September 15. Norwegian Escape will depart as scheduled for a seven-day Western Caribbean cruise on Saturday, September 16.
Norwegian Cruise Line’s Miami headquarters will remain closed through Tuesday, September 12 and are scheduled to re-open on Wednesday, September 13. Key staff members have been relocated out of Miami and the storm zone.
Additional updates will be posted at NCL.com.
Carnival Cruise Line
Carnival continues to closely monitor and adjust our fleet and itineraries following the impacts of Hurricane Irma over the weekend. Given the path taken by the storm, the following cruises have been affected.
Carnival Magic – Sept. 9
Cruise is now scheduled to depart Port Canaveral on Sept. 13 on a three-day cruise to Freeport and Nassau.
Carnival Sensation – Sept. 11
Now scheduled to depart Miami on Sept. 13 for a three-day cruise to Nassau.
Guests scheduled to cruise on these upcoming Carnival voyages are encouraged to sign up for text alerts by texting the codes below to CRUISE (278473).
• Carnival Conquest – CCL2
• Carnival Glory – CCL3
• Carnival Magic – CCL4
• Carnival Vista – CCL6
• Carnival Victory 9/11 – CCL8
• Carnival Sensation 9/11 – CCL10
For additional information, visit carnival.com