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July 31, 2020

Farewell to Two ‘Fun Ships,’ Carnival Fantasy and Carnival Inspiration Leave Fleet

Last week’s announcement that Carnival Fantasy and Carnival Inspiration would be leaving the fleet brought forth a flood of memories from our shipboard and shoreside team members who worked on these two popular ships which carried millions of satisfied guests during their many years of service. It was an emotional moment for all crew on…
July 23, 2020

CARNIVAL CRUISE LINE ANNOUNCES UPDATES TO FLEET PLAN

MIAMI, July 23, 2020 – Carnival Cruise Line today announced new plans for its fleet that will generate tremendous guest excitement once it resumes sailing, with a confirmed date for an additional Excel-class, LNG-powered ship arriving in November 2022, four ships either sold or put on long term lay-up status, and other ships redeployed to…
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July 20, 2020

Mardi Gras Construction Progressing at Finland’s Meyer Turku Shipyard

As revealed by photos released today, construction on Carnival Cruise Line’s new Mardi Gras is progressing at the Meyer Turku shipyard in Turku, Finland, as the ship is being readied for its scheduled February 2021 debut. Workers have installed nearly 800 feet of suspended track for BOLT, the first rollercoaster at sea, that will encircle…
July 17, 2020

Caribbean and Latin American Nations Play Key Role in Carnival Cruise Line’s Crew Repatriation Efforts

Carnival Cruise Line is in the final stages of repatriating its crew members and nations across the Caribbean and Latin America have played a critical role in helping our shipboard personnel return home. Countries across the region, including The Bahamas, Barbados, Colombia, Curacao, Mexico, Panama, St. Maarten and Nicaragua, have assisted in the repatriation effort…
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July 6, 2020

Carnival Cruise Line Sets Ship Delivery Changes and Related Deployment Plans

Carnival Cruise Line will be notifying guests and travel agents on Tuesday of revisions to the delivery of its newest ship, Mardi Gras, as well as the transformed Carnival Radiance – both resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic – and new itineraries for Carnival Breeze and Carnival Magic that are all part of an updated deployment…
July 1, 2020

Carnival Legend to the Rescue

Our pause in sailing guests doesn’t mean we pause our obligations as seafarers to help others in distress. On Tuesday, while Carnival Legend was off the coast of The Bahamas, our great crew responded to a call for help from a small boat that had run out of fuel. Carnival Legend rendezvoused with the small…
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