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Search called off for passenger who jumped from Carnival Mardi Gras

Apr 19, 2022

After a 58-hour search covering over 2,078 square miles, the Coast Guard has made a difficult decision to suspend its search for a 43-year-old man who went overboard from the cruise ship Mardi Gras. Two Coast Guard cutters and an aircraft were searching for the man. The man was identified by the Coast Guard as Tang Tran. The report states that the man jumped overboard the Carnival cruise ship on Saturday, 55 miles off the Florida coast. 

Carnival Announces New Miami-Theme Area Aboard Carnival Celebration

Mar 29, 2022

Carnival Cruise Line announced a new Miami-inspired themed area named after the company's original headquarters address, 820 Biscayne, and will be aboard Carnival Celebration, the company's newest ship arriving at PortMiami in November.

Passenger jumps overboard from the Carnival Horizon

Mar 17, 2022

Hours after Carnival Horizon departed Grand Turk a Man Overboard was sounded onboard, and the ship’s crew started a search operation launching two lifeboats to find the missing person.

Cruise Lines Stand United in Support of the Ukrainian and Russian Crew

Feb 28, 2022

As the world turns towards Ukraine with prayers and support, loyal cruise ship guests reach out to the cruise lines' Head Quarters with inquiries about the safety, support and concern of Ukrainian crew members. Each company responds to the cruise guests with understanding of their concerns, addressing the same and reminding that the companies are focused on the wellbeing and support of both Ukrainian and Russian crew members.

Carnival Cruise Line 50th anniversary ‘Sailabration’ kicks off with Carnival Miracle

Feb 22, 2022

Carnival Cruise Line is commemorating its golden anniversary with 17 special voyages, with the first “Sailabration” aboard Carnival Miracle which departed from the Port of Long Beach on Sunday with 2,000 guests onboard.

Coast Guard searching for a 32-year-old passenger who went overboard from Carnival Valor

Feb 17, 2022

The US Coast Guard is searching for a missing cruise ship passenger in the Gulf of Mexico approximately 150 miles offshore Southwest Pass, Louisiana.

Cruise Lines relax COVID-19 restrictions for crew – Shore leave is back, quarantine for new sign-on reduced

Feb 13, 2022

As the Covid-19 surge caused over the past several months by the Omicron variant continues to decline and many cruise ships are reporting zero Covid cases in the past few weeks, several cruise lines decided to relax some of the safety measures. This week Royal Caribbean and Norwegian Cruise Line announced rolling back of its onboard mask policy for guests, allowing fully vaccinated passengers to go without masks in most of the public areas.

Companies show interest to purchase Dream Cruises 9500 passenger ship under construction

Jan 25, 2022

The sale of some of Genting Group global assets, including shipyards and cruise ships, could become a reality after the company announced appointment of joint provisional liquidators by a Bermuda court.

Carnival Cruise Line Waives Cancellation Fees Through Mid-January

Dec 27, 2021

Carnival Cruise Line has decided to offer passengers a reschedule or cancellation of the booked cruises from this moment to 14th of January without paying cancellation fees and have a full refund. 

Those guests were notified through a letter from Carnival Cruise Line’s president Christine Duffy, which contains lots of details regarding current protocols and other pressing matters.

CDC Monitoring Dozens of COVID-Hit Cruise Ships

Dec 27, 2021

Dozens of cruise ships with COVID-19 cases are under observation by the U.S. authorities during their cruises, and several of them are reportedly denied port in the Caribbean. Over 60 cruise ships are monitored after "reported cases of COVID-19 have met the threshold for CDC investigation," the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said. One of the denied, the Carnival Freedom, was turned away from the Caribbean island of Bonaire.