After All-Nighter, Carnival Glory Patched and Cruising

The Carnival Glory has sailed on her Christmas cruise from New Orleans after an all-night effort to repair damage to the ship following a collision in Cozumel with the Carnival Legend on Friday. Crews worked through the night to enclose the aft dining room which took the brunt of the damage, removing damage and welding inContinue reading “After All-Nighter, Carnival Glory Patched and Cruising”

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Norwegian Jewel first big ship for new port in Honduras

By Tom Stieghorst Several new cruise ports have sprung up south of the traditional ports of call in the Western Caribbean, bringing that area onto more cruise itineraries, especially from homeports in Texas and Louisiana. The latest entrant is Banana Coast, which welcomed its first large ship when the Norwegian Jewel called on Oct. 15.Continue reading “Norwegian Jewel first big ship for new port in Honduras”

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Carnival to build port on Haiti’s Tortuga Island

Carnival Corp. has signed a letter of intent to develop a $70 million port facility in Tortuga, an island off the northern coast of Haiti. The cruise company said it envisions a “new and exciting destination for ship itineraries traveling in the Caribbean.” “The development will create an exciting opportunity for our guests to enjoyContinue reading “Carnival to build port on Haiti’s Tortuga Island”

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