As earlier reported, year-round Jacksonville ship Carnival Ecstasy diverted to Port Canaveral where it embarked passengers today for a revised itinerary. Travelers were bussed to Canaveral from the JAXPORT cruise terminal.
Their sailing will visit Nassau, but not Freeport on Grand Bahama Island, which was devastated by Dorian. The cruise will end in JAXPORT on Monday.
Carnival Sunshine from Charleston
Carnival Cruise Line is optimistic Carnival Sunshine’s cruise from Charleston will embark on Saturday, as scheduled. That voyage will visit Nassau but not Princess Cays, due to Dorian’s impact.
Grandeur of the Seas and Carnival Pride from Baltimore
Thursday evening a tropical storm warning was in effect for Chesapeake Bay, from Drum Point southward. The Port of Baltimore is north of that, out of the warning area.
Royal Caribbean’s Grandeur of the Seas sailed today on a slightly revised itinerary that will visit Boston on Sunday instead of Saturday and miss the call at Saint John, New Brunswick.
Carnival Pride's Sept. 8 cruise from Baltimore is scheduled.