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Grand Classica completes Hurricane Ida relief service

Grand Classica was chartered to Entergy for housing workers restoring power to the New Orleans area
Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line's Grand Classica is scheduled to resume passenger service Sept. 26 following its nearly month-long charter for Hurricane Ida relief.

Since Sept. 6, the ship has been docked at the Port of New Orleans, housing more than 600 workers as they helped restore power to the region following Hurricane Ida.

Landry & Kling charter arranger

The charter was arranged by Landry & Kling Global Cruise Services

'We are proud that we were able to help facilitate relief for the thousands of Hurricane Ida victims who were left without power and resources, along with our charter client, Entergy,' said Kevin Sheehan Jr., president, Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line. 'We are appreciative of our customers’ support and understanding during this time and look forward to welcoming guests back on board this Sunday for the resumption of our commercial sailings to Grand Bahama Island.'

Grand Classica operates short cruises between Florida's Port of Palm Beach and Freeport, Grand Bahama.