Passengers booked on the first six cruises have been notified. The first sailing will now be Dec. 23 from Galveston.
Meyer Werft supply chain delays
Carnival Jubilee is under construction at Meyer Werft. The Papenburg yard notified Carnival Cruise Line of a delay due to supply chain logistics and related matters. Upon its hand over, the ship will transit directly to Galveston to operate the Christmas holiday cruise.
The original Oct. 30 trans-Atlantic journey from Southampton to Galveston and then five Caribbean sailings from Galveston have been canceled.
'This is disappointing news, but with the notification from the shipyard, we are advising our guests as quickly as we can,' Carnival President Christine Duffy said.