Friday, October 26, 2012

Hurricane Sandy Impacts Northeast Cruise Ships

Hurricane Sandy Impacting Cruise Schedules
Hurricane Sandy Impacting Cruise Schedules
Hurricane Sandy is causing cruise lines to move their passenger out of the track of the approaching storm. The Storm is currently located off the coast of Southern Florida and is expected to move up the coast and potentially making landfall near New Jersey, Sunday Thru Tuesday, of next week.

New York cruise ships already impacted by the storm includes the Norwegian Jewel, which was supposed to call in Nassau today is steaming toward Norfolk, Virginia and expected to arrive in New York Sunday ahead of the storm.

Norwegian Gem will cancel its call in Samana, Dominican Republic, on Friday, and will proceed to New York scheduled to arrive on Monday. The Norwegian Gem, which is on a 9-Day Eastern Caribbean cruise, will be heading to New York behind the storm.

The New York-based Carnival Miracle will miss scheduled calls at St. Thomas and Grand Turk, remaining at sea and arriving in back in the Big Apple on Monday.

Out of Baltimore, the Carnival Pride is hugging the Florida Coastline heading to Baltimore skipping a scheduled stop in Port Canaveral.

The Carnival Glory, out of Norfolk, skipped a call in Nassau today and instead remained at sea. The Carnival Glory is expected to arrive back in Norfolk on Sunday.

No schedule modifications have been announced for this weekend's sailing, but changes are expected.


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