Strangers on board Carnival Elation they have an unexpected trip to Port Canaveral because the ship is unable to release enough fresh water. The ship’s maintenance and repair team is working to fix the problem, but it was necessary for the ship to go to Port Canaveral to take in more fresh water.
As a result, the ship’s current 5-night itinerary must be changed and the port time in Nassau, Bahamas, may be changed.
Carnival Elation Water Supply Issues
The guests are boarding Carnival Elation was informed by the ship’s master, Captain Vittorio Marchi, that the ship’s new water system needed to be repaired and therefore, it was necessary for the ship to turn to Port Canaveral recycling.
“The train has created a problem that is affecting the production of clean water,” he said. a letter to the guests was read. “Even though we were able to drink clean water in Jacksonville, it’s important to divert to Port Canaveral to do it again.”
The Fantasy-class cruiser was in Port Canaveral for a fresh water intake on Tuesday, June 13, the first full day of her current voyage. The day was originally planned to be a day at sea on the way there Nassau, Bahamas.
Because of the unexpected, the time of the train to Nassau is affected, and Carnival Elation he arrives in the capital of the Bahamas later than originally planned.
The port of call in Nassau should be from 8 am to 5 pm on Wednesday, June 14. Now, the data analysis estimates the arrival of the ship to be around 11 am, but this can be changed as the ship approaches its destination.
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The pilot is keeping the passengers informed of the changes. “Sorry for the change of plans and thank you for your understanding,” the letter concluded.
No mention has been made of changes to the beach tour times, although the beach groups are no doubt making the necessary arrangements to reschedule tours or cancel tours if necessary.
The ship’s next port call is Princess Cays Thursday, June 15, which is not expected to be affected.
Maintenance in progress
Although Carnival Elation diverted to refit with fresh water, the ship’s technical team is working on repairs. No details have been shared about what happened, but engineers on the ground are able to fix the problem.
It is possible for the ship to take safety measures until the renovation is completed, such as preventing ice or not having a lot of water in the dining areas or bars, unless bottled water is used.
The water in the ship’s pools and whirlpools is salty, and the use of these facilities should not be affected.
Carnival Elation is one of only two Fantasy-class ships left Carnival Cruise Line ships and is the oldest ship still in service, having first started in March 1998.
The 71,909-ton ship can accommodate 2,190 guests in double occupancy, or up to 2,697 passengers when all berths are booked. An international team of about 800 members is in the group to provide an exciting service.
He was sent home Jacksonville, Florida, Carnival Elation offers 4- and 5-night cruises in the Bahamas with cruises to Nassau, Bimini, Princess Cays, and Freeport depending on the length of the cruise and the date of travel.