It’s been another busy week with tons of cruise industry news, and we’re here to make sure you don’t miss a thing. In this week’s cruise updates, we’ve got news from Carnival Cruise Line, Norwegian Cruise Line, and MSC Cruises.
Cruise News Update
Cruise Hive has you covered with all the big events of the past week, including the botched search for a fallen alien. Carnival Magicand Text of the Norwegian Epic Departing from Cape Canaveral, Carnival Cruise Line is announcing its first cruise ship, MSC Cruises, which will feature two major events. History of Carnival Pride debut following a major overhaul, and Carnival Sunshine he is setting off on his whirlwind journey.
Search Stopped for Missing Person Carnival Magic
A May 29 report of a missing passenger aboard Carnival Cruise Line’s Carnival Magic it ended tragically when the adults they stopped the investigation two days later.
The ship was on a 5-night cruise to the Bahamas from Norfolk, Virginia. Security camera footage showed a 35-year-old male guest fell into the water while leaning on his balcony around 4 a.m. on May 29.
The ship was about 186 miles east of Jacksonville, Florida, and that’s where US Coast Guard air and water search teams searched for the missing person for more than 40 hours.
Social media posts identified the missing person as Ronnie Lee Peale Jr., a Virginia resident who was reportedly on his first trip.
Peale did not report her disappearance at the time she was traveling with her companion, which may have complicated the investigation, authorities said. Guests on the ship said that, after Peale was reported missing, the crew made several calls to find him. By the time the search was called off, the missing alien would have been in the water for about 60 hours.
The 130,000 ton, Dream-class cruise ship was at the end of her voyage which had called at Nassau and Freeport. The ship returned to Norfolk on time and her next trip departed without incident.
Text of the Norwegian Epic He went to Port Canaveral
Port Canaveral will be Winter home for 4,100 guests Text of the Norwegian Epic from December 2023 to April 2024.
The cruise line at the end of May suspended the entire 2023-24 winter season in Europe, saying the change was part of a redeployment of ships. It was later revealed that the ship would return to a central Florida port in response to demand for winter cruises in the Caribbean.
The cruise line said the ship will sail a series of 7-day cruises in the Eastern and Western Caribbean. Text of the Norwegian Epic they had already been docked at Port Canaveral for the winter of 2024-2025, and those plans have not changed.
It was the second time recently that Norwegian Cruise Line has canceled several cruises. In early May, it fell The spirit of Norway all season 2024 Alaska. In that case, however, the line revealed that it has decided to allow all ships.
Recently, Port Canaveral became the world’s busiest port in terms of traffic, overtaking PortMiami, which had held the top spot for decades. Port Canaveral officials are considering building another marina as the port’s popularity continues to grow.
Jay Leno Known as the Godfather of Carnival Venice
Go, Al Pacino. Carnival Cruise Line has revealed that its new ship will be renovated and renovated Carnival Venicethe first of the line of Italian-made Fun Toys, will have a godfather and not a godmother.
Comedian and late-night talk show host Jay Leno, who is of Italian descent, he will be like a godfather on the ship naming ceremony in New York June 14. It is the first of the line, who always chose the godmother of his new ships. Carnival Venice it is not a new construction.
The ship was transferred from Carnival Corporation’s sister brand Costa Cruises last fall and underwent an overhaul, bringing her up to Carnival Cruise Line’s standards and changing her Italian look. Leno, who hails from New Rochelle, New York, is the grandson of people from Flumeri, Campania, Italy.
Leno was the host of NBC’s The Tonight Show With Jay Leno from 1992 to 2009. He also produces and hosts the CNBC primetime series Jay Leno’s Garage.
Carnival Venice she will dock in New York, sailing various Bermuda, Bahamas, Canada, New England, and Caribbean cruises, until mid-December 2024, after which she will be redeployed to Port Canaveral to offer Eastern, Western, and Southern Caribbean cruises. and Panama Canal sailings.
Highlights of Two MSC Cruises
MSC Cruises posted two events this week. On May 31, MSC Cruises presented its most anticipated new architecture, MSC Euribia, from the Chantiers de l’Atlantique shipyard in Saint-Nazaire, France. The ship is the company’s first zero-emission ship, solidifying the cruise line as a leader in environmental stewardship at sea.
On the same day, MSC Cruises celebrated investment ritual about MSC World America, is being rebuilt at the Chantiers de l’Atlantique shipyard. The world’s second largest cruise ship will be built in the next two years.
A total of 181,541 tons MSC Euribiawith 6,334 guests, is on its way to Copenhagen ahead of its christening ceremony on June 8.
It is powered entirely by liquefied natural gas, MSC Euribia it was built with advanced wastewater treatment systems, along with other advanced environmental technologies. The ship is considered to be the most energy efficient ship ever built.
Hollywood legend Sophia Loren will be in attendance MSC Euribia God. Following the naming ceremony, the ship will make its maiden voyage, a 7-day voyage from Kiel, Germany. The ship has 12-plus restaurants, five pools, and water parks, multiple bars and lounges, a theater and other entertainment venues, and supervised programs for children.
Pride of Carnival Basics After a Full Moon Refit
History of Carnival Cruise Line Pride of Carnival She set off on her first European trip of the season, from Barcelona on May 28, following a dry dock at a Spanish shipyard.
Tourists on the first European tour will find new restaurants and entertainment, an expanded casino, and a remodeled fitness center. Also, all public areas were refreshed and the disco was moved and replaced with accessible rooms.
Additional features include the Heroes Tribute Bar, Dreams Studio for photography, Carnival Adventures Shop, cruise merchandise, and the exclusive Chef’s Table restaurant. The renovation of the 21-year-old ship took a month to complete.
2,100 guests Pride of Carnival, a cruise ship, entered service in 2002. Her first trip to Europe was a 12-day cruise to Lisbon, Portugal; Le Havre (Paris), France; and Zeebrugge (Brussels), Belgium.
The ship’s season in Europe will include its voyage from Dover, England, to ports in Norway, Sweden, Germany, Finland, Denmark, Estonia, and other areas, in early September.
On September 10 the ship will make one trip from Dover to Rome, then offer three return trips from Rome. In late October Carnival Pride will operate a winter cruise to Tampa, Florida.
Carnival Sunshine Takes off on the Post-Storm Sea
It’s better late than never. This may be what guests are looking forward to starting a Carnival Cruise Line cruise Carnival Sunshine they could talk to each other after the train was nine hours late disembarking the tourists on May 28.
The ship’s arrival was delayed by rough weather as it attempted to return to the Port of Charleston on Memorial Day Sunday. But at last they boarded, and the cruise began without incident.
The first visitors were notified through texts and emails and finally they can start boarding the train around 6:30 pmwith the last guests on board around 11pm The train left around midnight.
It was a mild storm with gusts of up to 42 kilometers per hour that forced the 3,753-passenger ship to wait outside the harbor. Guests aboard the ship that was hit by the storm reported damage to the ship, including a leaking roof, flooded walkways, and staterooms with mud on the carpeting.
To make up for the long wait to get started, the crew gave each room a $100 credit, with a fixed credit for any purchase of WiFi or drinks.
Carnival Sunshine home runs in Charleston through December 2024, offering 4- and 5-night cruises to the Bahamas. In early 2025, the ship will return to Norfolk, Virginia.
Many Cruise Themes
There was a lot of other cruise news last week that we learned about on Cruise Hive, including Adora Cruises and the addition children’s education program to the oncoming train Adore Magic CityRoyal Caribbean reveals the engineering behind the new The Sign of the Sea’ pool decksOceania Cruises announces that they now have two chefs who know French on staff, Carnival UK reveals change in the top managementand a Princess Cruises ship should change his path due to generator failure.