September 24, 2021


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Carnival Cruise Line To Provide Carnival Glory To Support New Orleans Recovery Efforts From Hurricane Ida

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MIAMI, Sept. 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Carnival Cruise Line declared currently that it has an arrangement with the city of New Orleans and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to give Carnival Glory for initial responders housing by means of Sept. 18.

Relevant to this announcement, Carnival will terminate Glory’s cruise scheduled to depart on Sept. 12 and will program to restart its visitor functions with Carnival Glory from New Orleans on Sunday, Sept. 19. Carnival had already cancelled the Sept. 5 departure for Carnival Glory.

Carnival Glory arrived at the Port of New Orleans on Friday and underwent a essential U.S. Coast Guard inspection.  The ship started provisioning food items, drinking water and resources to prepare for up to 2,600 healthcare facility staff, very first responders, town and utility personnel and other unexpected emergency staff to be part of the ship.  The ship will keep in port and serve as emergency housing for frontline employees immediately involved in the city’s infrastructure restoration and health care requirements.

“Although we want to deliver the city of New Orleans with an financial improve by restarting visitor functions, we want to first offer this significant housing assistance to address unexpected emergency desires and to get electricity restored to the location,” mentioned Christine Duffy, president of Carnival Cruise Line.  “We enjoy the being familiar with of our guests, who we know adore New Orleans as much as we do.”

Included Brandy D. Christian, President and CEO Port NOLA and CEO of the New Orleans Public Belt Railroad.  “Port NOLA appreciates Carnival’s deployment of Carnival Glory to New Orleans. Her berths will accommodate the hardworking to start with responders and necessary staff operating on storm restoration initiatives in our area.  Port NOLA, our Federal, point out, and area spouse companies all assistance those who are rapidly restoring significant infrastructure in the metropolis and supporting to get cargo transferring yet again.”  

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