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

MIAMI, Sept. 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Carnival Cruise Line declared these days that it has an

MIAMI, Sept. 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Carnival Cruise Line declared these days that it has an settlement with the town of New Orleans and the Federal Crisis Administration Agency (FEMA) to give Carnival Glory for to start with responders housing by Sept. 18.

Associated to this announcement, Carnival will cancel Glory’s cruise scheduled to depart on Sept. 12 and will strategy to restart its guest operations with Carnival Glory from New Orleans on Sunday, Sept. 19. Carnival experienced already cancelled the Sept. 5 departure for Carnival Glory.

Carnival Glory arrived at the Port of New Orleans on Friday and underwent a needed U.S. Coast Guard inspection.  The ship began provisioning food items, h2o and resources to put together for up to 2,600 healthcare facility personnel, to start with responders, metropolis and utility personnel and other crisis staff to be a part of the ship.  The ship will keep in port and serve as crisis housing for frontline workers straight concerned in the city’s infrastructure recovery and health care desires.

“While we want to provide the city of New Orleans with an financial improve by restarting guest operations, we want to initial provide this crucial housing aid to tackle crisis needs and to get ability restored to the area,” mentioned Christine Duffy, president of Carnival Cruise Line.  “We take pleasure in the comprehension of our attendees, who we know adore New Orleans as significantly as we do.”

Added Brandy D. Christian, President and CEO Port NOLA and CEO of the New Orleans Community Belt Railroad.  “Port NOLA appreciates Carnival’s deployment of Carnival Glory to New Orleans. Her berths will accommodate the hardworking first responders and vital personnel doing the job on storm restoration attempts in our area.  Port NOLA, our Federal, state, and local associate businesses all assistance those who are quickly restoring critical infrastructure in the metropolis and assisting to get cargo going again.”  

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