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 currently that it has an arrangement with the city of New Orleans and the Federal Crisis Management Company (FEMA) to supply Carnival Glory for very first responders housing via Sept. 18.

Linked to this announcement, Carnival will terminate Glory’s cruise scheduled to depart on Sept. 12 and will plan to restart its visitor operations with Carnival Glory from New Orleans on Sunday, Sept. 19. Carnival had by now 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 foodstuff, water and elements to put together for up to 2,600 clinic employees, very first responders, metropolis and utility workers and other emergency staff to be part of the ship.  The ship will continue to be in port and provide as crisis housing for frontline personnel directly associated in the city’s infrastructure recovery and healthcare demands.

“While we want to provide the metropolis of New Orleans with an economic raise by restarting guest operations, we want to first offer this important housing assist to handle unexpected emergency needs and to get ability restored to the area,” explained Christine Duffy, president of Carnival Cruise Line.  “We take pleasure in the understanding of our friends, who we know love New Orleans as much as we do.”

Additional 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 important staff working on storm recovery endeavours in our area.  Port NOLA, our Federal, condition, and regional companion agencies all aid those who are quickly restoring significant infrastructure in the town and assisting to get cargo transferring once again.”  

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