Last Thursday, April 9th, the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a no-sail order continuing the suspension of cruise operations for another 100 days until July 25th. (100 days after the CDC order was filed into the Federal Registry on April 15th) Despite the CDC’s order, the cruise lines continue to advertise
Carnival Chairman Micky Arison Makes “Generous Offer” to Supply Idle Cruise Ships as Floating Hospitals to FEMA
At the televised coronavirus press conference this morning, President Trump announced that he is considering using Carnival Cruise Line ships as floating hospitals for coronavirus patients. President Trump stated that he received a “generous offer” from Carnival Corporation’s Chairman Micky Arison.
Trump further stated that he will be speaking with the governors of the state…
Carnival Corporation Picked As One of the Top 20 Most Challenged Brands in 2019
The Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Council, a global network of senior marketing executives, selected Carnival Corporation as one of the “Bruised, Battered and Embattled Brands” in 2019.
According to the advertising publication Campaign, the CMO Council selected 20 companies to be on its “bruised and battered” dis-honor roll. Carnival Corporation joined the likes of…
Court Appointed Monitor: Carnival Continues to Violate Air Emission Laws
The Court Appointed Monitor (CAM) in the criminal environmental case pending against Carnival Corporation filed a 100 page report this morning which outlines numerous ongoing environmental violations committed by Carnival and several of its brands in the last 90 days.
The CAM stated that Carnival’s violations during this quarter included incidents related to:
- Air emissions;
Carnival Elation Discharges Grey Water at Port Canaveral
The Carnival Elation discharged “gray water” while docked at Port Canaveral yesterday morning, according to the Florida Today publication.
Twenty-two metric tons of gray water (over 6,000 gallons) were spilled, according to the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office.
Carnival and the Port Downplay the Pollution
The newspaper suggested that “a valve was inadvertently opened” during…
Carnival Glory Strikes Carnival Legend in Cozumel – Almost Hits Oasis of the Seas
The Carnival Glory and the Carnival Legend collided this morning at the port in Cozumel, causing extensive damage to the starboard side of the stern of the Glory.
The Carnival Glory then appeared to come close to striking the moored Oasis of the Seas, according to a passenger who was in port who wishes to…
Cruise Passenger Pleads Guilty to Murdering His Girlfriend on Carnival Elation
Multiple news organizations are reporting that a man from the state of Kansas pleaded guilty today to murdering his longtime girlfriend during a cruise from Florida to the Bahamas in January 2018.
As we reported last year, Eric Duane Newman, now age 55, of Topeka, Kansas, went on the Carnival Elation with his long term
Passenger Goes Overboard From Carnival Dream
A twenty-six year old passenger reportedly went overboard from the Carnival Dream yesterday evening. The incident happened when the Carnival cruise ship was around 50 miles southeast of Galveston when the man apparently jumped from his cabin’s balcony, according to comments made by Carnival to a local news station KTRK-TV.
News reports late ast night…
Engine Room Fire on the Carnival Legend
A fire broke out on the morning of Friday, September 20, 2019 on the Carnival Legend while the cruise ship was sailing into Glacier Bay National Park, Alaska, according to Crew Center. The popular cruise related website stated that the master of the ship made an announcement around 7:15 a.m. for firefighting teams to…
How Long Will the Bahamas Tolerate Carnival Trashing its Waters and Polluting its Air?
A week ago we posted an article which showed the Carnival Victory belching thick black smoke into the air while it was still moored at the Princess George wharf in Nassau.
Carnival was also recently caught illegally burning heavy fuel oil in protected areas on 19 occasions, according to the Miami Herald. The Herald…