Cruise lines tend to make a big splashy announcement when they have a ship going somewhere new, but when they stop operating from a port, the way the community generally finds out is by realizing their city isn’t mentioned in the current schedule.
Of course the port has been notified, but they generally don’t want to make a big announcement about bad news that involves them.
That’s what’s happened in New Orleans. Royal Caribbean has quietly withdrawn their seasonal program from the market after this coming winter’s, and the local news media has just noticed it.
* Assault Reported aboard Carnival Valor
A 33-year-old woman aboard Carnival Valor reported a sexual assault last Friday while the ship was docked at St. Kitts.
* Other Things You’ll Want to Know
CND subscribers also read about the only thing missing is some really gory violence ... and the gates have arrived.
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|The second shipment of gates for the new, larger third set of locks for the Panama Canal, arrived at the Atlantic|
end of the Canal on Tuesday. The gates are manufactured in Trieste and delivered via a month-long sea
transit via STX Sun Rise.
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