* Carnival Magic Returns Ebola-free
Carnival Magic returned to Galveston on Sunday without any of the drama that had met it at its previous two port calls. The lab technician aboard who was under quarantine due to the possibility that she had been infected with ebola was pronounced free of the disease, and she reportedly was escorted off the ship as soon as it arrived, and was allowed to drive home without restrictions.
* AIDA’s Newest Ship Is a Gas
There was a different kind of christening ceremony in Hamburg on Saturday. While it had all the trappings of naming a cruise ship, complete with a cruise line executive serving as the godmother, it wasn’t a cruise ship being named, but rather a barge. Not just any barge, it is a special barge.
AIDA’s Chief Sustainability Officer, Dr. Monika Griefahn was christening, Hummel, the world’s first LNG (liquefied natural gas) hybrid barge, designed to supply berthed cruise ships with electrical power.
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