Carnival Breeze entered Dubrovnik in the course of repatriation of stranded seafarers
The “Carnival Breeze” sailed into Dubrovnik’s Gruz Port on May 26. The ship was transporting seafarers from Croatia, Albania, Montenegro, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Slovenia, Macedonia, Serbia, Italy, Belarus and Bulgaria in the process of repatriation. Foreigners will travel on further to their home countries on charter flights or buses in accordance with epidemiological instructions. The Interior Ministry will conduct the formalities of inspecting each of their documents. The vessel arrived in Dubrovnik after its course was changed because ships were not berthing in Italy due to the coronavirus. Another cruise ship, the 'Carnival Magic' arrived in Dubrovnik on May 20 with 760 repatriated seafarers.
Cruise ship disembarks non-essential crew
On May 16 the 'Carnival Breeze' berthed in Southampton where non-essential crew members were disembarked. 70 staff from England, Irleand, Italy, Sambia, Romania and Australia went ashore. They were followed by 165 crew members from Hungary, Macedonia, Spain, Portugal and Serbia. On May 17 the ship sailed again, headed to Cadiz, Civitavecchia and Dubrovnik for more repatriations, with an ETA in Cadiz as of May 21.
Tropical storm caused changes of itineraries
In the afternoon of Agu 27, 2019, Carnival Cruise Line confirmed to Cruise Radio that two of their ships would experience itinerary changes because of the tropical storm Dorian. The modifications were made in order to avoid the current path of and remain a safe distance from the storm. The Fleet Operations Center continued to monitor the storm and will make any adjustments as needed. The "Carnival Breeze" will wind up skipping San Juan to spend the day at sea. The "Carnival Sunrise" was slated to make all of the stops on her itinerary, but in a different order. The "Carnival Breeze" will return to Port Canaveral on Aug 31, and the "Carnival Sunrise" will be back in New York City on Sep 4 as originally scheduled.Upload News