Carnival Sunshine repositioned for crew exchange
The 'Carnival Sunshine' has moved out of Charleston on April 23, 2020, to meet up with other ships in the cruise line’s system that will help crew members who havve been onboard since mid-March due to a COVID-19 cruise hiatus return to their homes. The ship arrived at Stirrup Cay in the Bahamas on April 26.
Crew to stay on board for two weeks
More than 1,000 crew members aboard the 'Carnival Sunshine' which has docked in Charleston will remain on the ship as requured by the S.C Ports and Customs and Border Protection for at least 14 days. Passengers disembarked from the ship on March 16, and the ship was now located at the Columbus Street Terminal. The crew was all healthy and will remain on the ship for the mutual benefit and safety of both residents and crew members. The ship was provisioned to feed and support the crew. They will periodically sail the Sunshine out of the harbour for the lawful disposal of gray water and to take on water for their needs. This action occurred Wednesday, March 18. The crew will be continuing general maintenance, sanitation and many other ongoing efforts. This will have no impact on fuel consumption; only one engine is utilized for these operations.
Elderly woman died on cruise
An elderly woman died during a cruise this week during a 5-day cruise of the 'Carnival Sunshine'. The 81-year-old woman passed away due to natural causes. Carnival’s CARETeam provided support and assistance to the guest’s family and traveling companions. The ship docked at the port of Charleston in the morning of Jan 30, 2020.Upload News