Posted by on October 11, 2017 11:55 pm
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Carnival Cancels 4 Months of Cruises So Ship Can Be Chartered By FEMA

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Carnival Cruise Line has canceled the next four months of sailings on one of their cruise ships so the ship can be chartered by FEMA to support relief efforts in the Caribbean.

The cruise line posted the following statement regarding the cancellations:

“Earlier this week, we communicated that we were ready to resume our operation from San Juan on Carnival Fascination, with our first cruise departing this Sunday. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has since asked us to support the relief and rebuilding efforts and Carnival Fascination has been chartered to provide housing for relief workers in the U.S. Virgin Islands. This means the ship’s departures from October 15, 2017 through January 28, 2018 will be cancelled. Carnival Fascination will return to year-round service from San Juan beginning February 18, 2018.

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