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Carnival Cruise Ship Completes Dry Dock and Resumes Sailings

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Carnival Sensation Completes Dry Dock

The Carnival Sensation cruise ship operated by Miami-based Carnival Cruise Line has completed a two-week dry dock at the popular Grand Bahama Shipyard in Freeport, Bahamas. The Fantasy-class vessel is the first vessel int he fleet to undergo refurbishment in 2020.

The ship started her dry dock on January 6 and it was mainly just a routine upgrade rather than the major new makeovers we so often see these days. Carnival Cruise Line Ambassador John Heald posted “The ship has returned with an upgraded Main pool area. Bonsai Sushi Express. New Fun Shops and lots and lots of new carpets.”

During these types of refurbishments, it also provides plenty of time for essential maintenance and work on areas guests don’t usually get to see. A fresh coat of paint is often done along with general decor improvements and furnishings. More specific work is usually done to departments like in this case with the upgraded Fun Shops.

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Guests will now be able to experience a fresh new Carnival Sensation which resumed sailings out of PortMiami, Florida on January 18 after completing dry dock on January 17. The ship is kicking off showcasing her fresh look for the first time with a 5-day Eastern Caribbean cruise including calls at Amber Cove in the Dominican Republic and then Grand Turk in the Turks and Caicos Islands. The ship will return to Miami on January 23, 2020.

The Carnival cruise ship offers 4-day and 5-day cruises to the Eastern and Western Caribbean out of the cruise capital of the world in Florida. Carnival Sensation is one of the oldest ships in the fleet and was delivered in 1993. She is 70,367 gross tons with a guest capacity of 2,052 at double occupancy. There are 10 passenger decks and she’s had a total of 10 dry docks including the most recent.

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