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Tropical Storm Harvey which is causing disruption in the southern Caribbean has affected a Norwegian Cruise Line ship.

Norwegian Escape has been forced to change the itinerary due to the strong storm in the south Caribbean. The ship is scheduled to depart Miami, Florida on August 19 but instead of sailing a Western Caribbean cruise will now sail theĀ Eastern Caribbean. The change is to keep all passengers and crew safe away from Tropical Storm Harvey which is heading towards the West.

NCL has detailed the new itinerary below:

Norwegian Escape will now sail an Eastern Caribbean itinerary calling in St. Maarten on Tuesday from 8 am to 6 pm; St. Thomas, USVI on Wednesday from 7 am to 5 pm; and Nassau, Bahamas on Friday from 11 am to 7 pm.

Norwegian Cruise Line has apologized to guests booked on the cruise but safety is more important than anything else. The cruise line is closely monitoring the storm.

Tropical Storm Harvey
Image By: NOAA (National Hurricane Center

According to the National Hurricane Center, Tropical Storm Harvey has maximum sustained winds of 40 MPH and moving west at 21 MPH. The storm is expected to gain some strength over the weekend.

Norwegian Escape is one of the largest in the fleet at 164,600 gross tons and carrying over 4,200 guests at double occupancy.

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