Cruise News Hurricane Watch PortMiami is Back Open As Hurricane Dorian Moves North

PortMiami is Back Open As Hurricane Dorian Moves North

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PortMiami has opened back up and is now fully up and running for cruise ships as Hurricane Dorian continues north.

Port of Miami Reopens for Cruise Ships

PortMiami which is the cruise capital of the world is now offical back open and that includes marine traffic for cruise ships. The threat from Hurricane Dorian is now over for Miami and it means conditions are safe for normal operations.

Carnival Cruise Line has already stated that Carnival Horizon cand Carnival Victory will dock in Miami on Wednesday morning. However, both cruise ships will still sail altered itineraries from the impact of the previous sailings.

Carnival Horizon will depart on 3-day cruise which will include a call to Nassau in the Bahamas. Guests are being asked to check-in between 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM at Terminal D. Carnival Victory will depart on a 2-day cruise with a call at Key West, Florida. Guests are also being told to check-in between 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM at Terminal E.

Royal Caribbean has also acnoliged that PortMiami is now open and no doubt cruises from the port will start returning to normal. However, any cruises which include calls to the devasted Freeport, Bahamas will still be altered. Royal Caribbean’s private island of CocoCay has not been damaged and will also reopen on Wednesday.

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Hurricane Dorian which is currently at category 2 has maximum sustained winds of 110 MPH and moving north just off the Florida east coast. Dorian remains a threat to Jacksonville where the port is now closed and to the cruise port in Charleston, South Carolina.

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