Cruise News Carnival Cruise Line Update on the Condition of Half Moon Cay, Bahamas after Hurricane Dorian

Update on the Condition of Half Moon Cay, Bahamas after Hurricane Dorian

Affiliate Disclaimer

Crew Members Medevaced From Cruise Ships Along Florida Coast

Crew members have been medevaced from two cruise ships off the Florida coast over the weekend directed by the U.S. Coast Guard.

21 Cruise Ships With a U.S. Port Affected By COVID-19

It has been revealed that a total of 21 cruise ships that included U.S. port on their itinerary have been affected by COVID-19.

Canada Announces New Measures for Cruise Ships to Reduce COVID-19 Risk

The Canadian government has announced new measures that impact cruise ships and it goes into effect from today (April 6).

38 Crew Members on Disney Cruise Ship With Possible COVID-19

It is being reported that 38 crew members on the Disney Wonder cruise ship have been infected by the coronavirus.

Holland America Line has released an update on the condition of its private island of Half Moon Cay in the Bahamas.

Status of Half Moon Cay

The private island which is owned by Carnival and used by Holland America Line and Carnival Cruise Line has gladly survived Hurricane Dorian with very limited damage. Holland America posted an update of the island via twitter.

There was only some minor beach erosion which can be sorted out and there was no structural damage anywhere on the island. Also, the horses and stingrays are well and everything is all set to welcome back cruise ships.

Hurricane Dorain skipped a large portion of the Bahamas including Half Moon Cay but the outer parts still impacted much of the region. The hardest areas hit was Abaco island and Grand Baham Sialdn which includes the popular Freeport, there is widespread devastation there.

Cruise Line Private Island Hurricane Coverage:

Concerning other cruise line private islands, no serious damage has yet been reported and we already know that Disney’s Castaway Cay and Royal Caribbean’s Cococay came out ok. You can see photos of CocoCay during the Hurricane from the links above

The first Holland America ship to return to Half Moon Cay will be on November 21. Carnival Cruise Line has already canceled multiple calls to the island but is expected to return very soon as Dorian is now well away and moving north just off the Florida east coast and towards Georgia and South Carolina.

Also Read: 21 Things About Half Moon Cay, Bahamas

Half Moon Cay is also known as Little San Salvador Island is around 154 KM southeast of Nassau, the capital of the Bahamas.

Half Moon Cay, Bahamas

Cruise news, tips & trends to your inbox.

Half Moon Cay, Bahamas
Share via
Copy link