Carnival’s largest ship floated-out

Meyer Turku shipyard announced the float-out of the coming flag-ship of Carnival Cruise line ‘Mardi Gras’. The new ship will be the largest one in the Carnival fleet, featuring 180,000 GT. It will be delivered later in 2020.

Watch: Two Carnival cruise ships collide in Mexico

A video circulated through social media depicts the collision of two Carnival cruise ships at Cozumel island, Mexico, on Friday. Six passengers were slightly injured and went to the Carnival Glory medical center.

Carnival trials food waste bio-digester machines

15 Carnival Corporation ships are trialling food waste bio-digester machines which are able to separate plastic from food waste, while breaking down the food, reducing the ship’s carbon footprint.

Carnival welcomes guests with sensory needs and disabilities

In line with its goals on making cruise vacation more accessibly and diverse, Carnival Cruise Line is the first cruise operator to be certified “sensory inclusive” by KultureCity, a leading nonprofit organization dedicated to accessibility and inclusion for individuals with sensory needs and invisible disabilities. 

Carnival supports initiative to promote women in workplace

Under its overall commitment to promote diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace, Carnival Corporation is supporting Catalyst’s Now Is the Moment – Be a Catalyst campaign, which has raised $21 million toward its $25 million goal.

US Court urges Carnival to address ocean pollution problems quicker

A federal judge urged Carnival to work faster, in order to mitigate ocean pollution problems, that the company has caused. Namely, during a hearing in Miami, US District Judge Patricia Seitz noted that more concrete actions and less promises are needed from Carnival.

Deal signed for Bahamas’ new port developments

Carnival Corporation, the Miami-based cruise ship major, along with its two cruise line brands, sealed a deal with the authorities of The Bahamas undertaking two essential port developments. Construction is expected to begin by mid-2020, after all environmental and allowance processes are completed.

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