HomeCruiseCarnival Cruise Line Proud to Return to Baltimore

Carnival Cruise Line Proud to Return to Baltimore

Carnival Cruise Line has formally set sail from the Port of Baltimore as soon as once more, with Carnival Satisfaction leaving on her very particular 14-night crusing to Greenland on Sunday, Could 26, 2024.

It has been an extended two months for the reason that tragic collapse of the Francis Scott Key Bridge that closed the port to marine visitors, however now the Port of Baltimore is again with passenger cruising.

This specific crusing of Carnival Satisfaction is critical as it’s a highly-anticipated Carnival Journeys cruise, a once-in-a-lifetime, bucket-list voyage for a lot of vacationers. Carnival Cruise Line did attain out to booked friends just lately, confirming the Baltimore departure and guaranteeing that everyone seems to be conscious of the challenges visiting Greenland can have.

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Carnival Satisfaction Docked in Baltimore (Photograph Credit score: Port of Baltimore)

It was an image excellent morning as Carnival Satisfaction pulled in to Port of Baltimore on Sunday, with each passengers and crew desirous to return to the ship’s deliberate homeport. The port view does look totally different, nevertheless, with out the enduring bridge within the background.

Port of Baltimore celebrated Carnival Satisfaction‘s return, welcoming the ship again to her year-round homeport with dwell music and native authorities to greet friends.

“Baltimore loves Carnival and at the moment a particular one got here into city!” the port introduced on social media. “The Port of Baltimore’s Deputy Director of Enterprise Growth & Cruise, Cynthia Burman, welcomed Carnival Cruise Line’s Satisfaction again to our Cruise Maryland terminal for the primary time for the reason that Key Bridge collapse.”

The 87,071-gross-ton, Spirit-class Carnival Satisfaction entered service in2002 and may welcome 2,124 friends at double occupancy, and can also be residence to greater than 900 worldwide group members proud to make sure everybody aboard has a tremendous cruise trip.

The ship is homeported year-round from Baltimore, providing Japanese Caribbean, Bermuda, and Bahamas 7-night sailings. The ship additionally affords choose departures to Canada and Greenland, particularly within the spring and fall, when the area’s pure magnificence is a tremendous tourism draw.

Carnival Satisfaction additionally affords the occasional Panama Canal cruise, with the following one departing on January 12, 2025 with calls to Half Moon Cay, Jamaica, Costa Rica, Panama, and Grand Turk.

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Passengers Embark from Baltimore (Photograph Credit score: Port of Baltimore)

Equally, some Southern Caribbean sailings are on provide, together with visits to St. Thomas, St. Maarten, St. Kitts, Aruba, and Curacao. Carnival Satisfaction‘s subsequent Southern Caribbean crusing departs on November 3, 2024.

For the previous two months, Carnival Satisfaction has managed to take care of her itineraries, however briefly departing from Norfolk, Virginia as a substitute. Carnival Cruise Line has offered complimentary bus service for friends between Baltimore and Norfolk within the meantime. On her Could 19 departure, the ship left from Norfolk however returned to Baltimore to complete the cruise on Could 26.

Not the Solely Cruise Line

Whereas the cruise port is comfortable to see Carnival Cruise Line again on the Cruise Maryland terminal, Carnival Satisfaction shouldn’t be the one ship that has returned to Baltimore.

Royal Caribbean Worldwide’s Imaginative and prescient of the Seas resumed crusing from Port of Baltimore at some point earlier, on Could 25, 2024. The primary crusing of the 78,717-gross-ton ship is a 5-night Bermuda itinerary. The ship additionally affords 9-night Bermuda cruises that embrace calls to Nassau and Good Day at CocoCay in The Bahamas.

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Imaginative and prescient of the Seas in Baltimore (Photograph Credit score: Cruise Maryland)

Additionally on Imaginative and prescient of the Seas‘ upcoming schedule are Canada and New England cruises within the autumn, choose Southern Caribbean itineraries, and distinctive Southeast Coast/Bahamas cruises that can go to Port Canaveral and Charleston, relying on departure date.

As with Carnival Satisfaction, Imaginative and prescient of the Seas can also be homeported year-round from the Port of Baltimore. The Port of Baltimore can also be ceaselessly a homeport for American Cruise Strains smaller, regional ships that supply Chesapeake Bay sailings in several sailings.

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