Cruise NewsCarnival Cruise Ship Delayed Due to Fog, Embarkation Pushed Back 4 Hours

Carnival Cruise Ship Delayed Due to Fog, Embarkation Pushed Back 4 Hours

Latest Update from Carnival Cruise Line: ‘Embarkation has been revised. Debarking guests must leave before we can accommodate you. Please delay your terminal arrival appointment by 4 hours. Kindly adhere to this schedule. Visit Dauphin Street while you wait. We will post a US$25, per person, onboard credit to your Sail & Sign account for lunch. All guests must be on board by 6:00 PM (CT). Check your email for full details. Thanks for your cooperation!’

Previous Update: “Good news! The ship is heading into port for arrival this afternoon. This will impact your embarkation, and our team is now revising embarkation plans.

We will provide details by 10:00 AM (CT). Since we must allow debarking guests to leave before we can accommodate your arrival, please do not proceed to the cruise terminal until you receive our final update with your new terminal arrival appointment. We will post a credit of US$25, per person, to your Sail & Sign account for you to enjoy lunch on us today. We apologize for this weather-related delay and thank you for your cooperation and understanding.”

ORIGINAL ARTICLE: A Carnival cruise ship is unable to return to port this morning due to heavy fog near the Port of Mobile.

The Port of Mobile is currently closed due to fog and Carnival Cruise Line is advising guests who are booked on today’s cruise to not proceed to the cruise terminal until they receive confirmation from Carnival.

Our free cruise newsletter offers the latest cruise news and deals: Sign Up

Carnival Spirit is returning from a six night cruise to the Western Caribbean and is scheduled to depart on an eight night cruise that visits Cozumel, Roatan, Costa Maya, and Belize later today.

Guests who are booked on today’s cruise can sign up to receive text alerts by texting CCL2 to CRUISE (278473).

The two updates issued by Carnival Cruise Line can be seen below.

8:00 am (CT) Update:

“The Port of Mobile remains closed. Please do not proceed to the cruise terminal until you have received our final update. We will return with another update by 10:00 AM (CT). Thank you for your cooperation.”

7:00 am (CT) Update:

“Dear Carnival Spirit Guests,

The Port of Mobile is closed to marine traffic due to dense fog, and Carnival Spirit’s arrival will be delayed. This will impact your embarkation. We will continue to monitor the weather conditions and provide you with another update by 8:00 AM (CT). Please do not proceed to the cruise terminal until you receive our final update.

Please sign up for text alerts by texting CCL2 to CRUISE (278473). Our future updates will be via text.”

Carnival Spirit has been sailing from Mobile, Alabama since October 2023. You can read a review of the ship here.

The cruise ship will continue to homeport in Mobile through the end of the month before repositioning to Seattle in April for the Alaska season.

Learn the cruise secrets most people don't know and cruise like a boss. Check out Intelligent Cruiser here for a better cruise vacation. (Sponsored)

Looking for the Best Cruise Deals?
Search Multiple Sites at Once
Instant Real Time Pricing
Search Now

Ben Souza
Ben Souza
Ben is a world traveler who has visited 40+ countries, taken over 70 cruises. He is one of USA TODAY's experts for their 10Best Readers' Choice Awards. His writings have appeared and been cited in various media outlets such as Yahoo News, MSN, NPR, CNN, Fox, and ABC News. Ben currently resides in Cincinnati, Ohio. Follow Ben on Instagram. Visit Ben Souza on Linkedin. You may email Ben at [email protected].
Cruise NewsCarnival Cruise Ship Delayed Due to Fog, Embarkation Pushed Back 4 Hours
.

Recent Popular Posts