Carnival Cruise Line has announced that Carnival Elation has scored a second consecutive perfect 100 health score during a recent unannounced inspection in Jacksonville, Florida.
Twice a year, each cruise ship that sails to or from a U.S. cruise port goes through an unannounced public health inspection. This surprise inspection is done by the VSP (Vessel Sanitation Program) to determine how well the ships are operating and to the check the sanitation standards on board.
During the inspections, all major areas of the ship are inspected including medical facilities, portable water systems, swimming pools and hot tubs, galleys and dining rooms, child activity centers, hotel accommodations, ventilation systems, and common areas of the ship.
Carnival Elation’s first perfect health score came during an inspection on October 27, 2016. The date for the most recent inspection has not yet been released.
The 2,052-passenger Carnival Elation operates year-round four- and five-day cruises from Jacksonville, carrying 170,000 guests a year from JAXPORT.