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Carnival cancels all cruises out of Mobile until March 2021

Carnival Cruise Line announced Wednesday that all cruises from the Port of Mobile are canceled until March 1, 2021, due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

The news about Mobile is part of a larger series of cancellations announced by Carnival on Wednesday.

Cruise lines were shuttered under a No Sail Order from the CDC from March 14 until November 4.

Carnival’s shuttering of operations since Nov. 4 has been on a voluntary basis as the company seeks to implement a gradual resumption of its normal business.

The cruise line said Wednesday that Miami and Port Canaveral are the locations it is targeting for its first cruises since the coronavirus pandemic hit the United States in the spring.

February 1, 2021, is currently the earliest possible date for Carnival to embark on a new voyage out of those two ports if the cruise line keeps with the dates it has announced.

Like Mobile, most other ports out of which Carnival sails, such as New Orleans, Charleston, and San Diego are shuttered until February 28.

“We are committed to meeting the CDC requirements and keeping our guests and business partners informed of our progress,” said Christine Duffy, president of Carnival Cruise Line, in a release.

The CDC’s rules for cruise ships are can be accessed here.

Henry Thornton is a staff writer for Yellowhammer News. You can contact him by email: [email protected] or on Twitter @HenryThornton95.

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