Carnival Mardi Gras Itineraries
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Carnival Mardi Gras Overboard
The U.S. Coast Guard is searching for a man overboard Carnivals cruise ship. The cruise line confirmed on Saturday morning that the crew reported that an adult man went overboard in the early hours of Saturday morning.
According to passengers onboard, it occurred at approximately 1:00 AM, 55 miles off Port Canaveral, Florida.
At the time, the ship was heading back towards Port Canaveral, Florida, to end its seven-night Eastern Caribbean voyage, which included calls at Nassau in The Bahamas, Amber Cove in the Dominican Republic, and Grand Turk in the Turks and Caicos Islands.
Cruise Hive reached out to Carnival Cruise Line and received the following statement:The crew of Carnival Mardi Gras reported to the U.S. Coast Guard that an adult male guest jumped overboard early Saturday morning during the ships return to Port Canaveral.
The cruise line continued with,The ships crew participated in search and rescue efforts until the ship was released by the U.S. Coast Guard, which continues the search. The Carnival Care Team is supporting the guests family. Mardi Gras has arrived to Port Canaveral and will be sailing its next itinerary. Our thoughts and prayers are with the guest and his family.
was initially involved in the search but was later released from its efforts by the U.S. Coast Guard. The Coast Guest continues to search the area at this time.
Man Goes Missing After Jumping Off Brand
A tragedy has occurred on one of Carnival Cruise Lines newest ships, The Mardi Gras.
As reported by The Orlando Sentinel, the U.S. Coast Guard is currently searching for a passenger who is said to have jumped ship from the Mardi Gras as it was returning to Port Canaveral. It seems that the ship was actively searching for the male who jumped off the boat until the Coast Guard arrived. The ship has since docked back in Port Canaveral.
The publication noted a statement from Carnival:
âThe Carnival Care Team is supporting the guestâs family. Mardi Gras has arrived to Port Canaveral and will be sailing its next itinerary. Our thoughts and prayers are with the guest and his family.
It seems that the passenger was sailing with his family on the ship, and it has not been disclosed what exactly happened which caused him to fall overboard. At the moment, the Guest has yet to be found.
Carnival describes the Mardi Gras as:
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As the publication stated, this is not the first bout with an overboard Guest on a Carnival ship.
There have been other overboard situations recently from Carnival cruise ships. The most recent was from the Carnival Horizon in March 2022, when a guest jumped off the vessel while sailing near the Turks and Caicos Islands. Also, in February 2022, a guest went overboard the Carnival Valor cruise ship while heading back to New Orleans.
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Health And Safety Protocols
In addition to Carnival’s existing rigorous daily cleaning regimen and standards, Carnival has established additional sanitation/disinfection/cleaning measures:
Carnival’s onboard Medical Centers are staffed to handle a wide variety of staff and crew medical situations. Any guest or crew member who exhibits symptoms of influenza or upper respiratory infection with fever is strongly encouraged to visit the medical center for a complimentary medical consultation.
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Carnival Cruise Director Accepts Promotion Is Leaving Mardi Gras
Carnival Cruise Lines newest ship only got to host Mike Pack for a short time the popular cruise director has accepted a promotion within the company.
In a , Pack revealed the exciting news. I am very proud to announce my promotion to Fleet Cruise Director! I am excited to be working alongside another CD in this new role, we will be travelling around the fleet working with our Cruise Directors!
Packs post also included the new cruise director schedule for through mid-summer. Chris Williams will soon be returning to the Excel-class vessel and be onboard through mid-March. Williams was the cruise director who launched in late July 2021, while Pack took time off to spend time with his wife and newborn baby.
Following Williams, Lee Mason will take over the ship, serving as cruise director through mid-July.
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Pack also wrote that two other familiar faces would soon be spotted onboard, saying We have the brilliant Kyndall Madgar and Chris Salazar coming to to experience this amazing ship and how different she is. It is possible you could see them on an XL class ship in the future!
This means there is a good chance that Kyndall and/or Chris will be among the cruise directors on Carnival Cruise Lines next ships, Carnival Celebration and Carnival Jubilee.
Carnival Cruise Line has not yet announced who the other cruise director is that will be serving alongside Pack as co-Fleet Cruise Director.
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