Tagged: The Bahamas

Bahamas Paradise Brings Cruise and Stay Program to Nassau



Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line (Logo) Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line announced that its Cruise & Stay program is coming to Nassau. Earlier this month, the company introduced Nassau as a second destination, joining Grand Bahama Island. Guests can now extend their cruise with a resort vacation at a number of properties, including the all-inclusive Meliá Nassau Beach Resort at Cable Beach, SLS at Baha Mar and Comfort Suites on Paradise Island. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

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MSC Cruises Reveals New Island Experiences Awaiting Guests At Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve Opening This November



MSC Cruises Reveals New Island Experiences Awaiting Guests At Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve Opening This NovemberThis November MSC Cruises will welcome its first guests onto its new breath-taking private island destination located in The Bahamas, Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve. Today the leading cruise line reveals yet more island experiences awaiting MSC Cruises’ guests, in addition to photos of the island.

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Grand Bahama Drydocks First Ship Following Hurricane




Grand Bahama Shipyard in FreeportGrand Bahama Shipyard today (Sep.30) announced that it drydocked its first vessel since reopening the shipyard after Hurricane Dorian hit The Bahamas. The Taipei Trader, a 9,932-ton container ship operated by Lomar Shipping Limited, docked at the No. 3 dock this week, for its ongoing drydock, which was interrupted by the hurricane. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

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Port Canaveral Teams Up with Nonprofit Organization for Bahamas Relief



Steve Ewing, lower left, president and founder of Crossroads Alliance & Ministries, stands with Bahamian relief supplies. Canaveral Port Authority’s Titusville Logistics Center is one of two Port properties that will temporarily house supplies for The Bahamas that were donated to the Ocala-based nonprofit organization.  (Photo: Canaveral Port Authority)The Canaveral Port Authority has joined forces with Ocala, FL-based Crossroads Alliance & Ministries to aid in humanitarian relief efforts for the hurricane-ravaged Bahamas. Crossroads Alliance is expanding its relief response capabilities with nearly 60,000 square feet of warehouse and office space donated by the Port Authority to the non-profit organization.

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Grand Bahama Shipyard Reopens to Welcome First Vessel Since Hurricane Dorian




Grand Bahama Shipyard in FreeportGrand Bahama Shipyard (GBS) today (Sept. 12) announced it has officially resumed operations and welcomed back its first commercial vessel, the 57,062-ton Agathonissos owned by Greece-based Eletson, which returned to the yard yesterday to complete repair work that began before Hurricane Dorian arrived in The Bahamas earlier this month.

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American Queen Steamboat Company Launches Bahamas Relief and Recovery Fund Efforts on all Riverboats




American Queen Steamboat Company (AQSC) set-up a donation system on all riverboats to aid the Hurricane Dorian relief and recovery efforts in the Bahamas. Additionally, AQSC is committed to contributing other supplies such as clean towels and linens, soaps and essentials to be loaded in Miami and sent to the islands via ships.

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Carnival Cruise Line Resumes Regular Calls To The Bahamas




Carnival Cruise Line (logo)As Carnival Cruise Line continues to work closely with its partners to deliver relief to the people of Grand Bahama and Abaco islands recovering from Hurricane Dorian, it also plans 41 calls to Nassau, Half Moon Cay and Princess Cays for the remainder of September as those destinations eagerly await cruise guests.

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(Update) Bahamas Cruise Ports Assess Hurricane Dorian Impact, Freeport Receives Storm Brunt



(9:30 p.m. EDT) — Cruise ports in the Bahamas are taking stock after Hurricane Dorian roared through the island archipelago as a high-powered storm over Labor Day weekend. Grand Bahama Island, where the popular cruise stop Freeport is located, received a full-on blast from Dorian on Monday, September 2. (cruisecritic.co.uk)

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