New Orleans Port Update

U.S. Coast Guard officials are optimistic vessel traffic could resume at Southwest Pass on Sunday when weather conditions improve in New Orleans.

The Carnival Elation, which was scheduled to arrive this morning, and the Carnival Conquest, scheduled to arrive Sunday, remain a safe and comfortable distance west of the storm and await reentry into the River.

“We have high hopes all cruise ship passengers will be back in port as soon as possible,” said Gary LaGrange, Port President and CEO. “Port officials are ready to handle cruise passengers as soon as the Coast Guard and pilot associations deem it is safe to do so.”

Nine cargo vessels remain at Port docks, some still working cargo, and seven are scheduled to arrive Monday.

Cruise Industry News Email Alerts

Cruise Industry News Email Alerts

 

EMAIL NEWSLETTER

Get the latest breaking cruise newsSign up.

CRUISE SHIP ORDERBOOK

54 Ships | 122,002 Berths | $36 Billion | View

New 2024 Drydock REPORT

Highlights:

  • Mkt. Overview
  • Record Year
  • Refit Schedule
  • 120 Pages
  • PDF Download
  • Order Today
New 2024 Annual Report

Highlights:

  • 2033 Industry Outlook 
  • All Operators
  • Easy to Use
  • Pre-Order Offer
  • Order Today