Carnival Fleet Update: Latest Service Resumption Details and Dates

After months of actively putting ships back into service, Carnival Cruise Line has 15 vessels sailing with guests. The brand recently launched service in Tampa and expanded the itinerary choices in New Orleans with the addition of a second vessel.

Cruise Industry News has looked at Carnival’s restart plans.

15 Ships Now Back in Service from Seven Homeports

With most of its U.S.-based fleet now back in commercial operations, Carnival is offering departures from seven different homeports.

Since early July, a total of 15 vessels have resumed service for the company:

Carnival Breeze
Capacity at 100%: 3,650
Date: In service since July 15, 2021
Region: Caribbean
Homeport: Galveston, Texas
Length: 4 and 5 nights
Itinerary: Mexico – Cozumel, Costa Maya and Progreso

Carnival Dream
Capacity at 100%: 3,650
Date: In service since September 19, 2021
Region: Caribbean and Bahamas
Homeport: Galveston, Texas
Length: 6 and 8 nights
Itinerary: Western Caribbean or Bahamas

Carnival Elation
Capacity at 100%: 2,040
Date: In service since October 11, 2021
Region: Caribbean and Bahamas
Homeport: Port Canaveral, Florida
Length: 4 and 5 nights
Itinerary: Eastern Caribbean and Bahamas

Carnival Freedom
Capacity at 100%: 2,974
Date: In service since October 9, 2021
Region: Caribbean
Homeport: Miami, Florida
Length: 6 and 8 nights
Itinerary: Eastern and Southern Caribbean

Carnival Glory
Capacity at 100%: 2,974
Date: In service since September 19, 2021
Region: Caribbean
Homeport: New Orleans, Louisiana
Length: 7 to 14nights
Itinerary: Western Caribbean and Panama Canal

Carnival Horizon
Capacity at 100%: 4,000
Date: In service since July 4, 2021
Region: Caribbean and Bahamas
Homeport: Miami, Florida
Length: 6 and 8 nights
Itinerary: Eastern and Southern Caribbean

Carnival Legend
Capacity at 100%: 2,100
Date: In service since November 14, 2021
Region: Bahamas
Homeport: Baltimore, Maryland
Length: 7 nights
Itinerary: Bahamas: Freeport, Nassau and Princess Cays or Half Moon Cay

Carnival Magic
Capacity at 100%: 3,650
Date: In service since August 7, 2021
Region: Caribbean
Homeport: Port Canaveral, Florida
Length: 6 to 8 nights
Itinerary: Eastern and Western Caribbean

Carnival Miracle
Capacity at 100%: 2,100
Date: In service since July 27, 2021
Region: West Coast
Homeport: Long Beach, California
Length: 3, 4 and 5 nights
Itinerary: West Coast and Mexico – Catalina Island, Ensenada and Cabo San Lucas

Carnival Panorama
Capacity at 100%: 4,000
Date: In service since August 21, 2021
Region: West Coast
Homeport: Long Beach, California
Length: 6 and 7 nights
Itinerary: Cabo San Lucas, Mazatlán and Puerto Vallarta

Carnival Pride
Capacity at 100%: 2,100
Date: In service since September 12, 2021
Region: Caribbean
Homeport: Tampa, Florida
Length: 7 nights
Itinerary: Western Caribbean and Panama Canal

Carnival Sunrise
Capacity at 100%: 2,984
Date: In service since August 14, 2021
Region: Caribbean and Bahamas
Homeport: Miami, Florida
Length: 4 and 5 nights
Itinerary: Bahamas and Eastern Caribbean

Carnival Valor
Capacity at 100%: 2,974
Date: In service since November 1, 2021
Region: Caribbean
Homeport: New Orleans, Louisiana
Length: 4 and 5 nights
Itinerary: Western Caribbean – Mexico

Carnival Vista
Capacity at 100%: 4,000
Date: In service since July 3, 2021
Region: Caribbean
Homeport: Galveston, Texas
Length: 6 to 8 nights
Itinerary: Western Caribbean

Mardi Gras
Capacity at 100%: 5,200
Date: In service since July 31, 2021
Region: Caribbean
Homeport: Port Canaveral, Florida
Length: 7 nights
Itinerary: Western and Eastern Caribbean

Entire Fleet Returning in 2022

Carnival’s Australia-based ships are still lacking a firm restart plan, but the remainder of the fleet now has its 2022 resumption dates confirmed.

Carnival Celebration
Capacity at 100%: 5,200
Date: November 6, 2022
Region: Atlantic
Homeport: Southampton (England) to Miami, Florida
Length: 14 nights
Itinerary: La Coruña, Vigo, Funchal and St. Cruz de Tenerife

Carnival Conquest
Capacity at 100%: 2,974
Date: December 13, 2021
Region: Bahamas
Homeport: Miami, Florida
Length: 4 nights
Itinerary: Bimini and Princess Cays

Carnival Ecstasy
Capacity at 100%: 2,040
Date: March 7, 2022
Region: Bahamas
Homeport: Jacksonville, Florida
Length: 5 nights
Itinerary: Nassau and Princess Cays

Carnival Liberty
Capacity at 100%: 2,974
Date: February 11, 2022
Region: Bahamas
Homeport: Port Canaveral, Florida
Length: 3 nights
Itinerary: Nassau

Carnival Paradise
Capacity at 100%: 2,040
Date: March 12, 2022
Region: Caribbean
Homeport: Tampa, Florida
Length: 4 nights
Itinerary: Cozumel

Carnival Radiance
Capacity at 100%: 2,984
Date: December 13, 2021
Region: West Coast
Homeport: Long Beach, California
Length: 4 nights
Itinerary: Catalina Island and Ensenada

Carnival Sensation
Capacity at 100%: 2,100
Date: March 5, 2022
Region: Caribbean
Homeport: Mobile, Alabama
Length: 5 nights
Itinerary: Cozumel and Progreso

Carnival Spirit
Capacity at 100%: 2,100
Date: March 13, 2022
Region: Australia
Homeport: Brisbane (Australia)
Length: 7 nights
Itinerary: Airlie Beach, Cairns, Port Douglas and Willis Island

Carnival Splendor
Capacity at 100%: 3,000
Date: March 8, 2022
Region: Australia
Homeport: Sydney (Australia)
Length: 9 nights
Itinerary: Airlie Beach, Cairns, Port Douglas and Willis Island

Carnival Sunshine
Capacity at 100%: 3,000
Date: January 13, 2022
Region: Caribbean and Bahamas
Homeport: Charleston, South Carolina
Length: 4 nights
Itinerary: Nassau

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