On Saturday evening while sailing off the coast of Florida, Carnival Dream was alerted by the United States Coast Guard (USCG) that a small craft was experiencing mechanical issues and in need of assistance. Carnival Dream deviated course and lowered one of its lifeboats to bring two Bahamian mariners on board. The two passengers [...]
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The Carnival Dream departed St. Maarten over the weekend and will arrive in Port Canaveral tomorrow.
via Carnival: Carnival Cruise Lines Update March 16, 2013 We would like to share an update with you regarding the status of Carnival Dream, Legend and Elation and to answer your questions and clarify many misperceptions that are being driven by confusing and, in many cases, inaccurate media coverage. We would also like to update [...]
Here’s a crazy story. According to one of my sources, the Captain of the Oasis of the Seas (Capt Patrik Dahlgren I believe) was onboard the Carnival Dream when she had the ‘blackout.’ He was enjoying a lunch and then the lights flickered. I had no idea that Captains visited other lines vessels. Pretty cool!
THIRD UPDATE: Here’s Carnival’s statement as to what actually happened onboard the Dream: While at dock in St. Maarten yesterday, the ship’s engineering team conducted a regularly scheduled test of the ship’s emergency diesel generator. A malfunction occurred which has rendered the emergency generator inoperable. At no time did the ship lose power and the [...]
Now that the Carnival Dream left yesterday on her first post-drydock cruise, here are some pics of the new additions.
In what is becoming a popular trend, and one I do enjoy, cruise lines have flocked to social media streams with updates from their ships drydockings. Here is an update from the Carnival Dream’s drydocking in Freeport, Bahamas. Here you can see the enhancements to the Lido deck [...]
Here is a story our of left field. It turns out that the third installment of the heavily scoffed at Alvin and the Chipmunks series will be taking place on the Carnival Dream. The series stars Arrested Development’s Tobias Fünke (David Cross). This film looks, just awful. Unfortunately they are cash cows. Below are the [...]
On Tuesday, the three flag ships and largest ships in their rival lines all met in St. Maarten. I am of course referring to the Carnival Dream, Norwegian Epic and the Oasis of the Seas. This unique meet-up was courtesy of Hurricane Igor which rerouted the Dream and Oasis. The totals for that day: 13,000 [...]
UPDATE SUNDAY MORNING: As Tropical storm Earl heads closer to the Leeward Islands, this morning brings a few more itinerary changes. Royal Caribbean will divert the Enchantment of the Seas to Samana, D.R. instead of St. Thomas tomorrow. Tuesday, she will drop anchor in Labadee then head back to Baltimore. Oasis of the Seas which [...]