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Carnival Triumph March 15-22, 2008,Puerto Rico, St-Thomas' Nassau
Carnival Freedom 2009 Panama, Costa Rica, Coz.
Carnival Valor ''family cruise'' 2010,Roatan, coz, belize, GC
Carnival Imagination January 2011, Me and the girls, Key West, Coz
Carnival Magic,the Med, June 12,2011
Carnival Freedom, October 2011, Mom and me , Antigua, Nassau, BVI, St-Thomas
Carnival Glory, March 4, 2012 Friends , Coz, Roatan, Costa Maya, GC
Carnival Valor, October 7, 2012, Mom and me, Key West, Ocho Rios, GC.
Carnival Dream, July 6, 2013, Mom and daughter, Cozumel, Costa Maya, Belize, Roatan.
Carnival Liberty, January 4, 2014, Puerto Rico, Grand Turk, Nassau, St-Thomas
What I read said it should be reopened tonight. They shut down traffic to install a sill to keep saltwater from advancing up the river and threatening the cities drinking water. Did something happen with the dredge or pipeline they're installing?
The river was closed temporarily to shipping traffic in New Orleans as contractors began building an underwater barrier to stop the advance of salt water threatening drinking water in the New Orleans area. Due to low water levels in the Mississippi River, salt water has been moving far upriver and was at the outskirts of New Orleans, nearly 90 miles north of the mouth of the Mississippi. The river is expected to be reopened Wednesday evening.
Salt water from the Gulf is entering the river because of the low water level which makes the drinking water unsafe. Engineers are placing a pipeline to make an underwater barrier to keep the salt water out of the river. I've lived here my entire life and have never heard of this before. The article I read said it could take weeks to possibly months.
drosphot, bka dropshot, with poor typing skills...
What I'm doing: Carnival Magic- November 30, 2014 - Western Caribbean - Another 4J on the Lido - Going to Belize, Honduras and Cozumel! Carnival Freedom- April 4, 2015 - Western Caribbean - My Platinum Cruise (if it was still 10 cruises...) - Going back to Belize, Honduras and Cozumel!
What I've done: Carnival Conquest - May 7, 2006 - Western Caribbean - First cruise and it's an AFT WRAP!!! Cabin 6452 Then GF now DW Birthday Cruise Carnival Ecstasy - October 12, 2006 - Western Caribbean- inside cabin... "Is the sun up?" My Birthday Cruise Carnival Miracle - November 19, 2010 - Southern Caribbean, Grand Turk, DENIED! Too windy to dock - Cabins 6323/6321... Thanksgiving Miracle Family Cruise - Favorite cruise so far! Carnival Conquest- August 7, 2011 - Western Caribbean - Cabins 8449/8435... Charlie Hodge Halftime Show Comedy Conquest Cruise with the family Carnival Triumph - April 5, 2012 - Western Caribbean - Cabin 7419 - 4-day to Cozumel, just me and the DW and made great new friends! Carnival Magic - August 5, 2012 - Western Caribbean - Cabin 8469/8421 - Ernesto couldn't divert us! Diving was incredible! Carnival Magic - January 13, 2013 - Eastern Caribbean - Lido Inside Cabin 10222 - Cheers! Program was a blast! Carnival Magic- December 1, 2013 - Western Caribbean - - 4J Cabin 9201 - DW turned Platinum!!!
There wasn't a Terminal at all in Gulfport but the Conquest sailed from there until it could get up the river when it first came to NOLA when it was new. Amazingly, they can make do if they have to in other areas.
Geez, and here I was worried about hurricanes sailing in the summer! We leave Monday on the Elation so I sure hope the river is opened then!!
Ecstasy Spring Break 2005
Conquest March 16, 2008
Ecstasy Hurricane special Sept 2008
Ecstasy November 19, 2009
Triumph March 13, 2010
Ecstasy January 2011
Conquest December 2011
Magic March 2012
Triumph April 2012
Elation August 2012
Magic New Year's 2012/13
Conquest August 2013
Sunshine November 2013
good to hear.. Im parking at fulton garage and if their shuttle is not outside, Ill grab a cab to the parking lot.. anything to shave off a few minutes.
I was saying no to conquest.. but my TA is flying over from UK, a real Lord, lol, and throwing a party with free drinks and taking everyone to the steak restaurant and some costume kind of party etc.
I felt like after booking thru him so many times I had to go. He is even paying for many of the cabins .. FREE.
Sounds like a great time I would try it as well.... especially with the TA throwing the party..
Once you get close to the port in the AM check traffic on 10 if you can.
If they are still doing construction they have a detour around the lake that can be faster.I dont know which way you are driving in from but that may give you an Idea
This was on the NBC nightly news tonight. Shipping freighters are getting stuck in the middle of the river because it is too shallow so I'm sure it wouldn't be much different for cruise ships
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