Christmas sailings are being maintained by two Carnival Cruise Line ships which collided at Cozumel cruise port in Mexico.
Carnival Glory crashed into Carnival Legend at the port and narrowly avoided Royal Caribbean International’s Oasis of the Seas on Friday.
Carnival is looking closely at how strong currents and some “very spontaneous” strong wind gusts contributed to the accident.
Six passengers on board Carnival Glory had minor injuries while those on Carnival Legend were not impacted.
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Carnival Glory passengers were given a $100 per cabin onboard credit.
An investigation into the cause of the accident has been started by the line.
Yesterday’s Carnival Glory departure was delayed for a few hours as
workers completed temporary repairs to the aft dining room in New Orleans.
The line said: “All other systems and features of the ship are operating normally.
“Some adjustments to dining room seating reservations maybe necessary on the current and some future sailings until final repairs can be completed.”
Carnival Legend arrived on Sunday in Tampa as scheduled and disembarked all passengers from the previous voyage.
“Yesterday’s Carnival Legend seven-day cruise is operating as normal with the ship sailing its scheduled itinerary,” the company said.
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