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[11 Mar 2017 | No Comment | ]

In a time-honored maritime tradition dating back centuries, a ceremony was held earlier today aboard Carnival Horizon at the Fincantieri shipyard in Marghera, Italy, during which a commemorative coin was welded to the ship’s mast to mark a significant construction milestone.
The coin ceremony – whose origins can be traced back to the ancient Romans who believed that attaching coins to a ship provided divine protection – signifies the successful completion of Carnival Horizon’s exterior outfitting.
Fabrizio Timossi of Carnival’s corporate shipbuilding department represented Carnival at the ceremony with Clementina Zecchin of …

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[23 Nov 2016 | No Comment | ]

Carnival Magic’s first-ever visit to Aruba was marked with a traditional maritime plaque exchange between officials from the ship and the southern Caribbean island.
Carnival Magic called at Aruba as part of its eight-day cruise schedule from Port Canaveral, Fla., which began earlier this year and features a day-long call to Oranjestad.  Carnival Magic operates year-round five- to eight-day cruises from the Space Coast, visiting beautiful destinations throughout the Caribbean and The Bahamas.
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[15 Nov 2016 | No Comment | ]


Carnival Vista’s first-ever call at Antigua was marked with a traditional maritime plaque exchange between officials from the ship and the Caribbean island.
Carnival Vista visited Antigua as part of its inaugural cruise from the U.S. – an 11-day Carnival Journeys voyage that departed New York Nov. 5 and will return to the Big Apple Nov. 16.
Carnival Vista then sails on another 11-day cruise that departs New York on Nov. 16 and arrives in Miami November 27, kicking off the ship’s year-round six- and eight-day Caribbean schedule from that port.
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[30 Jun 2016 | No Comment | ]

To commemorate Carnival Sunshine’s inaugural call at Saint John, New Brunswick, a reception was held aboard the ship during which the ship’s officers and local officials participated in a traditional maritime plaque exchange.
Carnival Sunshine visited Saint John as part of its new program of four- to nine-day voyages from New York to destinations throughout eastern Canada, the Caribbean, The Bahamas and Bermuda.
Carnival Sunshine will sail from New York through October then reposition to Port Canaveral, Fla., for a winter schedule of four- to eight-day Caribbean departures.
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