No room in Nassau for Norwegian Epic due to scheduling error

By Tom Stieghorst
The 4,100-passenger Norwegian Epic was prevented from docking in Nassau, Bahamas, on Feb. 22 because the port had over-scheduled and had no available berth for the ship.

A Norwegian Cruise Line spokeswoman confirmed a report in the Nassau Tribune that because of a mix-up in scheduling, the ship spent the day at sea rather than in port at Nassau.

Port and transportation officials were unavailable for comment about the story, which said vendors in Nassau were outraged by the mistake.

The Epic is scheduled to call every Friday in Nassau on seven-day cruises from Miami.

Nassau was scheduled to receive 97 cruise ship calls in February, according to cruisesportinsider.com.

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