Royal Caribbean and Norwegian Cruise Line have dedicated
ships to deliver supplies to hurricane-ravaged destinations and evacuate stranded
Royal Caribbean's Adventure of the Seas arrived in St.
Maarten on Sunday with provisions. Then the ship departed for Puerto Rico with
tourists who were stuck on the island.
The Majesty of the Seas will bring supplies, including food
and water, to St. Thomas and St. Maarten, and assist in transporting tourists in
St. Maarten to safety.
Additionally, Royal Caribbean said it would deploy the
Empress of the Seas and the Enchantment of the Seas to assist Key West and
Tampa once the impact of the storm is known.
Norwegian Cruise Line
has deployed the Norwegian Sky to St. Thomas to deliver supplies.
Carnival said it has "activated a plan to begin
delivery of supplies on both an immediate and sustained, longer-term basis.
These deliveries will be worked into ships’ cruise itineraries as part of our