Carnival Corp. said that port closures and voyage disruptions from the spate of hurricanes in Texas, Florida and the Caribbean will reduce earnings by $72 million to $86 million in the fourth quarter.

In the 2016 fourth quarter, Carnival earned $609 million.

Flagship brand Carnival Cruise Line brand has the most ships in the Caribbean of any cruise operator.

Carnival also reported Tuesday that its third-quarter net income fell to $1.3 billion from $1.4 billion. The results include noncash impairment charges for ships, trademark and goodwill of $392 million driven by the company's decision to strategically realign its business in Australia.

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