explosion in a hazardous-materials warehouse in Tianjin, China, has not
impacted cruise facilities at the port near Beijing, said spokesmen for two
lines with operations there.
Frizzell, vice president of public relations for Carnival Corp., said he was
unaware of any disruption. Carnival brands planning to sail from Tainjin
next year include Princess and Costa.
Rob Zeiger, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.’s vice president and global chief
communications officer, said he was unaware of any impact. Royal's
Mariner of the Seas is based in Tianjin. It has plans to sail Ovation of the
Seas there next year.
explosions killed at least 50 people and flattened a warehouse district at
the port, according to media reports. More than 500 people were injured.
Correction: Roger Frizzell's name was misspelled in a previous version of this report.