Port Everglades reopened for ship traffic (daylight only) shortly before 1 p.m. on Sept. 12, allowing the Carnival Conquest and Carnival Splendor to dock there on Tuesday.

Carnival said Splendor guests from the Sept. 3 cruise have the option of staying onboard until Thursday, Sept. 14 if they have nowhere to go due to canceled flights.

The Carnival Conquest is scheduled to depart Port Everglades on Sept. 12 for a four-day cruise to Cozumel. Carnival said check-in hours are 5 to 8 p.m.

Meanwhile, Miami's port continues to be closed to marine traffic. Royal Caribbean International said that it has now canceled the Enchantment of the Seas cruise that had been scheduled to depart Sept. 11, "due to the continued closure of the port, and the uncertainty as to when normal operations will resume."

The U.S. Coast Guard approved restricted commercial transit through Port Canaveral on Sept. 12, in part to allow cruise ships diverted from the port to return. Disney Cruise Line said it was assessing its terminal building in Port Canaveral, and anticipated that the Sept. 15 Disney Dream and Sept. 16 Disney Fantasy cruises would sail as planned.

Port Tampa Bay said the Coast Guard reopened for marine traffic at 2 p.m. on Tuesday. The Carnival Paradise is headed into the port within the next 48 hours. Royal Caribbean's Empress of the Seas, which had been scheduled to arrive Sept. 14, is now scheduled to arrive Monday, Sept. 18.

Norwegian Cruise Line said the Norwegian Escape has left Cozumel and is scheduled to arrive in Miami on Wednesday morning, Sept. 13.

The Norwegian Sky will depart Miami as scheduled on Friday, Sept. 15. The Norwegian Escape will depart as scheduled for a seven-day Western Caribbean cruise on Saturday, Sept. 16.
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This report was updated Tuesday with information about Tampa and Port Canaveral.

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