MIAMI -- Fort
Lauderdales Port Everglades reopened to daytime vessel traffic Aug.
26 afternoon but the Port of Miami remained closed following the
landfall of Hurricane Katrina here.
Cruise Lines altered the Aug. 28 departure of the Carnival Miracle,
pulling the ship from Tampa to avoid running into Hurricane
The ship will
depart instead from Fort Lauderdale and will end, as scheduled, on
Sept. 4 in Tampa. Passengers are asked to proceed to Tampa for
embarkation, and Carnival will provide bus transportation from
Tampa to Fort Lauderdale between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. Carnival said
it is working to switch flights for passengers who purchased air
through the cruise line.
International also urged visitors to check its tropical weather
update Web page, accessible at www.royalcaribbean.com, for news on voyages of the
Majesty of the Seas and the Navigator of the Seas, which are
scheduled to arrive in Miami on Aug. 27.
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reporter who wrote this article, send e-mail to Rebecca Tobin at [email protected].