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Old January 12th, 2010, 08:26 PM
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Default Major Earthquate in Haiti

Big Haiti quake topples buildings, many casualties - Yahoo! News

I can't find anything on any cruise line's website about itinerary changes for cruises that normally stop there, but I imagine something will pop up soon. Look's like it's in Haiti's capital city of Port-Au-Prince, and I'm sure there have to be cruises on the major lines that are scheduled to stop there.
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Old January 12th, 2010, 09:17 PM
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This just went down this evening, and on top of it communications are down on the island (Hispaniola). I would imagine it would be some time before Royal Caribbean, or anyone else for that matter, gets a full damage assessment. I would expect that we will be hearing something in the next few days.
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Old January 12th, 2010, 09:21 PM
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I had the weather channel on for a few minutes to see what happened and it came flashing across the screen that Royal Caribbean has not made any itinerary changes involving Labadee as of yet.
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I'll also note that Labadee is located on the central North shore of the country. The epicenter of the earthquake and subsequent aftershocks occurred mostly on the southwestern part of Haiti, roughly 100 miles away
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UPDATE: Caribbean Cruise Ports on Tsunami Watch - Various

Labadee reports no damage, and HAL and NCL are reporting that all ships cleared the island in time to avoid any damage and injury to their passengers. No word to future scheduling effects
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Conquest (2/20/05)
Inspiration (8/18/07)
Liberty (3/15/08.)
Dream (3/3/12)
Sensation (8/19/12)
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Sea (2/22/03)
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Caribbean (8/20/05)
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I heard that as of right now, Royal Caribbean is still going to stop at Labadee, but on ships stopping there they're going to pack on lots of more supplies so they can drop some off for the Haitian people.
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Voyager of the Seas to Caribbean: July 2004
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Tim would be correct. Independence of the Seas will be calling in Haiti today. As for supplies, I have not read anything to support or rebut this
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Conquest (2/20/05)
Inspiration (8/18/07)
Liberty (3/15/08.)
Dream (3/3/12)
Sensation (8/19/12)
NCL:
Sea (2/22/03)
PCL:
Golden (2/14/04)
Caribbean (8/20/05)
Crown (3/5/11)
RCI:
Voyager (8/25/02)
Navigator (8/28/04)
Adventure (8/27/06)
Freedom (3/7/10)
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Old January 15th, 2010, 10:19 AM
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Here's an article from USA Today that talks about Royal resuming stops at Labadee and the ships to all be carrying supplies to drop off through Food for the Poor.

Royal Caribbean: Cruise ships to resume calls in Haiti starting Friday - Cruise Log - USATODAY.com
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Old January 19th, 2010, 04:51 PM
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Apparently Royal Caribbean did stop at Labadee and caused a huge controversy.

Royal Caribbean's decision to dock ships at Haitian resort creates controversy - Yahoo! News
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Celebrity Zenith to Bermuda: July 2001 AND July 2002
Celebrity Galaxy to Caribbean (from Baltimore): July 2003
Voyager of the Seas to Caribbean: July 2004
Crown Princess to Caribbean: July 2006
Carnival Victory to Canada: August 2007
Carnival Miracle to Caribbean: May 2008

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