It was reported today that CARNIVAL MIRACLE remained in St. Kitts while repairs are made to a 15-foot gash in the ships hull. At about 8:35AM CARNIVAL MIRACLE came in contact with the pier at Port Zante, during a docking manoeuvre, possibly a gust of wind thrust the ship on to one of the fenders on the pier. There were no reports of any injuries. Carnival released a statement that repairs are continuing and the ship will be ready to disembark passengers at Ft. Lauderdale only about four hours behind schedule on Sunday.
MARTIN COX - Founder and publisher of MaritimeMatters, inspired by maritime culture and technology growing up in the port of Southampton. He works as a photographer in Los Angeles, and his works has been exhibited in LA, San Francisco, New York, London and Iceland. Martin is the co-writer of the book “Hollywood to Honolulu; the story of the Los Angeles Steamship Company” published by the Steam Ship Historical Society of America. The Los Angeles Maritime Museum has commissioned artworks and collected his photographs.