Cruise Ship

Passengers extending vacations beyond cruising to discover all New Orleans has to offer
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Thomas Perumean
December 30, 2019 - 11:01 am
Mark Romig with the New Orleans Tourism and Marketing Corporation states “What you have in New Orleans is unusual for a port, and that is basically you’ve got two vacations happening.” More and more passengers either boarding or disembarking from a cruise ship are choosing extend their vacations...
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Thomas Perumean
October 09, 2019 - 6:28 am
The United States Coast Guard responded to an emergency call from a cruise ship at the mouth of the Mississippi River to evacuate a critically injured passenger from the ship. The rescue took place 65 nautical miles off the coast of Venice, Louisiana, Tuesday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans...
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Chris Miller
October 08, 2018 - 9:46 am
The New Orleans cruise business isn't content to stay on cruise control. Literal big things are coming to the port. The latest river cruise boat to call New Orleans home, the American Song, began it's inaugural voyage this weekend. We learned that Disney cruises will begin in 2020, and next month,...
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December 25, 2017 - 7:36 pm
(AP) -- U.S. Coast Guard officials say a helicopter was used to hoist a woman from a cruise ship 100 miles off the Louisiana coast and bring her to the mainland for medical attention. The Coast Guard says it received a report from the cruise ship Vision of the Seas on Sunday that a 23-year-old...
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