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Cruise Operations Resume

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South Carolina Ports has worked with SCDHEC and our cruise partners to align with all CDC requirements and protocols in preparation for cruise operations to resume in Charleston.

On October 6, 2021 Carnival Cruise Line announced plans to restart cruise operations in Charleston. The Carnival Sunshine arrived in Charleston with no passengers on January 11 and her first embarkation took place on January 13.

Please see our 2022 cruise calendar for all cruise calls.

For CDC-approved cruise operation protocols for port-of-calls visiting Charleston, please click here.

For CDC-approved cruise operation protocols for Carnival Cruise Line’s embarkation and debarkation in Charleston, please click here.

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