Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre confirmed that two ships – Norwegian Breakaway and Oceania Insignia – have altered their schedules ahead of Tropical Storm Karl.

NCL Breakaway left yesterday at 1:00 p.m. instead of 3:00 p.m., while ms Insignia cancelled her visit to Bermuda on September 25 and 26. 

Norwegian Breakaway

The island is preparing for the Tropical Storm Karl, with Bermuda Weather Service saying it was a “threat to Bermuda” and issuing Tropical Storm Warning.

At 6:00 a.m. yesterday the forecast said Karl had maximum sustained winds close to 95 km/h (60 mph) and its closest point of approach would be 54 nm to the south-southeast at 3:00 a.m. today.