Carnival Jubilee accidents and incidents

Carnival Jubilee cruise ship


Length (LOA)
344 m / 1129 ft

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  • delayed delivery in 2023 (6x canceled cruises)
  • boat rescue - 2024 (2 sailors off Mujeres Island, Mexico)

29 January 2024Boat Rescue

On January 29, 2024, while en route from Texas USA to Honduras, the ship's crew rescued two sailors stranded on a kayak, adrift off Isla Mujeres (Mexico). Both men were left stranded in the open sea following the sinking of their boat.

The ship immediately informed CCL's Fleet Operation Center staff in Miami (Florida USA), who then coordinated the rescue and transfer operation with the Mexican Navy.

The men were retrieved from the waters and boarded the ship where were received medical evaluation and food. Shortly after, the Mexican Navy arranged their transfer back to shore.

Carnival Jubilee's voyage continued as scheduled and was not affected.

The incident occurred at the beginning of the 7-day "Western Caribbean Cruise" (itinerary Jan 27 - Feb 3, roundtrip from Galveston TX) visiting ports in Honduras (Mahogany Bay, Roatan Island/Jan 30) and Mexico (Costa Maya/Jan 31, and Cozumel/Feb 1).

09 December 2022Structural and Technical Issues

On December 9, 2022, Carnival Cruise Line notified all booked customers on Carnival Jubilee's first six voyages (Oct 30 thru Dec 16/including) that due to Meyer Werft's Papenburg shipyard delays (caused by supply chain disruptions/logistics issues), the ship's delivery is postponed and the maiden voyage rescheduled from Oct 30 (2023) to December 23rd.

Next are listed the canceled cruises:

  • (Oct 30) 18-night Transatlantic crossing from Europe to the USA (Southampton to Galveston) visiting Spain (La Coruna, Vigo), Portugal's Madeira Island (Funchal), Spain's Canary Islands (Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Las Palmas), Grand Turk Island (Cockburn Town)
  • (Nov 18, Nov 25, Dec 2, Dec 9, Dec 16) 7-night Western Caribbean (Galveston roundtrip) visiting Honduras' Isla Roatan (Mahogany Bay) and Mexico's Costa Maya and Cozumel

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