Carnival Cruise Line’s oldest ship, Carnival Ecstasy, lately sail her ultimate cruise after greater than 31 years in service.
Carnival Ecstasy’s ultimate cruise was a 5 night time crusing out of Cell, Alabama on October 10, 2022. After the cruise was over, the ship sailed to Miami the place the vessel stayed docked for a number of days.
On October 20, the cruise ship departed from Miami and is now headed in direction of Aliaga, Turkey. Carnival Ecstasy’s ETA in Turkey is on November 7, 2022.
There’s a giant cruise ship recycling middle in Aliaga. 4 of Carnival Ecstasy’s sister ships (Carnival Fantasy, Carnival Sensation, Carnival Creativeness, and Carnival Inspiration) have been scrapped right here throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.
As soon as the ship arrives on the scrapyard, crews will work deck by deck taking something useful that they’ll unload of the vessel. This could embody chairs, TVs, tables, lighting fixtures and many others.
The ship is then reduce into smaller items the place it will likely be melted down and recycled.
Over the 31 years in service with Carnival Cruise Line, Carnival Ecstasy carried greater than 5.5 million friends on greater than 2,300 cruises.