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Maritime ports hosting hurricane-diverted cruise ships

Maritime ports hosting hurricane-diverted cruise ships
From Global News - September 13, 2017

Ports around the Maritimes are welcoming thousands of unexpected travellers this week due to Hurricane Irma.

Two cruise ships are diverting to Port Saint John in New Brunswickone today and another Thursdaybringing an influx of roughly 5,000 passengers.

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The Port of Halifax says the Carnival Pride cruise ship, which can carry about 2,600 people, arrived in the harbour today after deciding to divert because of the storm.

That vessel was then expected to head to Saint John, N.B., on Thursday.

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