Port Canaveral, the second busiest cruise port in the world, had an unprecedented busy day on Monday, November 28, 2022. Difficulties arose not only from the four cruise ships already scheduled at the port, but also due to Wonder of the Seas arriving a day later than anticipated after a medical evacuation.
Five Ships in Port
Four cruise ships from four different cruise lines were originally scheduled to be at Port Canaveral today: Norwegian Cruise Line’s Norwegian Getaway, Disney Cruise Line’s Disney Wish, Royal Caribbean International’s Independence of the Seas, and Carnival Cruise Line’s Carnival Liberty.
These are some of the largest cruise ships, with double occupancy passenger capacities of 3,963, 5,555, 3,634, and 2,974, respectively. Added together and accounting for both embarking and debarking guests, this means a total of more than 32,000 people moving in and out of the port in just a few