FREEPORT, THE BAHAMAS—Bahamian government officials and Carnival Cruise Line executives gathered May 12 for the groundbreaking ceremony for Carnival’s new $200-million cruise port in Freeport, Grand Bahama.
Construction on Carnival’s Grand Bahama Cruise Port is targeted for completion in November 2024. Once completed, the new cruise port will be able to accommodate the largest cruise ships in Carnival’s fleet, stated a release.
“With the start of this Carnival project, Grand Bahama is now on the better side of reaching its true economic potential,” said Philip Davis, prime minister of The Bahamas, in a statement. “This investment will provide much needed jobs but will also signal new hope for the island’s recovery.”