USA Today reports that Royal Caribbean's
Grandeur of the Seas
cruise ship has beaten the heat, and returned to Baltimore Harbor this past week.
Royal Caribbean's Executive Vice President for Operations, Lisa Lutoff-Perlo, tells USA Today “we're back, and we're ready to provide loyal service to Baltimore city."
makes its return to the Harbor after six weeks of intensive repairs, prompted by a serious on-board fire in May.
Royal Caribbean's Grandeur
return comes just in time. Carnival Cruises, a rival cruise line, recently announced it will end all services in Baltimore in 2014, due to the city's new, stricter anti-pollution policies.
Read more about Royal Caribbean's return to Baltimore here.