Carnival Miracle Earns Second Consecutive Perfect 100 U.S.P.H Inspection Score
February 13, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Carnival Miracle scored 100 during its United States Public Health (U.S.P.H.) inspection which took place in Long Beach, Calif. This marks the ship’s second consecutive perfect U.S.P.H. score.
To earn a 100 score, cruise ships must receive perfect marks on all 44 items that comprise the U.S.P.H.’s comprehensive Vessel Sanitation Program checklist. The unannounced inspections, which are conducted twice a year and required for any cruise ship with an international itinerary calling at a U.S. port, evaluate vessels in a wide variety of areas, including adherence to proper food handling, preparation and storage procedures, and overall galley cleanliness. Ships’ potable water supplies used in spas and pools are evaluated, as well.
The 2,124-passenger Carnival Miracle operates year-round seven-day Mexican Riviera cruises, as well as 15-day Hawaii cruises, from Long Beach.
We at Carnival Corporation & plc believe that sustainability is about preserving our environment, respecting our employees and communities, and returning value to our shareholders. Sustainability is not a cost of doing business; it is a way of doing business. As one of the largest vacation companies in the world, Carnival has been committed since our inception to operating responsibly. We recognize that our success is tied to protecting the environment, safeguarding and developing our workforce, strengthening stakeholder relationships, enhancing the port communities that we visit and maintaining our fiscal strength. We also recognize that, in today’s business climate, the viability of our business as well as our reputation depends on being more sustainable and transparent. For more information on what Carnival has done and is doing to protect the environment, please see Carnival Corporation’s Sustainability Website. Click here for more information.