It really is a shame ...here is part of an article about Half Moone Terminal. It really is beautiful and empty with only Carnival doing about a half dozen trips to the Bahamas a year. Everyone else pulled out....sad. It would be so easy to just get there in 15 min and take off on a cruise. I remember well when the Enchantment of the Seas pulled out to Bermuda for the last time and then went to Batimore, MD
Such a waste, isn't it ?
"The City of Norfolk, Virginia, has truly arrived on the cruise scene with a 775 percent
growth in passengers from 2001 to 2007. To accommodate the surge, the City planned,
designed and constructed a $40 million state-of-the-art cruise terminal, or the Half
Moone Cruise and Celebration Center. The terminal is within a short walking distance of
downtown shops, restaurants and hotels. Due to Norfolk’s central location on the Eastern
seaboard, home-porting ships can sail to Bermuda (Celebrity Cruises and Regent Seven
Seas Cruises), the Bahamas (Carnival) and the Caribbean (Holland America Line).ame after the City of Norfolk "