Commuter alert: Cruise ship will be at Port of Chareston’s Union Pier on Friday

Union Pier is the home port for the Carnival cruise ship Fantasy. (Staff/File)

The Carnival Fantasy is scheduled to arrive for a turnaround call early Friday, the State Ports Authority said today.

Passengers will debark beginning at 7 a.m.

Another group of cruisers will arrive and sail later in the day.

From 11 a.m. until about 4 p.m., or until the embarkation process is completed, part of Concord Street will be closed from north of Market Street to the intersection south of Hasell Street on Washington Street.

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During the embarkation, for access to and from areas just north of the SPA’s Union Pier Terminal, commuters are encouraged to use Calhoun and Laurens streets.

Early luggage drop-off begins at 9 a.m.

The Fantasy returns for its next turnaround on Wednesday.