Fred Olsen. Cruise Strains has turn out to be the newest operator to pushed again the date for its anticipated return to the seas.
New ship Borealis will nonetheless be the primary of the fleet to set sail, together with her maiden voyage, to Iceland, now resulting from depart Liverpool on Could twenty second.
The previous Holland America Line ship was initially resulting from enter service on April twenty third.
Fellow 1,400-passenger vessel Bolette would be the second vessel within the fleet to set sail, departing from Dover on Could twenty ninth, adopted by Balmoral from Edinburgh (Rosyth) on June ninth.
Braemar will stay laid-up till 2022, with its in depth fly-cruise programme unfeasible within the present local weather.
Fred Olsen. Cruise Strains managing director, Peter Deer, stated: “Once we introduced our new ‘again in service’ plans in December, we had each confidence in these new dates based mostly on the data out there to us on the time.
“Since then, we now have seen a 3rd nationwide lockdown imposed, and this should be considered for our plans in returning to service.
“Deferring Borealis’ return permits us slightly extra time to contemplate and perceive the developments round Covid-19, together with the roll-out of the vaccine, and the way it will mirror how we function.”