Fred Olsen. Cruise Strains has develop into 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 on account of depart Liverpool on Might 22nd.
The previous Holland America Line ship was initially on account of enter service on April 23rd.
Fellow 1,400-passenger vessel Bolette would be the second vessel within the fleet to set sail, departing from Dover on Might 29th, adopted by Balmoral from Edinburgh (Rosyth) on June ninth.
Braemar will stay laid-up till 2022, with its intensive fly-cruise programme unfeasible within the present local weather.
Fred Olsen. Cruise Strains managing director, Peter Deer, mentioned: “After we introduced our new ‘again in service’ plans in December, we had each confidence in these new dates based mostly on the knowledge out there to us on the time.
“Since then, we’ve got seen a 3rd nationwide lockdown imposed, and this should be considered for our plans in returning to service.
“Deferring Borealis’ return permits us just a little extra time to contemplate and perceive the developments round Covid-19, together with the roll-out of the vaccine, and the way this can mirror how we function.”