Fred Olsen. Cruise Traces 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, along with her maiden voyage, to Iceland, now attributable to depart Liverpool on Might twenty second.
The previous Holland America Line ship was initially attributable to 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 Might 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 Traces managing director, Peter Deer, stated: “Once we introduced our new ‘again in service’ plans in December, we had each confidence in these new dates primarily based on the data obtainable to us on the time.
“Since then, we’ve 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 think about and perceive the developments round Covid-19, together with the roll-out of the vaccine, and the way this may replicate how we function.”