Norwegian Prima Inaugural Cruise Canceled
Norwegian Cruise Line has canceled the inaugural voyage for Norwegian Prima, citing supply chain issues. The impacted cruise was set to sail from Amsterdam, Netherlands on August 17 of this year.
Those who were booked will automatically receive a full refund, plus 25 percent off their next cruise. Guests who purchased their own airfare will also receive up to $300 for any change fees.
Now, Prima’s first voyage is a 10-night scheduled for September 3 out of Amsterdam. During the ship’s first year in service, it will sail in northern Europe, the Caribbean, and Bermuda.
Discovery Princess to Be Christened Today
Later this morning, Princess Cruises’ latest newbuild Discovery Princess will be christened in Los Angeles.
Following a pierside ceremony, the vessel will depart on a five-night cruise to Vancouver with stops in San Francisco and Victoria.
Discovery will sail seven-night Alaska voyages this summer before heading back south to LA for Mexican cruises.
Port Saint John Welcomes First Cruise Ship
The first cruise ship in over two years arrived in Port Saint John in New Brunswick, Canada on Thursday night. Regent Seven Seas Cruises’ Seven Seas Navigator arrived into Saint John last night, marking the start of the Atlantic port’s 2022 season.
This afternoon, Port Saint John will also host a tugboat water show as the vessel departs.
13 cruise lines are scheduled to call on Saint John in 2022, with 87 percent of those visits set for its busy season in September and October.
Carnival Miracle Sets Sail From San Francisco
Carnival Cruise Line set sail from its newest homeport of San Francisco yesterday when Carnival Miracle embarked on a four night cruise to Mexico.
Miracle will operate a series of 11 ten-night cruises to Alaska with stops in Juneau, Ketchikan, Skagway, Icy Strait Point, and Victoria, Canada.
This fall, the ship will head back to Los Angeles and sail cruises to Hawaii and Mexico.