Princess Cruises has confirmed the delivery of Enchanted Princess has been delayed as the world battles the coronavirus pandemic. A new delivery date has not been determined since the Fincantieri yard in Monfalcone, Italy remains closed.
The ship docked and disembarked guests in Sydney three weeks ago, with those passengers now linked to hundreds of Covid-19 cases across the country.
Last week, Princess stated it was pausing its global operations for 60 days in response to the unpredictable circumstances evolving from the global spread of Covid-19.
Princess Cruises will pause the global operations of its 18 cruise ships for two months from today. In response to the unpredictable circumstances evolving from the global spread of Covid-19, sailings are not expected to resume until May 10th.
As many as 60 new cases of coronavirus have been recorded onboard Diamond Princess. The ship is currently in at the Daikoku Pier Cruise Terminal in Yokohama, south of Tokyo.
Passengers onboard the Diamond Princess cruise ship are to be placed under quarantine for up to two weeks after a number tested positive for the coronavirus.
Carnival Corporation will launch four new cruise ships in 2020 across four of its global cruise line brands. On the slipway are Iona for P&O Cruises UK; Enchanted Princess for Princess Cruises; Mardi Gras for Carnival Cruise Line; and Costa Firenze for Italian brand Costa Cruises.
Princess Cruises has taken delivery of the 3,660-guest Sky Princess, the 18th ship to join its fleet, at an official handover ceremony at the Fincantieri shipyard in Monfalcone, Italy.
Princess Cruises has celebrated a significant construction milestone with the float out of the 3,660-guest Enchanted Princess from its building dock at Fincantieri shipyard in Monfalcone, Italy.
The 3,660-guest cruise ship set out to sea from a construction dock at Fincantieri Shipyard in Monfalcone, Italy, and was put through its paces with a series of manoeuvres to test the propulsion, steering and navigational equipment.
Princess Cruises UK has announced the appointment of Karen Cameron to the position of territory business manager for Scotland and Northern Ireland.
Princess Cruises’ Sea Princess has rescued three sailors who were forced to take to a life raft after their boat sank in the south Caribbean. A tanker had been standing by but had been unable to lower a rescue boat in the prevailing conditions.