Fred. Olsen Cruise Strains has verified that it will be extending its pause in sailings over and above May well 23rd in the wake of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
Peter Deer, managing director at Fred. Olsen Cruise Strains, reported: “At this phase I am not in a position to ensure a day when we can anticipate to resume standard operations, as what I really do not want to do is established an expectation and not be in a position to deliver what we promise.
“What I can say is that we are holding a extremely close eye on the most recent advice from the pertinent authorities, such as the Uk authorities and Public Well being England, as well as abroad policies.”
He included: “We are extremely distinct on our placement that we will not resume cruising till we know that it is safe and sound for us to do so.
“The basic safety of our friends and crew is usually our utmost precedence, and this is especially correct now.
“All friends on affected cruises will be notified with at the very least 30 days’ detect in advance of their cruise was owing to depart.”
On March thirteenth, Deer announced that all Fred. Olsen ocean sailings would be paused till late May well.
Fred. Olsen Cruise Strains will be evaluating all impending cruises from May well in day purchase.
The very first five sailings aboard its European river cruise ship, Brabant, have also been cancelled.
“It is regrettable that we won’t be welcoming friends back on board at the end of May well as we experienced originally hoped, but we can not wait to start out sailing yet again as shortly as the environment is completely ready for us to do so,” included Deer.
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ ocean fleet – Balmoral, Braemar, Boudicca and Black Watch – will continue being in Scotland’s Firth of Forth, just outside the Port of Rosyth, for the duration of the company’s pause in cruise operations.