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Fred. Olsen sailings on hold until the end of June

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Fred. Olsen's Borealis was scheduled to sail on May 22, pushed back from April 23, 2021
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is cancelling all sailings until the end of June 2021, citing the pandemic as the cause plus the need for greater understanding of the impact of the vaccine roll-out.

The decision affects 14 sailings.

‘This extra time allows us the opportunity to fully understand how the roll-out in the vaccine affects the procedures we operate on board and ashore,’ said Peter Deer, managing director, Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines.

‘We are constantly reviewing our back in service dates in line with the latest government guidance, and working closely with CLIA and other industry bodies towards a return to sailing.’ 

Deer went on to add that the cruise line looks forward to welcoming passengers ‘when the time is right.’

Fred. Olsen had been due to resume sailing on May 22 - postponed from an earlier April 2021 restart date that was announced in December. 

Affected passengers will be offered a refund or future cruise credit, among other options. 

 

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