Marella Cruises has cancelled all European sailings up to March 31 and all long-haul sailings until April 30 2021 due to the ongoing pandemic.
This follows the news that Fred Olsen has also further delayed the restart of its cruise programme from April 23 to May 22. This is the date its new ship, Borealis, will set sail to Iceland from Liverpool. The Bolette will sail from Dover on May 29, followed by Balmoral from Edinburgh on June 9.
Carnival Cruise Lines has also confirmed further cancellations.
Marella said the following cruises are cancelled:
- Explorer sailings from Tenerife and Las Palmas from February 3 up to and including March 31
- Explorer 2 sailings from Barbados from February 3 up to and including April 30
- Discovery sailings from Malaga on 3 February and from Montego Bay, Jamaica up to and including April 30
- Discovery 2 sailings from Paphos from March 23 up to and including March 31
Marella Cruises said it is contacting all customers whose bookings are affected.
Royal Caribbean International has also suspended cruises until April 30 while Celebrity Cruises has cancelled cruises until April 30 as well as its May 1 transatlantic cruise on Celebrity Apex.
Silversea Cruises has suspended operations until April 1 and Azamara until April 30.