Passengers stuck in the sea after Norwegian canceled a cruise on the voyage


Passengers aboard a Norwegian cruise ship are stuck in the sea this week after the cruise line decides to cancel the cruise during the voyage due to concerns about COVID-19.

Aimee Focaraccio, boarding a 10-day cruise from New York with Norwegian jewels Told USA Today She was notified Thursday that the cruise would be canceled due to a COVID-19 related issue, but no early return date was provided.

“We will arrive on time on the 19th,” the cruise ship officials said, according to records provided to the press, according to media reports.

Focaraccio elaborated that after the ship anchored in St. Marten on Friday, it would not make any other stops on the harbor or island.

“I can’t really imagine four more Marine Day without doing anything,” she told USA Today.

She also decided early on Friday to abandon calls to Grand Turk, St. Thomas and Tortra before the ship arrived at St. Marten and before the decision was made to cancel the remaining stops. Added.

Norwegian Cruise Line Branding and Communications Senior Vice President Christinda Silva told USA Today that Norwegian Gem will return to New York “soon” without a clear date.

‚ÄúToday, Norwegian gems for COVID-related situations, while we continue to navigate the fluid public health environment and focus on providing a safe experience for everyone on board. We made a difficult decision to cancel our current Caribbean voyage, “Da Silva said.

Despite Cruiseline’s allegations that the “COVID-related situation” was the reason for canceling the voyage, Focaraccio told USA Today she was unaware of the case of the ship’s coronavirus.

All passengers in Norwegian Jewelery reportedly receive a full refund or cruise credit and an additional cruise credit equivalent to 50% of the current travel fare applicable to future cruises by May 2023. Was given.