First Norwegian Prima cruise canceled due to supply chain issues


Norwegian Cruise Line has canceled its maiden voyage of the new norwegian prima cruise ship. The cruise line says this is due to supply chain issues. The new class ship was scheduled to leave Amsterdam on August 17, 2022.

Norwegian Prima cruise canceled

The cruise line was forced to cancel the maiden voyage from Amsterdam, the Netherlands, on August 17, 2022. Norwegian Cruise Line said the reason was due to supply chain issues.

Norwegian Pima is a new class ship for the cruise line and was scheduled to depart on an eight-night northern European cruise, including stops in Brussels, Bergen, Geiranger, Akureyri, Isafjordur and ending in Reykjavik, Iceland on the 25th august.

In a letter sent to affected passengers, Norwegian Cruise Line said: “We value your business and always aspire to provide you and your loved ones with the experience of a lifetime. That is why we are sorry to inform you that due to supply chain issues, we We are forced to cancel the departure of the Norwegian Prima on August 17, 2022 from Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

This now means that Prima Norwegian The first trip with guests will depart on September 3 from Amsterdam. The 10-night cruise will end in Copenhagen on September 13.

norwegian prima will have a busy inaugural season and won’t stay in Europe too long. The new ship will depart from Southampton, UK on September 23 and will spend time in New York from October 6 and from Galveston Texas from October 27.

Affected Guests

Undoubtedly, guests will be disappointed with the cancellation of the highly anticipated norwegian prima cruise from Amsterdam. As a result, customers will automatically receive a 100% refund to the original payment method.

NCL indicates that the refund will be processed within 30 business days and then returned within seven to ten business days from the date of processing. Guests who booked the cruise using future cruise credit will receive this refund applied to the Latitudes account.

In addition to full refund and return of future cruise credit, Norwegian Cruise Line is offering a 25% discount on another cruise. The discount can be combined with all promotions available at that time.

Norwegian Prima Render
Norwegian Prima Render (Courtesy of Norwegian Cruise Line)

The discount will be available on the Latitudes account from May 2, 2022 and can be used until May 2, 2023 for any cruise through December 31, 2023. Norwegian Cruise Line will also cover up to $300 per person for travel expenses. change of air. .

NCL’s new class cruise ship

norwegian prima is one of the most anticipated new cruise ships of the year due to its new class for the cruise line.

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The ship is in the final stages of fitting out by the Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri. It ushers NCL into a new era of ship design with new features and expanded offerings, such as the first three-tier racetrack at sea.

prima is 142,000 gross tons with a capacity of 3,099 people in double occupancy. sister ship Viva Norwegian will debut in 2023.

Norwegian cruise ship Prima at shipyard
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