Crystal Endeavor accidents and incidents

Crystal Endeavor cruise ship


Length (LOA)
183 m / 600 ft

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  • 2020 - delayed delivery due to shipyard closure (Coronavirus), Crystal Yacht Cruises 2020 program cancelled
  2020Structural and Technical Issues

On April 9, 2020, Crystal Cruises announced that the new ship's delivery will be delayed due to the temporary shutdown of the shipbuilding yard Lloyd Werft in Germany (MV Werften Stralsund). The closure was due to the global Coronavirus pandemic and halted shipyard's operations.

As result, all planned for Crystal Endeavor cruises in 2020 (August 10 through October 31) were cancelled. The Inaugural Cruise (Aug 10-26, 16-day itinerary "Russian Far East Maiden Expedition Cruise", roundtrip from Yokohama Japan) was rescheduled for November 14 (14-day itinerary "Tasmania and Fjords of New Zealand", Nov 14-28, from Sydney NSW to Lyttelton-Christchurch NZ).

Next tables shows the initially planned maiden voyage from Japan.

Date / TimePort
10 Aug 19:00Departing from Yokohama, Japan
12 AugHakodate, Japan
13 AugRishiri Island (Kutsugata) and Wakkanai, Japan
14 AugKorsakov, Sakhalin Island, Russia
15 AugTyuleny Island, Russia
16-17 AugKuril Islands, Russia
18 AugKamchatka Peninsula, Russia
22 AugKuril Islands, Russia
23 AugKorsakov, Sakhalin Island, Russia
24 AugOtaru, Japan
26 AugArriving in Yokohama, Japan

Next table shows the rescheduled maiden voyage from Australia.

Date / TimePort
14 Nov 18:00Departing from Sydney, NSW Australia
16 NovKing Island, Tasmania
17 NovFlinders Island, Tasmania
18 Nov - 19 NovFreycinet National Park, Tasmania
19 NovMaria Island, Tasmania
20 NovBruny Island, Tasmania
20 Nov - 21 NovHobart, Tasmania
24 NovFiordland NP, New Zealand
25 NovBluff, New Zealand
25 Nov - 26 NovStewart Island, Oban, New Zealand
27 NovDunedin, Port Chalmers, New Zealand
28 NovArriving in Lyttelton-Christchurch, New Zealand

Prices started from ~USD 14450 pp. The cancelled itineraries also included:

  • Aug 28- 16-day "Japans Cultural and Coastal Discovery Cruise" (roundtrip Yokohama)
  • Sept 13 - 15-day from Yokohama to Keelung Taiwan
  • Sept 29 - 16-day from Keelung to Benoa (Bali Indonesia)
  • Oct 15 - 16-day from Benoa to Cairns (Queensland Australia)
  • Oct 31 - 13-day from Cairns to Sydney (NSW Australia)

In early-June 2020, Crystal Yacht Cruises cancelled the remainder of Crystal Endeavor's 2020 program. The decision was based on international travel restrictions, including Australia's and New Zealand's bans for cruise ships.

  • Nov 14 - 14-day from Sydney to Lyttelton-Christchurch (USD 14450)
  • Nov 28 - 12-day from Lyttelton-Christchurch to Auckland NZ (USD 12700)
  • Dec 10 - 12-day from Auckland to Lyttelton-Christchurch (USD 12200)
  • Dec 22 - 14-day from Lyttelton-Christchurch to Hobart Tasmania (USD 18750)

All affected/cancelled bookings were provided with full monetary refund or 125% refund in FCC (future cruise credit) with rebooking on any Crystal Cruises ship and itinerary through 2023.

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