Enchanted Princess accidents and incidents
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- delayed delivery (due to 2020's Coronavirus pandemic)
|April 2020||Structural and Technical Issues|
On April 15, 2020, Princess Cruises announced that the vessel's delivery from the shipbuilder Fincantieri Monfalcone will be delayed. The delay was due to Fincantieri's shipyards closures (all European facilities - production sites and offices) due to the Coronavirus pandemic. In March-April 2020, Italy was completely lockdown after the Government imposed no-travel restrictions nationwide since March 10th.
As a result, all planned for Enchanted Princess cruises with departures between July 1 and July 25 (including) were cancelled. These were a total of 11 itineraries (with lengths 7-14-21-days) leaving from Southampton, Barcelona and Piraeus-Athens. The cruise ship's christening ceremony was also cancelled. The event was initially planned to be held in Port Southampton (England) on June 30th - right before starting the Inaugural Cruise (July 1-11) from Southampton to Civitavecchia-Rome.
In early-May, Princess Cruises cancelled the ship's entire European program (including the Transatlantic crossing to the USA), with the Inaugural Cruise rescheduled for November 21 (Caribbean from Port Everglades, Fort Lauderdale Florida).
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