Ritz-Carlton Evrima accidents and incidents

Ritz-Carlton Evrima cruise ship

Former names
Ritz-Carlton Azora, Ritz-Carlton Yacht 1

Length (LOA)
190 m / 623 ft

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  • 2020-2021-2022 - delayed delivery of the vessel (due to shipyard issues) and cruise cancellations due to COVID-related travel restrictions; A total of 123 voyages (74x planned for 2020-2021 plus 37x planned for 2021-2022) were canceled.
  August 2021Other Incidents

In late-August 2021, due to the Coronavirus crisis, Ritz-Carlton postponed the brand's inauguration through 2022.

These cancellations affected a total of 22 voyages planned for 2021-2022. In brackets are shown prices per person with double occupancy.

  • 2021
  • (Nov 10) 7-day from San Juan Puerto Rico to Castries St Lucia ($5600)
  • (Nov 17) 6-day from Castries to Oranjestad Aruba ($5610)
  • (Nov 24) 8-day roundtrip from Oranjestad ($5610)
  • (Dec 2) 6-day from Oranjestad to Bridgetown Barbados ($4895)
  • (Dec 10) 6-day roundtrip from Bridgetown ($5595)
  • (Dec 16) 7-day Bridgetown to San Juan ($5595)
  • (Dec 23) 10-day roundtrip from San Juan ($9600)
  • 2022
  • (Jan 2) 7-day roundtrip from San Juan ($4895)
  • (Jan 9) 7-day from San Juan to Philipsburg St Maarten ($5300)
  • (Jan 16) 7-day from Philipsburg to Bridgetown ($4895)
  • (Jan 23) 7-day roundtrip from Bridgetown ($4910)
  • (Jan 30) 7-day from Bridgetown to Castries ($5410)
  • (Feb 6) 7-day from Castries to San Juan ($5405)
  • (Feb 13) 7-day roundtrip from San Juan ($5795)
  • (Feb 20) 7-day from San Juan to Philipsburg ($5395)
  • (Feb 27) 7-day from Philipsburg to Castries ($5090)
  • (Mar 6) 5-day from Castries to Bridgetown ($3910)
  • (Mar 20) 8-day roundtrip from Oranjestad ($5600)
  • (Mar 28) 12-day from Oranjestad to Port Everglades/Fort Lauderdale Florida ($7690)
  • (Apr 9) 7-day roundtrip from Fort Lauderdale ($5410)
  • (Apr 16) 7-day roundtrip from Fort Lauderdale ($5100)
  • (Apr 23) 13-day Transatlantic from Fort Lauderdale to Lisbon ($7505)

The Evrima yacht's Maiden Voyage was rescheduled to May 6th (2022).

  March 2021Other Incidents

On March 31, 2021, Ritz-Carlton once again rescheduled the Evrima ship's (and the brand's) inauguration - this time to November 10, canceling 18 more itineraries (to total 74).

  January 2021Other Incidents

In late-January 2021, Ritz-Carlton canceled 20 more cruises planned for the Evrima yacht. The company's decision affected all itineraries scheduled for 2021 between January 3 and/including July 17. The canceled program included voyages in the Caribbean and Mediterranean, including a 12-night Transatlantic crossing from Bridgetown (Barbados) to Lisbon (Portugal).

The latest cancellations were due to the ongoing Coronavirus-related safety concerns, international travel restrictions and uncertainties (countries' lockdowns and port closures).

  March 2020Structural and Technical Issues

In March 2020, due to shipbuilding delays, Ritz-Carlton postponed cruise company's launch to April 22, 2021 (instead of February 1, 2020, as previously planned) when the Evrima ship is scheduled to start its maiden voyage from Lisbon.

All affected bookings received a full monetary refund (100% reimbursement of the fare paid). Independently booked flights and hotels were also fully reimbursed (for date changes or cancellation fees) and travel agents' commissions protected (cruise-only commissions for all canceled voyages). Next are listed all canceled Ritz-Carlton cruises as departure dates, booking codes (in brackets) and lowest prices per person (in EUR) on themed voyages.

  • 2020 (June 14) 7-night Barcelona to Palma de Mallorca (code 11200614)
  • (June 21) 7-night Palma de Mallorca to Lisbon (11200621)
  • (June 28) 7-night Lisbon to Bordeaux (11200628)
  • (July 5) 9-night Bordeaux to London-Greenwich (11200705)
  • (July 14) 7-night London-Greenwich to Amsterdam (11200714)
  • (July 21) 9-night Amsterdam to Copenhagen (11200721)
  • (July 30) 10-night Copenhagen to Stockholm (11200730)
  • (August 9) 10-night Stockholm to Copenhagen (11200809)
  • (August 19) 9-night Copenhagen to Edinburgh Scotland (11200819)
  • (August 28) 8-night Edinburgh to Reykjavik (11200828)
  • (September 5) 7-night Reykjavik roundtrip (11200905)
  • (September 12) 14-night Reykjavik to Halifax NS Canada (11200912) Transatlantic, EUR 7400
  • (September 26) 7-night Halifax to Boston MA USA (11200926)
  • (October 3) 12-night Boston to Montreal Canada (11201003)
  • (October 15) 12-night Montreal to Boston (11201015)
  • (October 27) 9-night Boston to Nassau Bahamas (11201027) repositioning, EUR 5050
  • (November 6) 8-night Fort Lauderdale to San Juan Puerto Rico (11201106) Inaugural Caribbean, EUR 5250
  • (November 14) 7-night San Juan to Philipsburg St Maarten (11201114)
  • (November 21) 7-night Philipsburg to Bridgetown Barbados (11201121)
  • (November 28) 7-night Bridgetown roundtrip (11201128)
  • (December 5) 7-night Bridgetown to Castries St Lucia (11201205)
  • (December 12) 7-night Castries to Philipsburg (11201212)
  • (December 19) 8-night Philipsburg to San Juan (11201219) Inaugural "Christmas Cruise 2020", EUR 6300
  • (December 27) 7-night San Juan roundtrip (11201227) Inaugural "New Year Cruise 2020", EUR 5650
  • 2021 (January 3) 7-night San Juan to Philipsburg St Maarten (11210103)
  • (January 10) 7-night Philipsburg to Bridgetown Barbados (11210110)
  • (January 17) 7-night Bridgetown to Castries St Lucia (11210117)
  • (January 24) 7-night Castries to Oranjestad Aruba (11210124)
  • (January 31) 7-night Oranjestad to Castries (11210131)
  • (February 14) 7-night Philipsburg to Castries (11210214)
  • (February 26) 7-night Castries to San Juan Puerto Rico (11210226)
  • (March 10) 7-night San Juan roundtrip (11210310)
  • (March 27) 7-night San Juan to Bridgetown (11210327)
  • (April 3) 7-night Bridgetown roundtrip (11210403)
  • (April 10) 12-night Bridgetown to Lisbon (11210410) Transatlantic, EUR 6200

The maiden voyage (April 22, 2021) is a 9-night itinerary from Lisbon to Palma de Mallorca (code 11210422).

  30 September 2019Structural and Technical Issues

On September 30, 2019, the shipowner Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection announced a 4 months delay (due to shipyard issues / "challenges around the former shipyard management") for the fleet's first vessel. The superyacht Evrima was initially planned for inauguration in February 2020, then postponed for June 3, 2020.

As compensation, all canceled bookings received full refund (credited back to the original form of payment within 2 weeks), full reimbursement of any flight/hotel change fees incurred, plus future cruise booking discount on rebooked 2020-2021 cruises. The discounts offered were 30% (for those who rebook by October 31, 2019), 25% (rebookings by March 31, 2020) and 20% (rebookings by September 30, 2020). Travel agents' commissions were fully preserved.

Along with the construction delay, the "Ritz-Carlton Yacht 1" project's cost increased by EUR 50 million - to EUR 290 million, from the initial EUR 240 million.

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