Spirit of Adventure accidents and incidents

Spirit of Adventure cruise ship
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Cabins
540

Length (LOA)
236 m / 774 ft

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CruiseMapper's Spirit of Adventure cruise ship accidents, incidents and law news reports relate to a 1000-passenger vessel owned by Saga Ocean Cruises (Saga Cruises). Our Spirit of Adventure accidents page contains reports made by using official data from renown online news media sources, US Coast Guard and Wikipedia.

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  • delayed delivery from the shipbuilder (due to 2020's Coronavirus pandemic)
DateAccident
  June 2020Structural and Technical Issues

In late-June, Saga Group announced that the Spirit of Adventure's delivery is planned for October 2020 (pushed back from July due to the Coronavirus pandemic / for more details see the "April 2020" accident report below).

The cruise ship's inauguration will be in early-November (maiden voyage date is yet to be confirmed) with roundtrip from Southampton to the Mediterranean itinerary. Next tables show the other 4 cancelled (due to delayed delivery) out of the UK itineraries.

14-day "This Sceptred Isle" cruise

Date / TimePort
07 Sep 17:00Departing from Dover, England
08 Sep 08:00 - 18:00St Peter Port, Guernsey Channel Islands
09 Sep 08:00 - 18:00Tresco Island, Scilly Isles, England
10 Sep 09:30 - 19:30Bristol, Avonmouth, England
11 Sep 12:00 - 12 Sep 17:00Dublin, Ireland
14 Sep 08:00 - 22:00Kirkwall, Orkney Island, Scotland
15 Sep 08:00 - 16 Sep 07:00Lerwick, Mainland Shetland, Scotland
17 Sep 08:00 - 17:00Aberdeen, Scotland
18 Sep 08:00 - 21:00Edinburgh, Scotland
20 Sep 08:00 - 19:00Southwold, England
21 Sep 08:00Arriving in Dover, England

7-day "A Norwegian Canvas" cruise

Date / TimePort
21 Sep 17:00Departing from Dover, England
23 Sep 08:00 - 17:00Stavanger, Norway
24 Sep 09:00 - 18:00Flam, Norway
25 Sep 09:00 - 17:00Olden, Norway
26 Sep 08:00 - 17:00Bergen, Norway
28 Sep 08:00Arriving in Dover, England

12-day repositioning cruise from Dover to Southampton

Date / TimePort
28 Sep 17:00Departing from Dover, England
30 Sep 08:00 - 17:00Saint-Nazaire, France
01 Oct 08:00 - 02 Oct 17:00Bordeaux, France
04 Oct 08:00 - 17:00La Coruna, Spain
05 Oct 08:00 - 17:00Marin, Spain
06 Oct 08:00 - 17:00Leixoes, Oporto, Portugal
08 Oct 08:00 - 17:00Brest, France
09 Oct 08:00 - 17:00St Peter Port, Guernsey Channel Islands
10 Oct 08:00Arriving in Southampton, England

22-day "Tales from the Ancient Mediterranean" cruise

Date / TimePort
10 Oct 17:00Departing from Southampton, England
14 Oct 08:00 - 17:00Malaga, Spain
17 Oct 08:00 - 17:00Valletta, Malta
19 Oct 08:00 - 17:00Heraklion, Crete, Greece
20 Oct 08:00 - 18:00Karpathos Island, Greece
21 Oct 08:00 - 18:00Patmos Island, Greece
22 Oct 08:00 - 13:00Lesbos Island, Greece
23 Oct 08:00 - 24 Oct 17:00Piraeus-Athens, Greece
28 Oct 08:00 - 17:00Motril, Spain
01 Nov 08:00Arriving in Southampton, England
  April 2020Structural and Technical Issues

The vessel was initially scheduled for launch in July 2020. Its christening ceremony (inauguration) was planned for August 19, 2020, to be held in Portsmouth (England UK). However, as the global Coronavirus pandemic affected the shipbuilder's activities (shipyard closure, then limited workforce), in early-April Saga Plc (future shipowner) announced that the delivery from Meyer Werft will be delayed, but still taking place within the next 12 months.

The inaugural Cruise was planned for August 21, 2020. Next table shows the 17-day itinerary's ports and times as originally scheduled.

Date / TimePort
21 Aug 21:00Departing from Dover, England
24 Aug 08:00 - 17:00Copenhagen, Denmark
26 Aug 08:00 - 17:00Klaipeda, Lithuania
28 Aug 08:00 - 29 Aug 18:00Saint Petersburg, Russia
30 Aug 09:00 - 17:00Tallinn, Estonia
31 Aug 08:00 - 17:00Mariehamn, Aland Finland
01 Sep 08:00 - 17:00Stockholm, Sweden
02 Sep 08:00 - 17:00Visby, Gotland Island, Sweden
04 Sep 08:00 - 17:00Aalborg, Denmark
07 Sep 08:00Arriving in Dover, England

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