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Cruise Line Cancels Another 21 Sailings Due to Port Closures and Restrictions

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Princess Cruises has announced another batch of sailings that are canceled in Asia due to port closures and travel restrictions.

Additional Canceled Sailings

With countries restricting travel and many port closures for passenger vessels in Asia, Princess Cruises has decided to cancel an additional 21 sailing in the region. The canceled cruises are for the Sapphire Princess cruise ship

Here are the canceled sailings which the cruise line announced:

VoyageDeparture DateDeparture Port
H023/A/BJuly 10, 2020Roundtrip from Shanghai
H024/A/BJuly 14, 2020Roundtrip from Shanghai
H025/A/BJuly 18, 2020Roundtrip from Shanghai
H026/A/BJuly 22, 2020Roundtrip from Shanghai
H027/A/BJuly 27, 2020Roundtrip from Shanghai
H028/A/BJuly 31, 2020Roundtrip from Shanghai
H029/A/BAugust 4, 2020Roundtrip from Shanghai
H031/A/BAugust 15, 2020Roundtrip from Shanghai
H032/A/BAugust 19, 2020Roundtrip from Shanghai
H033/A/BAugust 24, 2020Roundtrip from Shanghai
H034/A/BAugust 28, 2020Roundtrip from Shanghai
H035/A/BSeptember 1, 2020Roundtrip from Shanghai
H036/A/BSeptember 5, 2020Roundtrip from Shanghai
H037/A/BSeptember 9, 2020Roundtrip from Shanghai
H038/A/BSeptember 14, 2020Roundtrip from Shanghai
H039/A/BSeptember 18, 2020Roundtrip from Shanghai
H030/A/BAugust 8, 2020Roundtrip from Shanghai
H040/A/BSeptember 22, 2020Roundtrip from Shanghai
H041/A/BSeptember 30, 2020Roundtrip from Shanghai
H042October 7, 2020From Shanghai to Melbourne
H042AOctober 7, 2020From Shanghai to Fremantle (Perth)
H042BOctober 7, 2020From Shanghai to Adelaide
H042COctober 22, 2020From Fremantle (Perth) to Melbourne

This also means the vessel will reposition to Australia six months earlier than the first scheduled. She will offer 44 new cruises from five major cities down under which can be booked from February 27, 2020.

Also Read: 456 Cases of Coronavirus Confirmed From Quarantined Cruise Ship

These cancellations are in addition to the cancellations we posted right here which includes for the Diamond Princess currently under quarantine in Yokohama, Japan, Majestic Princess, and earlier Sapphire Princess cruises.

Sapphire Princess is 115,875 gross tons and has a guest capacity of over 2,600 at double occupancy. The Coronavirus has already infected more than 73,000 people around the world and the death toll is at 1,873 mainly in mainland China. The Diamond Princess cruise ship in Japan now has 544 confirmed cases of the virus which is also known as COVID-19.

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