Norwegian Breakaway which is based out of New York has been delayed due to Winter Storm Grayson.
Norwegian Breakaway has been delayed due to major Winter Storm Grayson which is hitting the East coast of the United States including New York. Grayson is bringing freezing temperatures and heavy snow and as a result, the cruise industry has started to be affected.
The ships original arrival at the New York cruise terminal was supposed to be on Friday morning (Jan 5) but now due to the Winter Storm, the arrival time has been delayed. Norwegian Cruise Line will update to the new arrival time soon.
Norwegian Cruise Line Stated:
Due to winter storm Grayson, Norwegian Breakaway will have a delayed arrival into New York on Friday, January 5. We will provide further updates on the updated embarkation time for Norwegian Breakaway’s January 5 cruise by 4 pm today. We sincerely apologize to our guests for any disruption to their schedule. Please check NCL.com for further updates.
As a result of the delayed arrival, the next scheduled 14-night Caribbean cruise from New York on Jan 5 will have a delayed departure. This means the ship turnaround will need time including new supplies. Thousands of passengers will also need to disembark from the previous voyage first. NCL has apologized on its site for any inconvenience.
Queen Mary 2 which is operated by UK-based Cunard Line experiences snowy decks when it was docked in New York just yesterday, Jan 3.
Norwegian Breakaway is the first ship in its class and is a New York regular. The ship is 144,000 gross tons and can carry over 4,000 guests at double occupancy.
If cruisers are traveling to and from any cruise terminals being hit by Winter Storm Grayson we must urge to stay safe. the storm is causing widespread power outages, high winds, and tides along with arctic and blizzard conditions.