Propulsion Issue Forces Anthem of the Seas To Change Itinerary

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Anthem of the Seas which is operated by Royal Caribbean is suffering from a propulsion issue and has been forced to change the itinerary.

Royal Caribbean Blog reports that a letter was sent out by the captain of Anthem of the Seas to guests saying there was a propulsion issue. The Quantum-class vessel is on a week long cruise and is currently suffering from a propulsion issue. The letter said that the ship’s engineers have been working on fixing the problem but in the meantime Anthem of the Seas will have to sail at a reduced speed.

The ships Bahamas sailing is altered which includes an overnight in Nassau, Bahamas. An overnight in the port will allow workers to fix the problem and if needed do work on the outside of the ship. Mant technical aspects like this would not be able to be done while the ship is at sea.

The new itinerary is as follows:

Sunday, March 26 – Cape Liberty
Monday, March 27 – At Sea
Tuesday, March 28 – At Sea
Wednesday, March 29 – CoCo Cay, Bahamas
Wednesday, March 29 – Nassau, Bahamas
Thursday, March 30 –¬†Nassau, Bahamas
Friday, March 31 – Port Canaveral, Florida
Saturday, April 1 – At Sea
Sunday, April 2 – Cape Liberty

Anthem of the Seas should be fixed and be able to sail as normal for the next scheduled cruise departing Cape Liberty in New Jersey on April 2, 2017. All services onboard are operating as normal and there is no safety risk to guests or crew. The cruise line is also moving any booked shore excursions to the revised day. The ship 167,800 gross tons and can carry over 4,100 passengers.

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