Bad weather forces cruise ship cancellation
Cunard cruise liners Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth have cancelled their calls in Bermuda because of bad weather. The two ships were due to arrive in Dockyard on Sunday and signal the beginning of the island’s 2018 cruise season. However the Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre reported today that both vessels had cancelled their Bermuda calls “due to weather encountered on crossing”. Heavy weather in the Atlantic has forced Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth to head straight to their next ports of Port Everglades and New York respectively. http://www.royalgazette.com/tourism/article/20180110/bad-weather-forces-cruise-ship-cancellation
Medevac off Isle of Wight
A passenger who was believed to have suffered a stroke was airlifted from the "Queen Victoria" off the Isle of Wight on Jan 7, 2018, aroudn 9 p.m. The ship was around seven miles off St Catherine's Point. Zhe elderly man was airlifted from the ship by s Voastguard helicopter and taken to Southampton General Hospital. The ship continued on its way to Bermuda.
Cunard Cruise Ship Resumes Service After Major Dry Dock
Queen Victoria which is a cruise ship operated by British-based Cunard Line has completed a major multi-million dry dock and has now resumed service on June 4. The Cunard Line vessel resumed service today from Southampton, UK on a 4-night voyage where guests are in for a treat. The ship has just completed a month-long refurbishment in Palermo, Sicily and received a ton of new features, enhancements, and general updates to make the cruise experience the best it can be. Queen Victoria got some much-needed attention by the Fincantieri shipyard in Italy including a new exquisite Lido Sun Deck space along with a stunning Winter Garden. The ship also got new Britannia Club Staterooms, Britannia Club Restaurant, and five new luxurious Penthouse Suites. Plenty of maintenance and technical work was done and the usual updated decor, carpeting, bedding a more. You can read a previous post on the updates before the refurbishment started. https://www.cruisehive.com/cunard-cruise-ship-resumes-service-major-dry-dock/17326Upload News