Line by line – the cruise companies which have cancelled sailings (and when they plan to restart)

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Defiant: The message from Sky Princess (Picture: Princess Cruises)

Last update: May 28

Update on cruise lines suspending operations, with the current planned resumption date. Where companies have announced cancellations ‘through [date]’, I have taken the resumption of services to begin the following day. Please use the links to refer to individual company websites for details:

Aida – End of July

Alaskan Dream Cruises – July 1

AmaWaterways – August 1

American Cruise Lines – June 20 (Columbia & Snake on American Song); June 28 (Mississippi on American Harmony); late June/July (Alaska on American Constellation)

American Queen Steamboat Company – July 6 (Empress); July 20 (Duchess). Countess and Queen are suspended until at least July 15.

A-Rosa – June 17 (Douro); June 19 (Rhine); June 20 (Danube). Cruises in France (Seine and Rhône) are expected to restart in early July.

Avalon – September 1

Azamara – August 1

Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line – July 25 (Grand Celebration); October 3 (Grand Classica)

Carnival Cruise Line August 1 (Breeze, Dream, Elation, Freedom, Horizon, Magic, Sensation and Vista); September 1 all other ships except:

  • All San Francisco sailings throughout 2020
  • All Carnival Sunrise sailings through and including October 19
  • All Carnival Legend sailings through and including October 30
  • All Carnival Radiance sailings through and including November 1
  • All Carnival Spirit Alaska, Hawaii, & Trans-Pacific sailings through and including October 6

Celebrity – August 1

Celestyal – July 30

CMV – June 30

Costa – July 24 (Diadema and Fortuna); July 26 (Luminosa); July 27 (Victoria); July 28 (Favolosa); July 31 (Fascinosa and Pacifica); August 1 (Deliziosa, Magica, Mediterranea and Smeralda)

CroisiEurope – July 15

‪Crystal ocean ships – August 8 (Symphony); September 20 (Symphony)

Crystal river cruises – August 2

Crystal yacht cruises – August 9

Cunard – July 31 (Cunard has also called off the Alaska season of Queen Elizabeth, meaning departures for that ship are cancelled up to and including September 8)

Disney – July 27

Emerald Waterways – August 31

Fred. Olsen ocean ships – June 29

G Adventures – All tours cancelled up to and including July 31 plus all sailings on G Expedition in August

Hapag-Lloyd Cruises – Mid-July (US ports end of July)

Holland America – All Alaska, Europe and Canada/New England cruises cancelled for 2020. Amsterdam will not sail the 79-day Grand Africa voyage that would have departed on October 3.

Hurtigruten – June 16

Majestic Line – July 4

Marella – Suspended until July 30 at the earliest

MSC Cruises – July 10

NCL – August 1

Oceania – August 1

P&O Cruises – July 31

Enchanted Princess

Enchanted Princess was due to be christened in Southampton in June

Princess – Suspended for rest of summer season of 2020, including:

  • All remaining Alaska cruises on Emerald Princess and Ruby Princess
  • All remaining Europe and Transatlantic cruises on Enchanted Princess, Regal Princess, Sky Princess, Crown Princess and Island Princess
  • Summer Caribbean cruises and all Canada & New England cruises on Caribbean Princess and Sky Princess
  • Summer to autumn cruises departing from Japan on Diamond Princess
  • Australia-based cruises on Sapphire Princess and Sea Princess throughout August
  • July cruises sailing from Taiwan on Majestic Princess
  • Autumn cruises sailing to Hawaii and French Polynesia on Pacific Princess throughout November

Regent – August 1

Royal Caribbean – August 1

Saga ocean ships – September 1

Scenic – August 31 (September 30, Scenic Eclipse)

Seabourn – October 13 (Sojourn); October 19 (Encore); November 6 (Quest and Ovation); November 20 (Odyssey)

SeaDream – June 20 (Norway); End of August (Mediterranean)

Silversea – July 16 (Silver Muse); July 17 (Silver Spirit); July 18 (Silver Whisper); July 20 (Silver Cloud and Silver Wind); July 23 (Silver Explorer); July 26 (Silver Shadow). August and September sailings have been cancelled for Silver Moon.

Star Clippers – July 4 (Royal Clipper); July 11 (Star Flyer); September 12 (Star Clipper)

TUI river cruises – November 26

Uniworld – June 30

Variety Cruises – July 24 (Galileo and Pegasos)

Victory Cruise Line – Suspended throughout 2020

Viking (river and ocean) – August 31

Virgin – October 16 (maiden voyage in early 2021)

Windstar – September 3 (Wind Spirit); October 27 (Star Breeze); November 29 (Wind Surf); January 16, 2021 (Wind Star); March 1, 2021 (Star Legend); July 5, 2021 (Star Pride)

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