Royal Olympic Cruises Cancels Remainder Of Olympic Explorer's Summer Program

Wednesday, August 08, 2001
Royal Olympic Cruise Lines Inc.announced that it has regretfully been forced to cancel the cruises of its new vessel, Olympic Explorer, for the remainder of the summer season.

Although it had been reported that the Company had hoped to commence cruises with the vessel on September 15, it has not been possible to finalize all the discussions with the Blohm+Voss shipyard to allow the necessary technical modifications to be completed by this date.

Commenting on the cancellation, Yiannos Pantazis, Royal Olympic's CFO, stated: "It is a real disappointment to us that the ship will not be able to undertake any cruises during the summer season, but we hope to have the vessel ready to commence operations for the next season.

The Company said that all passengers booked on Olympic Explorer from September 15 would be offered alternative cruises on other ships of the Company. - (Reuters)

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