Princess Cruises, Caribbean Princess was unable to berth at Kirkwall this morning due to a technical issue.
According to the Orkney newspaper, The Orcadian those who were there to see the arrival of the 112,894grt ship into Kirkwall were bemused when they saw the ship turn around and leave again.
The Orcadian also reported that they had asked for a statement on the matter for what the issue was, a spokesman from OIC Marine Services said:
“The ship cancelled due to a defect which prevented her from berthing in the prevailing weather”
Caribbean Princess is currently on a 12 night round the British Isles cruise which had departed Southampton last Monday, 1st May. Tomorrow Caribbean Princess is scheduled to visit Invergordon. She is due to arrive back into Southampton this coming Saturday, 13th May.
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Source: The Orcadian