Passenger comfort and safety is of paramount importance to both Cruise and Maritime Voyages and All Leisure Holidays, and sincere apologies have been made to all the 657 passengers who boarded the 'Discovery' and lost out on this unique cruise.
A significant compensation package and full refund has been provided.
Owners and their technical manager's efforts are now focused on ensuring the 'Discovery' is in top shape for its next scheduled cruise on March 15."
More top news
Six people have been arrested after an "enormous" cannabis factory was found in a nuclear bunker. The value is thought to be more than £1m.
Storm Doris reached the South West this morning. There have been reports of fallen trees and strong winds across the region.
The company advised customers to "unplug" their tumble dryers and "do not use it" if they are subject to the recall.