Cruise ship sets sail

Hundreds of cruise ship passengers are on their way to Scandinavia for a Northern Lights Cruise many feared wouldn't happen.

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Written statement from company

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."

– Patrick Adamson, company spokesman

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