2 3 Hurtigruten Expeditions’ Maud set sail on her inaugural sailing from the Port of Dover at the end of September, beginning the expedition cruise line’s first year-round deployment from the UK. The cruise ship will visit destinations around the British Isles, Southern Scandinavia and Norway. “Ever since we were announced as UK homeport for Hurtigruten’s Expedition cruises back in June 2020, we have been eagerly awaiting and preparing for Maud’s arrival,” said Sonia Limbrick, head of cruise at the Port of Dover. “It’s a proud moment for us all today as we embark on our new adventure together. We look forward to a great future supporting the Hurtigruten team and seeing year-round expedition cruising in Dover for the first time.” Hurtigruten Expeditions’ Maud embarks on UK deployment Norwegian Cruise Line resumes US East Coast sailings Norwegian Cruise Line has returned to sailing from the US East Coast, with Norwegian Breakaway completing a series of week-long voyages to Bermuda from New York. The ship is the sixth in the cruise line’s 17-ship fleet to resume operations since July 2021. “Our return to New York City is a significant milestone in our ‘Great Cruise Comeback from the US’,” said Harry Sommer, president and CEO of Norwegian Cruise Line. “We have a 30-year history of cruising from New York and were the first to sail from the destination year-round. Our return feels like a homecoming.” As part of Carnival Cruise Line’s return to guest operations, Carnival Magic arrived in Princess Cays, The Bahamas, for the first time since the pause in operations caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. Carnival Magic’s six-day Eastern Caribbean cruise departed from Port Canaveral on 11 October and made additional stops in Nassau and Amber Cove. “We are delighted to return to the private Bahamian destination of Princess Cays and offer guests an opportunity to experience all of the beauty and charm of the island while providing a much-needed boost to the local economy,” said Christine Duffy, president of Carnival Cruise Line. Carnival Magic makes cruise line’s return to Princess Cays Italy welcomes Seven Seas Explorer back to its shores Regent Seven Seas Cruises’ Seven Seas Explorer successfully returned to service with an eight-day cruise from Trieste, Italy on 15 October and called at Bari, Ravenna, Taormina and Sorrento/Capri in Italy, as well as Dubrovnik and Zadar in Croatia, and Corfu, Greece. The voyage concluded in Rome, Italy on 23 October. The vessel will now cross the Atlantic to Miami, Florida for a season in the Caribbean from mid-November until March 2022.