Celestyal Cruises has confirmed it would now not deploy newly acquired vessel Celestyal Experience.
The line bought the ship, previously often called Costa neoRomantica final 12 months, nevertheless it has now been bought to a 3rd occasion.
Terms of the sale weren’t disclosed.
Celestyal stated the choice follows an examination of forward-looking capability necessities following the Covid-19 pandemic.
The choice to promote Experience will present the corporate with enhanced liquidity, the road stated, which together with zero third occasion debt kinds the continued strong monetary basis to make sure a profitable restart in March subsequent 12 months.
Celestyal will proceed working the Celestyal Crystal and the Celestyal Olympia.
A press release added: “Both vessels have seen important investments in recent times, which haven’t solely improved the visitor expertise however have aligned the vessels with Celestyal’s model imaginative and prescient.
“The move to defer the company’s capacity growth allows the business to focus on regaining its momentum in the aftermath of the Covid-19 pandemic, while continuing to explore opportunities for its fleet rejuvenation ambitions when the time is right.”
Guests at present holding bookings on the Experience can be contacted by Celestyal and re-accommodated on sailings on the Celestyal Crystal.