Princess was forced to cancel two Sea Princess sailing last month as a result of “technical issues”, so her sailing is good news for passenger booked on her next voyage.
The line said in a statement to Cruise Passenger that the ship has commenced post-repair sea trials and the line is certain she will be ready for her 14-day New Zealand cruise departing from Brisbane on 13 October.
It is believed repair work has been underway on the crankshaft on one of the ship’s four engines – the crankshaft is responsible for the engine’s rotation motion.
In Fremantle earlier this month a separate issue was said to be found on the propeller shaft bearing and the current drydock allows the line to repair both issues.
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