Passengers onboard MSC Virtuosa have been advised they won’t be allowed to disembark in Scotland below Covid-19 rules.
Operator MSC Cruises stated Scottish authorities guidelines block it from getting into the port of Greenock.
The federal government has stated home cruises can solely restart when restrictions in all of Scotland attain stage one.
It insisted the choice was primarily based on the dangers “between each cruises and the broader journey context”.
The MSC Virtuosa left Liverpool earlier this week for a seven-night cruise, with deliberate stops in Greenock in Inverclyde, in addition to Belfast, Southampton and the Isle of Portland.
MSC Virtuosa was then resulting from cease in Greenock once more on the return journey.
The vessel can carry greater than 6,00zero passengers however has just below 900 at present on board to permit for social-distancing measures.
The ship had been anticipated to reach at roughly 09:30 this morning and depart the port once more at 20:00.
The ship had additionally been anticipated on June 16th and 23rd, with these embarkations additionally not prone to be cancelled.
Joanne Dooey, president of the Scottish Passenger Brokers’ Affiliation (SPAA), stated: “We at the moment are dealing with the state of affairs the place Scottish passengers who joined the cruise in Liverpool are barred from…