BOSTON (CBS) — A cruise ship that had been stranded in Boston Harbor since the Fourth of July departed for Halifax on Sunday.
Ms Maasdam’s Boston-to-Montreal Canada/New England cruise experienced technical problems with the engineering plant shortly after departure on Saturday, according to a Holland America Line statement released on Sunday.READ MORE: FDA, CDC Call For Pause On Johnson & Johnson Vaccines To Investigate Blood Clots
“The ship was anchored overnight to allow for identification of the issue and the required approvals for sailing from the United States Coast Guard and our classification society, Lloyd’s Register,” the company says.READ MORE: Fire Guts Meadow Brook Golf Club Clubhouse In Reading For Second Time In Nearly A Year
“Regrettably the port of call to Bar Harbor was cancelled,” reads the statement.MORE NEWS: Man Killed In Apparent Hit-And-Run On Route 93 In Braintree
The company says all hotel services onboard were operational for guest services and the ship is completely safe.