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: Westford Academy To Change 'Grey Ghost' Mascot After Complaints
“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: More Than 1,200 Mass. Kids Test Positive For COVID-19 This Week
“Regrettably the port of call to Bar Harbor was cancelled,” reads the statement.MORE NEWS: 7-Year-Old Girl Grazed By Bullet On Talbot Ave. In Dorchester
The company says all hotel services onboard were operational for guest services and the ship is completely safe.