Cruise Ship CLARIFICATION ANNOUNCEMENT

Date: 
September 14, 2018
Location: 
Cambridge Bay
Description: 

***DUE TO MISCOMMUNICATION, BELOW YOU WILL FIND THE ORIGINAL CRUISE SHIPS ANNOUNCEMENT AND THE CANCELLATION NOTICES THAT FOLLOWED WITH THE DATES IN WHICH WE WERE NOTIFIED BY EACH SHIP OF THEIR CANCELLATION INTO CAMBRIDGE BAY:

 

ORIGINAL ANNOUNCEMENT:
CALL OUT TO ARTISTS!
CRUISE SHIPS 2018
Come to the Hall to display your work for the Cruise Ship passengers during the below dates!
- Akademik Sergey Vavilov – August 24 – approx. 90 passengers
- Akademik Ioffe – September 1 – approx. 75 passengers
- MV Hanseatic – September 3 – approx. 160 passengers
- MS Fram – September 10 – approx. 225 passengers

 

1. AUGUST 22 Cancellation Notice:

UPDATE TO CRUISE SHIPS:
- Unfortunately the Akademik Sergey Vavilov has had to turn back due to ice conditions and will NOT be arriving on Friday August 24, or at all the rest of the summer.

Still on track so far:

- Akademik Ioffe – September 1 – approx. 75 passengers
- MV Hanseatic – September 3 – approx. 160 passengers
- MS Fram – September 10 – approx. 225 passengers

 

2. AUGUST 27 Cancellation Notice:

UPDATE TO CRUISE SHIPS:
- On August 24th, the Akademik Ioffe was grounded in the Gulf of Boothia. All passengers are safe with no injuries, and have been disembarked. The ship was re-floated, but will not be continuing their voyage. That said, they will not be coming to Cambridge Bay on Sept 01, or at all the rest of the summer.

Still on track so far:

- MV Hanseatic – September 3 – approx. 160 passengers
- MS Fram – September 10 – approx. 225 passengers

 

3. SEPTEMBER 1 Cancellation Notice:

UPDATE TO CRUISE SHIPS:
- Unfortunately the MV Hanseatic has had to turn back due to ice conditions and will NOT be arriving on Monday September 3, or at all the rest of the summer.

One more ship will be trying to make it next weekend:

- MS Fram – September 10 – approx. 225 passengers

 

4. SEPTEMBER 4 Cancellation Notice:

UPDATE TO CRUISE SHIPS:
- Unfortunately, the MS Fram has had to cancel their call to Cambridge Bay due to ice conditions and will NOT be arriving on Monday September 10, or at all the rest of the summer.

No cruise ships are left scheduled to try and make it. Ice conditions this year were worse than previous years and unfortunately there is nothing that could have been done.

Thank you to everyone that was willing to work and come out to help. We will try again strong and refreshed next cruise ship season!

 

***PLEASE KEEP IN MIND THE FORMAT OF THE WEBSITE, THE UPDATES WERE EDITED WITHIN AN EXISTING ANNOUNCEMENT THAT WAS ORIGINALLY POSTED AUGUST 24, 2018. THIS DOES NOT MEAN THAT AUGUST 24 WAS THE DATE THAT WE WERE NOTIFIED OF EACH CANCELLATION, IT IS SIMPLY THE DATE THAT THE ORIGINAL ANNOUNCEMENT WAS WRITTEN.