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Old May 2nd, 2002, 06:36 PM
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Default Celebrity Constellation is delayed

Saw this on the internet today:


Celebrity Cruises' Constellation Returns to French Shipyard Delaying
the Ship's Delivery

MIAMI, May 2
Celebrity Cruises' next ship delivery, Constellation, is returning to
the builders' French shipyard, following sea trials, to correct a leak
in its starboard propulsion pod. This delay in the ship's delivery
will cause the cancellation of one chartered cruise, sailing May 5,
2002.

The ship's builder, Chantiers de l'Atlantique, of St. Nazaire, France,
will make immediate repairs to correct the leak, which is allowing
seawater to enter the pod.

"We apologize to our guests for this unexpected situation," said Jack
Williams, president and chief operating officer of Celebrity Cruises.
"We need to ensure that all aspects of a new ship are operating
properly before we take delivery. We look forward to a speedy
correction of this situation and smooth sailing moving forward."

The May 5 sailing was a seven-night charter to depart from Barcelona,
Spain. If the ship's May 12 cruise needs to be cancelled in order to
complete the repairs, a full refund and additional compensation will
be provided to impacted guests. The exact timing and full extent of
the repairs will be known by Monday, May 6.

Celebrity has established a special help desk to assist guests and
travel agents with questions. That toll free number is 1-888-305-4549.

The negative financial impact of the missed sailing will be largely
offset by delayed delivery compensation from the shipyard. As a
result, the delayed delivery is not expected to have a material impact
on the earnings of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE: RCL; Oslo).

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. is a global cruise vacation company that
operates Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity Cruises, and Royal
Celebrity Tours. Royal Caribbean International and Celebrity Cruises
have a combined total of 22 ships in service and six under
construction or on firm order. Royal Celebrity Tours operates
land-tour vacations in Alaska and Canada utilizing the world's largest
glass-domed railcars. Additional information can be found by
contacting your travel agent.

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Old May 2nd, 2002, 07:48 PM
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Default Re: Celebrity Constellation is delayed

That is too bad.

I have not heard a "class of ships" have as many propulsion problems as the "Millennium sisters." Hopefully they will get these figured out.
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