||Company files for
bankruptcy after 5 additional ships are seized.
||Intinerary for 3 ships cancelled -- The Olympia
Countess (chartered by Starlight Cruises), Olympia Voyager, and Olympia
Explorer have been seized and are proceeding to sale.
||The ship is impounded in Durban due to the financial dispute
between the ship owners and parties in Greece. Starlight Cruises,
which was operating the ship under charter has cancelled all cruise
||The January 2, 2004 cruise to the Amazon and Southern
Caribbean is cancelled because of ongoing negotiations under Chapter 11.
|Olympia Explorer's cruise from LA on December 22 was
cacncelled after the cruise line filed for Chapter 11 protection in US
courts. The December 18 sailing of the Olympia Voyager anchored
off St. Thomas rather than cruise to the Amazon.
||Vessel reported 35 passengers and 5 crew reported ill with
gastrointestinal illness. The cruise began in Port Everglades
Florida and concluded in Houston Texas. Extensive cleaning and
disinfection was initiated during the first week of the cruise as the
initial cases were identified. No new cases were identified the second
||2002 and earlier
||Ship pulled for service for three weeks after it experienced
minor damage in the portside hull below the waterline. The damage
was incurred when it reportedly attempted to avoid a 'foreign flag'
vessel. Passengers were transferred to the Aegean I for the
remainder of their cruise.
|| Olympia Explorer
|| After considerable delays caused
by a year-long dispute between the cruise line and shipbuilder, Royal
Olympic Cruises announced that it will take possession of the ship in
time for the start of her summer season (i.e., May 3).
|| Late delivery
||The current cruise, and cruise
until April 5, were canceled due to "reduced performance of one of the
||Engine problems - cancelations
||The ship had problems with one
engine approximately 320 miles west of Madeira and returned to
Funchal. Passengers were transferred to Triton and the ship
returned to Greece for repairs.
||Engine Problems - evacuation