The ship is expected to hit waters in May 2021, sailing 7-night Mediterranean itineraries out of Barcelona.
Norwegian Cruise Line's 17th ship in the fleet and the line’s fourth and final Breakaway-Plus vessel, made its New York debut this week.
The newly canceled voyage, a 10-night Punta Arenas itinerary, was scheduled to leave on Nov. 21, and was pulled with late notice for travelers and advisors.
Guests will have to wait a little while longer to experience MSC’s new port of call.
Vieira, a 15-time Emmy winner, will christen the ship in a ceremony in Ybbs, Austria on April 6, 2020.
The ship, which was built specifically for the Douro River, will feature a sun deck lounge, a pop-up restaurant, and more to celebrate the region’s nature and culture.
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