The Captain of Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines ship Braemar has announced on board that he is setting sail to Cuba, where all guests will be repatriated back to the UK by air.
Captain Jozo Glavic picked up the anchor at 9am local time (1pm UK time) to begin the passage to Cuba.
We are working with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office to confirm details about onward travel arrangements.
We would ask you to bear with us while we make these arrangements, and will confirm further details as soon as we have them.
We are working closely with Public Health England to clarify any necessary requirements for guests once they return to the UK.
There are currently 22 guests and 21 crew who are in isolation, after displaying influenza-like symptoms.
A dedicated Braemar Relative Support Team has been set up at Fred. Olsen’s UK Head Office to give a direct point of contact for those who have relatives on board. Relatives can reach this team by calling +44 (0) 1473 292350 between the hours of 8am and 8pm.
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