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Cruise ship leaves Vancouver after one-day delay caused by tugboat strike
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Cruise ship leaves Vancouver after one-day delay caused by tugboat strike

Passengers on an Alaska-bound cruise ship finally got underway Monday, nearly a full day behind schedule, after issues caused by a labour dispute involving a tugboat company. The Celebrity Eclipse missed its 4 p.m. Sunday departure time from the Port of Vancouver because it was attached to a barge whose crew refused to remove it. Read more: First cruise ship arrives in Vancouver, bringing hope to tourism industry Just after 12:30, Celebrity Cruises announced it was getting underway and thanked passengers for their patience.#CelebrityEclipse guests – We're excited to announce that your #JourneyWonderFULL will be underway shortly. We appreciate your patience and wish you the best sailing though Alaska!— Celebrity Cruises (@CelebrityCruise) August 29, 2022 ...