The fully repaired MS Saint Laurent left Verreault Shipyard in Le Méchins, Quebec on July 12 upon completion of necessary repairs following damage incurred in the Eisenhower Lock on the St. Lawrence Seaway.
The 105-cabin coastal expedition vessel operated by Haimark Line will resume its scheduled North American itineraries and then reposition to the Caribbean, Central and South America on October 30.
“We’re pleased to announce that the July 14-23 MS Saint Laurent sailing from Chicago to Montreal along the Historic St. Lawrence River and America’s Five Great Lakes will take place as scheduled with some minor modifications. We have personally been in touch with all affected guests to apologize for any inconvenience and reschedule them as desired,” said Tom Markwell, Haimark Managing Partner, Sales & Marketing.
In addition to her Chicago to Montreal sailings, the ship’s 9- and 12-night summer itineraries also include The French Canadian Maritimes & Coastal North Atlantic from Montreal to Portland, Maine; Great Lakes Grand Discovery from Chicago to Toronto, andHistoric Coastal New England from Portland, Maine to Nassau, The Bahamas.
Beginning November 11, the ship will add a fleet of Zodiacs and an expert marine expedition team for explorations of The Natural Splendors of the Esoteric Caribbean, Nassau to Trinidad;The Mysterious and Unknown Orinoco River, Trinidad to Cartagena, Columbia; The Archipelagos of the Americas, San Jose, Costa Rica to Lima, Peru; and The Heart of Central America via the Panama Canal, Cartagena, Columbia to San Jose, Costa Rica.