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Posted on: June 14, 2023

[ARCHIVED] City of Valdez News Release: Norwegian Cruse Line Cancels the Remainder of the Valdez

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Norwegian Cruise Line Cancels the Remainder of the Valdez Port Calls for the 2023 Season


For immediate release: 06/14/2023, 3:00 p.m.


Valdez, AK - The City of Valdez profoundly regrets to announce the cancellation of all Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) port calls to Valdez, Alaska, for the remainder of the 2023 season.


The City understands and shares the disappointment that may arise from this cancellation. We sincerely apologize to the passengers and all those who eagerly anticipated the arrival of the NCL ship in our picturesque port. The City of Valdez remains committed to supporting the tourism industry and fostering the growth of our local economy.


We will work closely with Norwegian Cruise Line to explore alternative opportunities and future collaborations. The Port of Valdez remains an enchanting destination, and we are actively engaged in efforts to develop exciting new itineraries that will continue to showcase the natural beauty and unique experiences our city has to offer.


About the Port of Valdez

The Port of Valdez is a critical maritime gateway in Valdez, Alaska. It is known for its scenic beauty and strategic importance to Alaska's economy. As a vital hub for commerce, tourism, seafood, and marine transportation, the port supports local businesses and fosters regional economic growth. The Port of Valdez ensures the highest safety, sustainability, and community engagement standards.


For media inquiries, please contact:


Jeremy Talbott,
 Ports & Harbor Director
 City of Valdez, Alaska




Contact: Jeremy Talbott, ports & harbor director, 907.202.0016 or

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