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Deer to take helm at Fred. Olsen in September

Deer to take helm at Fred. Olsen in September

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has appointed Peter Deer as its new managing director. Deer, who will take up the role at the start of September, will take over from Mike Rodwell, who will be retiring from Fred. Olsen after over 30 years with the company.

Anderson takes up new compliance role with Carnival Corporation

Anderson takes up new compliance role with Carnival Corporation

Carnival Corporation has confirmed the appointment of Peter Anderson to the newly created position of chief ethics and compliance officer. Based at the company’s headquarters in Miami, Anderson will be a member of the executive leadership team and report directly to Carnival Corporation chief executive Arnold Donald.

Dubai concludes record cruise season

Dubai concludes record cruise season

Dubai has concluded its latest cruise season with a record increase of over 51 per cent in cruise tourist footfall and a 38 per cent increase in cruise ship calls season-on-season.

Saga sells Sapphire cruise ship to Anex Tour

Saga sells Sapphire cruise ship to Anex Tour

Saga has finalised a deal to sell the Sapphire cruise ship to Anex Tour of Turkey. With a farewell season already on sale, the ship will be delivered to Anex in mid-2020 and will home port in Antalya.

P&O Cruises pulls out of Dubai and the Arabian Gulf

P&O Cruises pulls out of Dubai and the Arabian Gulf

Following close monitoring of the situation within the Straits of Hormuz and taking advice from external authorities P&O Cruises has cancelled its planned Dubai and Arabian Gulf programme from October until at least March next year.

Scenic Eclipse finally delivered ahead of inaugural journey

Scenic Eclipse finally delivered ahead of inaugural journey

Scenic Cruises confirmed the ship earlier departed the shipyard on its journey to Valletta, Malta for registration. From there she will make a number of short stops before arriving in Reykjavik, Iceland, where she will commence operations of her first scheduled cruise.

Sea Princess stages Caribbean recuse

Sea Princess stages Caribbean recuse

Princess Cruises’ Sea Princess has rescued three sailors who were forced to take to a life raft after their boat sank in the south Caribbean. A tanker had been standing by but had been unable to lower a rescue boat in the prevailing conditions.

Goh appointed president of Dream Cruises

Goh appointed president of Dream Cruises

Genting Hong Kong has announced the appointment of Michael Goh to the role of president with Dream Cruises. He will also assume the position of head of international sales for Genting Cruise Lines.