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Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines launches new passenger app

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines launches new passenger app

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has introduced an interactive new app to assist its guests in making the most of their cruise experience. The app is of use both while on board Fred. Olsen’s four ocean ships – Balmoral, Braemar, Boudicca and Black Watch – and during time ashore.

Mirren revealed as godmother to Scenic Eclipse

Mirren revealed as godmother to Scenic Eclipse

Scenic has revealed the appointment of dame Helen Mirren as the godmother for Scenic Eclipse. The maiden voyage of this ultra-luxury vessel is scheduled for August 15th, departing Reykjavik Iceland on a 13-day discovery sailing, ending in Quebec.

Crystal Endeavor to be fitted with state-of-the-art sonar

Crystal Endeavor to be fitted with state-of-the-art sonar

The FarSounder 1000 Series will provide real-time 3D images of the terrain and activity along the ship’s route up to 1,000 metres ahead of the vessel and to a depth of up to 50 metres, with a mapping range up to eight times the water’s depth.

Chobe Princesses launches refreshed houseboats

Chobe Princesses launches refreshed houseboats

The Chobe Princesses has debuted a range of stunning new updates and refurbishments. Classic like their matriarch, with a touch of fun, the Chobe Princesses offer an intimate picturesque safari experience.

Carnival Corporation joins battle against single-use plastics

Carnival Corporation joins battle against single-use plastics

Carnival Corporation will seek to significantly eliminate its purchase and consumption of non-essential single-use plastics by the end of 2021. The effort to reduce single-use plastics across its nine global cruise line brands is part of an expansion of Operation Oceans Alive.

Abercrombie & Kent adds new Baltic route to cruise offering

Abercrombie & Kent adds new Baltic route to cruise offering

Abercrombie & Kent is expanding its 2020 portfolio of expedition cruises with Cruising the Baltic Sea: Copenhagen to St. Petersburg. The new package offers a comprehensive voyage that explores the cultures and complex relationships between Denmark, Poland, Lithuania, Sweden, Estonia, Finland and Russia.

Royal Caribbean Cruises orders third Icon-class ship

Royal Caribbean Cruises orders third Icon-class ship

Royal Caribbean Cruises has today announced that it has entered into an agreement with shipbuilder Meyer Turku to order a third Icon-class ship for delivery in 2025. The ship will join its two sister ships – to be delivered in 2022 and 2024, respectively – in Royal Caribbean International's fleet.