Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ 804-guest Black Watch will be taking part in a very special Cruise Ship Horn Concert in Funchal, Madeira, to see in the New Year. Black Watch will be visiting the ‘Garden Island’ of Madeira, as part of her 16-night ‘Canaries Christmas & Funchal Fireworks’ cruise, which left Liverpool on December 20th 2015, and will also be taking in the city’s spectacular fireworks display on New Year’s Eve, which is one of the best in the world.
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ ship Braemar has come to the aid of a sailing yacht marooned in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, with the dramatic rescue of the 14-metre Nicollet and her four Polish passengers and crew. The vessel had been adrift for nearly three days. Fred. Olsen’s 929-guest Braemar was cruising from Santa Cruz, Tenerife to Bridgetown, Barbados, at a speed of 16.2 Knots, when the officer of the watch spotted the drifting sailing yacht Nicollet on the radar, positioned in the Atlantic Ocean, ten nautical miles from the cruise ship.
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines will be waving a fond farewell to industry stalwart, Lol Nichols, the company’s general sales manager, in January 2016, after an impressive 43-year career within the travel and cruise trade, 21 years of which have been spent with Fred. Olsen. Nichols will be leaving Fred. Olsen to pursue a sunshine retirement in his home in Mallorca, and to indulge his love of travel and enjoy leisure time with family and friends.
A Fred Olsen cruise ship carrying more than 1,000 passengers on an 18-night excursion, lost power off the coast of Casablanca, Morocco after an engine room fire.
After over six months of its ground-breaking ‘Enjoyment Promise’ being in place, Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is delighted to announce that not a single guest has taken it up on its offer to fly them home and refund their cruise fare because they were not enjoying their cruise holiday!
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ 880-guest ship Boudicca has commenced its second cruise season from Liverpool’s iconic Pier Head Cruise Terminal, with an eight-night sailing to the Norwegian fjords
For 2016 Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ guests will have the chance to experience the excitement and vibrancy of South America on board Balmoral’s 46-night ‘South America Explorer’ cruise, L1602, which departs from Southampton on 19th January 2016.
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is offering guests some very attractive cruise deals from Newcastle in 2014, as 804-guest Black Watch commences her cruise season from the Port of Tyne on 28th June 2014. Fred. Olsen is embarking on a series of seven cruises from this convenient North East departure port from June to October 2014, on a variety of worldwide itineraries – from a seven-night ‘Norwegian Fjords’ cruise to a 15-night ‘Canary Islands’ sailing.
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has launched its new ‘Grand Voyages 2016’ brochure, offering two exhilarating longer cruises in 2016.
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is offering ‘green-fingered’ guests the chance to experience some of the most vibrant, colourful and unique gardens and flower festivals on two exciting cruises in 2015.
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has announced that it has signed a significant new partnership agreement with Saga Holidays, to promote and sell its cruises.
For the first time ever, Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is offering Scottish guests the chance to take a convenient, no-fly cruise to the Caribbean from ‘right on their doorstep’. The 32-night ‘Caribbean from Scotland’ cruise, W1521, on board 804-guest Black Watch, will depart from Greenock (Glasgow) on 10th November 2015, and will take in 12 sun-drenched islands, including Barbados, the West Indies, St. Maarten and Antigua, to name but a few.