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Fred Olsen Balmoral becomes an internet sensation

Fred Olsen Balmoral becomes an internet sensation

9 February 2014 Press Release Cruise News

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ 1,350-guest flagship, Balmoral, has become an internet sensation, after video footage of her dramatic ‘stretch’ by 30 metres at the Blohm + Voss shipyard in Hamburg, Germany in 2008 was posted on popular websites for the BBC and ‘Daily Mail’, amongst others. The clip has now been seen and enjoyed by over 350,000 viewers online.

Cruise lines to mark wartime anniversaries

Cruise lines to mark wartime anniversaries

5 February 2014 Press Release Cruise News

This year marks 100 years since the start of World War I and 70 years since the D-Day landings and in commemoration, cruise lines have created a wide selection of special itineraries and excursions.

Cruise the Panama Canal 100 years on with Fred Olsen

Cruise the Panama Canal 100 years on with Fred Olsen

26 January 2014 Press Release Cruise News

The Panama Canal celebrates its 100th anniversary in 2014, and what better way to witness one of the world’s most spectacular engineering feats than from the deck of Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ flagship, Balmoral? Fred. Olsen is offering guests the chance to commemorate the Canal’s centenary year in style.

Fred. Olsen unveils Black Watch’s new ‘Morning Light Pub’

Fred. Olsen unveils Black Watch’s new ‘Morning Light Pub’

16 January 2014 Press Release Cruise News

As part of the recent redecoration and refurbishment of its 804-guest cruise ship Black Watch, Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has introduced a new ‘Morning Light Pub’ on Lounge Deck Six. The work to redevelop the former ‘Pipers Bar’ took place during Black Watch’s 25-night ‘Christmas in the Caribbean’ cruise in December 2013.

Fred Olsen to offer meteor shower cruise

Fred Olsen to offer meteor shower cruise

5 October 2013 Press Release Cruise News

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines will be offering guests the chance to take in one of nature’s most spectacular light shows, the ‘Perseid Meteor Showers’, with Braemar’s 13-night M1422 ‘Canaries Meteor Showers’ cruise, sailing from Dover on 4th August 2014.

Fred Olsen ship hit with stomach bug

Fred Olsen ship hit with stomach bug

2 October 2013 Cruise News

Fred Olsen has confirmed there has been an outbreak of a gastro-intestinal illness on board a Boudicca cruise ship. Up to 84 passengers out 760 on board are thought to have been infected.

Fred Olsen unveils its ‘Worldwide Cruises 2014/15’ brochure

Fred Olsen unveils its ‘Worldwide Cruises 2014/15’ brochure

23 September 2013 Press Release Cruise News

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has launched its new ‘Worldwide Cruises 2014/15’ brochure, featuring its most ambitious cruise programme ever. In 2014/15, Fred. Olsen is offering guests the chance to visit a total of 246 destinations – even more than in the previous cruise season in 85 countries around the globe.

Fred Olsen commences new partnership with Eavesway Travel

Fred Olsen commences new partnership with Eavesway Travel

10 September 2013 Press Release Cruise News Organisations & Operators

With effect from April 2014, Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines will be working with Wigan-based Eavesway Travel Ltd., which has been established for over 70 years, as its preferred supplier of coach services for cruise guests. Route details and fares will be featured in Fred. Olsen’s ‘Worldwide Cruises 2014/15’ brochure, due to be launched in mid-September 2013.

Fred Olsen introduces a fourth winter Caribbean fly-cruise for early 2015

Fred Olsen introduces a fourth winter Caribbean fly-cruise for early 2015

4 September 2013 Press Release Cruise News

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has listened to its guests and is introducing a fourth Caribbean fly-cruise in 2015 to satisfy demand, to go on sale from 9am on 3rd September 2013. The 16-night ‘Caribbean Transatlantic Fly-Cruise’, M1504, offers cruise guests a chance to fly to Bridgetown (Barbados) from London Gatwick or Manchester on 23rd February 2015, to join 929 guest-ship Braemar.

Belfast Harbour welcomes back Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines

Belfast Harbour welcomes back Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines

18 August 2013 Press Release Cruise News

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is ‘bringing the world closer’ to the people of Belfast, with three exciting cruise itineraries in Autumn 2013. Sailing on board 880-guest Boudicca, guests will have the opportunity, for the first time since 2007, to embark on a Fred. Olsen cruise from Belfast, without having to endure an expensive flight or long ferry crossing to reach its ships.