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P&O Cruises celebrates latest Iona construction milestone

P&O Cruises celebrates latest Iona construction milestone

17 June 2019 Cruise News

A key stage in the construction of Britain’s newest and most contemporary cruise ship has been marked at the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg. The team building P&O Cruises 180,000-ton ship, Iona, which will be powered by liquefied natural gas, celebrated the milestone with the traditional coin-laying ceremony.

Executive shake up at Carnival UK

Executive shake up at Carnival UK

28 November 2018 Cruise News

P&O Cruises has confirmed vice president of marketing, Christopher Edgington, will be leaving the Carnival-owned company. At the same time, Cunard vice president of UK sales and international development, David Rousham, will also depart.

Southampton begins expansion at Ocean Cruise Terminal

Southampton begins expansion at Ocean Cruise Terminal

9 November 2018 Cruise News

Construction work has begun to upgrade Ocean Cruise Terminal at the Port of Southampton, to support continued growth in the cruise sector. Representatives from ABP, Carnival UK and contractors, Graham, came together to mark the start of main construction work for this major investment at Ocean Terminal.

P&O Cruises to offer same sex weddings in Caribbean

P&O Cruises to offer same sex weddings in Caribbean

1 August 2017 Cruise News

P&O Cruises has become the first British cruise line to be able to conduct same sex weddings at sea, with the first ceremony to be held in the Caribbean in January 2018. This follows a recent Supreme Court ruling enabling same sex marriages in Bermuda, where all the ships in fleet (except Britannia) are registered.