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Fred. Olsen World Cruise 2018: Bermuda, Cuba And Cozumel

We’re now onto day 19 of this wonderful 108-night cruise and I am loving every moment – even the non-sunbathing days that force me to sample the bar menu and try my hardest to get more than 2 points in

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Fred. Olsen World Cruise 2018: The Beginning

Hello from Black Watch! I’ve been onboard for a few days now, so I thought it was about time I checked in with you all and gave you some updates on the cruise, this lovely ship and our first port

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Planning For A World Cruise

There are just 3-days to go until I join Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines ‘Black Watch’ on her 108-night World Cruise and honestly, it still doesn’t feel real – even though I am almost packed. I don’t think it’s going to

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Three Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Ships To Undergo Multi-Million Pound Refits

Three of Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ ships will undergo multi-million pound refits this winter – in preparation for the start of the 2018/19 cruise season. Two of Fred. Olsen ships – Braemar and Balmoral – will be refurbished before Christmas

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Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Black Watch To Undergo Multi-Million Pound Refurbishment

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ 804-guest Black Watch will be entering dry dock at the Blohm + Voss shipyard in Hamburg, Germany in November 2016, in preparation for the forthcoming 2017/18 cruise season. The ship will undergo various engineering works, general

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Norwegian Fjords With Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ Balmoral sailed into Newcastle with the promise of a 5-night scenic cruising voyage to Norway, taking in 2 ports of call: Bergen and Eidfjord. I visited Norway a few years ago on a cruise; that particular

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Fred. Olsen To Sail From More Regional Ports Than Any Other Cruise Line In 2017/18

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is reinforcing its reputation for offering the greatest choice of ex-UK departures to cruise guests in 2017/18, with its fleet of four smaller, more intimate ships – Balmoral, Braemar, Boudicca and Black Watch – sailing from

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Braemar In Mid-Atlantic Yacht Rescue

On 27th December 2015, Fred.  Olsen Cruise Lines’ ‎ship Braemar came 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

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Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ Boudicca To Undergo Refurbishment

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ 880-guest Boudicca will be entering dry dock at the Lloyd Werft shipyard in Bremerhaven, Germany in November 2015, in preparation for the forthcoming 2016/17 cruise season. Boudicca will arrive in Bremerhaven on 18th November 2015 from

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Boudicca British Isles and Ireland Cruise Part 2

Part 1 of my blog ended with us leaving the port of Cobh and heading for Dublin – so let me pick up from where I left off. We docked in Dublin early in the morning and I had no

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