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Olympic Torch to be carried aboard Red Funnel Ferry

Red Funnel 'Falcon'

Could it be a case of third time lucky this summer for ship fans in Southampton? Already this season, the Cunard 3 Queens Diamond Jubilee event (5th June) and the P&O Grand Event (3rd July) – both held in Southampton – were complete washouts due to the […]

Costa Concordia captain released from house arrest

Costa Concordia

It has been six months since that fateful day of January 13th when 32 people lost their lives as their cruise ship, Costa Concordia, hit rocks and sank just off the coast of the Tuscan island of Giglio. The captain, Francesco Schettino, has been charged with multiple […]

Final ‘bon voyage’ for P&O’s Pacific Sun

Pacific Sun

Grab a hanky and prepare to shed a tear or two as we say goodbye to the cruise ship, Pacific Sun, as it sets off on its final adventure around the Pacific Islands. The Pacific Sun, which is part of Carnival Australia’s (who operates P&O Cruises)  seven-ship […]

Is P&O building a SECOND new ship?

Funny what you can read into in press releases isn’t it? Today, Wärtsilä Hamworthy announced it has won a contract from Fincantieri, the shipyard that is building P&O’s next new cruise ship, the currently unnamed 141,000 ton, 3,611 passenger vessel due in March 2015. In a press […]