Suffolk-based Fred. Olsen companies confirm extension to Fred. Olsen House in Whitehouse estate in Ipswich, Suffolk

Press Releases   •   Mar 18, 2019 09:42 GMT

Plans to extend Fred. Olsen House in Ipswich, Suffolk, to create one central headquarters for staff at Fred. Olsen Ltd, Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines and Fred. Olsen Travel have been granted planning permission, with work set to be underway by April.

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines launches inaugural ‘Authentic Japan’ cruise in early 2021

Press Releases   •   Mar 15, 2019 09:51 GMT

One of the highlights of Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ new 2020/21 ocean programme is its inaugural 14-night D2101 ‘Authentic Japan’ fly-cruise, from Tokyo in January 2021, aboard Boudicca.

Two Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines' stalwarts receive coveted 'John Honeywell Award' at prestigious Wave Awards 2019

Press Releases   •   Mar 11, 2019 11:48 GMT

Two retiring Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines' stalwarts, Managing Director Mike Rodwell and Head of Sales Mike Evans, received the coveted 'John Honeywell Award', in recognition of their dedication to the industry at the Wave Awards 2019.

Fred. Olsen’s flagship 'Balmoral' named ‘Best Mid-Sized Cruise Ship’ and ‘Best for Dining’ in Cruise Critic’s ‘2019 UK Cruisers’ Choice Awards’

Press Releases   •   Mar 06, 2019 12:29 GMT

​Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ flagship 'Balmoral' has stolen two top titles in Cruise Critic’s coveted ‘2019 UK Cruisers’ Choice Awards’ – being crowned both ‘Best Cruise Ship’ and ‘Best Cruise Ship for Dining’ in the ‘Mid-Sized Ship’ category.

Explore the world with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines in 2020/21, by ocean and by river, reaching 277 destinations in 90 countries, across six continents!

Press Releases   •   Mar 05, 2019 09:43 GMT

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is excited to announce that, in 2020/21, its fleet of five smaller, more intimately-sized ocean and river ships – 'Balmoral', 'Braemar', 'Boudicca' and 'Black Watch', plus river cruise addition, 'Brabant' – will be visiting no fewer than 277 destinations in 90 countries, across six continents, covering 104 areas of scenic cruising, on 170 different itineraries.

Less than one week left to enjoy super savings in Fred. Olsen’s great-value ‘Cruise Sale’, with convenient flights from Scotland

Press Releases   •   Feb 25, 2019 12:18 GMT

There is now less than one week left to enjoy great savings on a number of exotic getaways with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines in 2019/20, including ‘FREE Drinks & Tips’, ‘FREE Cashback’ or ‘Three cruises for the price of two’ on selected sailings, as well as a range of ‘No Single Supplement’ offers, on all new bookings made by 28th February 2019 inclusive.

Fred. Olsen launches epic 108-night ‘World Cruise' in 2021 with 'FREE On Board Spend & Tips', plus inaugural boarding option in Liverpool

Press Releases   •   Feb 19, 2019 10:34 GMT

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is launching its new 108-night ‘Around the World’ voyage, setting sail on Black Watch on 8th January 2021, with 'FREE On Board Spend & Tips' of up to £600 per person, for bookings made by 31st May 2019 inclusive.

Fred. Olsen’s Boudicca commences 2019/20 cruise season from Dover

Press Releases   •   Feb 14, 2019 13:12 GMT

​Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines commenced its 2019/20 cruise season from Dover on 13th February 2019, with a romantic four-night ‘Valentine’s in Antwerp with Amsterdam’ getaway, aboard 880-guest Boudicca.

Fred. Olsen River Cruises receives Feefo ‘Trusted Service Award 2019’ following inaugural 'Brabant' season

Press Releases   •   Feb 12, 2019 17:14 GMT

​Fred. Olsen River Cruises has received the ‘Trusted Service Award 2019’ from independent review site Feefo, following river cruise ship Brabant’s inaugural season in 2018, serving some of Europe’s finest waterways. In its first year of operation, 156-guest 'Brabant' received over 300 reviews, giving it an overall rating of four stars for ‘Customer Experience’.

Fred. Olsen brings stunning European waterways ‘closer’ with Scottish flights on 2019 Brabant sailings

Press Releases   •   Feb 06, 2019 16:43 GMT

Fred. Olsen River Cruises is bringing the stunning waterways of Europe ‘closer’ to its guests in Scotland and the north of the UK with flights from Edinburgh on 10 of its Brabant river cruises in 2019.

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About Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has defined and redefined the cruise experience, and judging by the number of passengers that come back time and again, we seem to have styled it to perfection

The company originated in Hvitsten, a small town on Oslofjord in Norway, in 1848 when three Olsen brothers – Fredrik Christian, Petter and Andreas – bought their first ships and began an international shipping company.

Now into the fifth generation of the family, they operate companies skilled in various aspects of the cruise and passenger shipping trade as well as aviation, ships’ crewing, shipbuilding and offshore industries.
Aside from the transportation industries, the Fred. Olsen group also has interests in the luxury hotel sector, estate management, property development, and electronics companies.

Offices for the company are spread throughout the world, although the company headquarters remain firmly in the family’s hands in Oslo and Tenerife. Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is based in Ipswich in Suffolk.

Company Reg. No: 2672435
Registered Name & Office: Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Ltd, 2nd Floor, 64-65 Vincent Square, London, SW1P 2NU.
Place of registration: England and Wales
VAT Number: 927 5336 08


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