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​Kirkwall celebrates 1,500th cruise call and 750,000th cruise guest with the arrival of Fred. Olsen’s 'Black Watch'

​Kirkwall celebrates 1,500th cruise call and 750,000th cruise guest with the arrival of Fred. Olsen’s 'Black Watch'

Press Releases   •   Aug 11, 2016 16:12 BST

Kirkwall, historic capital of the Orkney Islands, celebrated a milestone 1,500th cruise call and 750,000th cruise guest on 10th August 2016, with the arrival of Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ 'Black Watch'.

Receive 50% off Fred. Olsen’s ‘South American Discovery’ cruise

Receive 50% off Fred. Olsen’s ‘South American Discovery’ cruise

Press Releases   •   Aug 04, 2016 16:51 BST

Book any Fred. Olsen cruise currently on sale (excluding one-night cruises and 'Party Nights') and receive up to 50% off Boudicca's 77-night 'South American Discovery' cruise.

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ Boudicca returns to Liverpool

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ Boudicca returns to Liverpool

Press Releases   •   Aug 02, 2016 10:05 BST

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ 880-guest ship Boudicca is returning to Liverpool’s iconic Pier Head Cruise Terminal on 14th August 2016 with a 15-night sailing to the ‘Fjords of Greenland’.

Book now to benefit from Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ ‘Book with Confidence’ campaign

Book now to benefit from Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ ‘Book with Confidence’ campaign

Press Releases   •   Jul 28, 2016 18:03 BST

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is encouraging guests to book their 2017 cruise holiday by 5th August 2016, in order to benefit from its ‘Book with Confidence’ campaign, which aims to reassure guests that a Fred. Olsen cruise holiday offers complete peace of mind.

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ 'Black Watch' to commence cruise season from Rosyth in Summer 2016

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ 'Black Watch' to commence cruise season from Rosyth in Summer 2016

Press Releases   •   Jul 25, 2016 17:24 BST

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ 804-guest ship 'Black Watch' is due to commence her cruise season from Rosyth, Scotland on 20th August 2016, with a five-night ‘Norwegian Fjords’ sailing. In total, Fred. Olsen will be offering seven cruises from Rosyth aboard Black Watch this year – an increase of one turnaround call since 2015.

Take an ‘Exotic Fly-Cruise’ with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines in 2017/18

Take an ‘Exotic Fly-Cruise’ with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines in 2017/18

Press Releases   •   Jul 21, 2016 18:20 BST

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has released a dedicated ‘Exotic Fly-Cruises’ brochure, which includes 17 far-flung holidays on board Boudicca and Black Watch, with durations of between 14 and 38 nights. The new brochure also features seven newly-released itineraries for 2017/18, which are now available to book.

Suffolk-based Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines to make a maiden call in Southwold in Summer 2017

Suffolk-based Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines to make a maiden call in Southwold in Summer 2017

Press Releases   •   Jul 21, 2016 12:38 BST

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines ‎will be making its first-ever call at the pretty Suffolk town of Southwold, not far from the company’s Ipswich Head Office, on 26th July 2017, as part of Boudicca’s eight-night D1716 ‘Wildlife of England & Scotland’ adventure – for adults only – which departs from Liverpool on 21st July 2017.

Fred. Olsen launches new ‘Book with Confidence’ campaign on selected 2017 cruises

Fred. Olsen launches new ‘Book with Confidence’ campaign on selected 2017 cruises

Press Releases   •   Jul 19, 2016 17:07 BST

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has launched a new ‘Book with Confidence’ campaign, aimed at reassuring guests that a Fred. Olsen cruise holiday offers complete peace of mind.

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'Black Watch' Update

News   •   Jul 18, 2016 10:49 BST

'Black Watch' set sail from the UK on Sunday 17th July 2016, on her 26-night W1610 'Arctic' cruise. The ship's next port of call will be Kristiansund, Norway on Wednesday 20th July 2016.

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'Black Watch' Update

News   •   Jul 14, 2016 16:09 BST

'Black Watch' set sail from El Ferrol, Spain at ca. 11.30am today [Thursday 14th July 2016], destined for the UK.

‘The drinks are on us!’ Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines offers FREE ‘all-inclusive’ upgrade on Dover sailings in September

‘The drinks are on us!’ Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines offers FREE ‘all-inclusive’ upgrade on Dover sailings in September

Press Releases   •   Jul 14, 2016 15:54 BST

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is offering guests a free upgrade to its ‘all-inclusive’ drinks package on its three sailings aboard flagship Balmoral from the Port of Dover this September, on all bookings made by 22nd July 2016.

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines welcomes ‘Little Skippers’ on board

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines welcomes ‘Little Skippers’ on board

Press Releases   •   Jul 12, 2016 15:39 BST

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has launched a new kids club on board its fleet of four ships – Balmoral, Braemar, Boudicca and Black Watch – called ‘Little Skippers’.

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'Black Watch' Update

News   •   Jul 11, 2016 12:43 BST

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ 'Black Watch' is currently alongside in El Ferrol, Spain, having arrived at ca. 2.30pm on Saturday 9th July 2016. The ship is collecting supplies and undergoing further assessment‎. It is intended that 'Black Watch' will then sail north to London Tilbury later this week for further repairs. An exact time frame for this has yet to be confirmed.

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'Black Watch' Update

News   •   Jul 08, 2016 17:08 BST

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ 'Black Watch' set sail from Funchal, Madeira at ca. 12.30pm yesterday, and is scheduled to arrive in El Ferrol, Spain at midday on Saturday 9th July 2016.

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'Black Watch' Update

News   •   Jul 07, 2016 16:52 BST

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ Black Watch has set sail from Funchal, Madeira and is scheduled to arrive in El Ferrol, Spain on Saturday 9th July 2016, to collect supplies and undergo further assessment‎. It is intended that Black Watch will then sail north to London Tilbury for further repairs. An exact time frame for this has yet to be confirmed.

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'Black Watch' Update

News   •   Jul 06, 2016 17:04 BST

Guests from Black Watch’s 13-night W1608 ‘Madeira, Portugal & the Azores’ cruise have returned home safely, or have settled into their alternative travel arrangements. Guests booked onto the cancelled 9-night W1609 ‘Norwegian Fjords’ cruise, which was due to sail from London Tilbury on 8th July 2016, have been informed by letter/e-mail, and can call the office on 01473 742424 with any queries.

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Cancellation of Black Watch's nine-night W1609 'Norwegian Fjords' cruise, sailing from Tilbury on Friday 8th July 2016

News   •   Jul 05, 2016 17:28 BST

Due to technical reasons on board 'Black Watch', Fred. Olsen regrets the cancellation of the next cruise, which is a nine-night W1609 'Norwegian Fjords' cruise, sailing from Tilbury on Friday 8th July 2016.

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'Black Watch' Update

News   •   Jul 05, 2016 17:00 BST

'Black Watch' guests were flown from Funchal, Madeira back to the UK, into London Stansted and London Gatwick airports, on three private charter aircraft yesterday [Monday 4th July 2016], and have returned to their homes. Fred. Olsen will be starting to call guests from tomorrow [Wednesday 6th July 2016] to ensure that they arrived safely and whether they require any further assistance.

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'Black Watch' Update

News   •   Jul 04, 2016 12:57 BST

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines can confirm that 'Black Watch' guests being flown back to the UK from Funchal, Madeira on the three private charter aircraft will be arriving into London later today [Monday 4th July 2016]: 1) Flight ZT901 - ETA 17.30hrs at London Stansted 2) Flight ZT902 - ETA 18.15hrs at London Stansted 3) Flight TOM8109 - ETA 20.40hrs at London Gatwick (North Terminal)

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'Black Watch' Update

News   •   Jul 03, 2016 20:37 BST

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has organised three private charter flights back to London Stansted and London Gatwick airports for guests on board 'Black Watch', which will depart on Monday 4th July 2016.