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Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines highlights Northern and Scottish sailings on flagship 'Balmoral' in 2018

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines highlights Northern and Scottish sailings on flagship 'Balmoral' in 2018

Press Releases   •   Sep 14, 2017 22:22 BST

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is promoting its commitment to ‘bringing the world closer’ to its guests in the North and Scotland in 2018, with its new ‘Balmoral from the north’ brochure, highlighting a range of enticing sailings from Newcastle and Rosyth (Edinburgh) next year, aboard its flagship, 'Balmoral'.

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ employee kick-starts his working week by going hair-free for Cancer Research UK

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ employee kick-starts his working week by going hair-free for Cancer Research UK

Press Releases   •   Sep 11, 2017 16:28 BST

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ employee Jody Sparrow had a painful start to his working week on Monday [11th September 2017], when he endured a leg wax in the Ipswich Head Office on White House Road, Ipswich, to boost funds for Cancer Research UK.

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines and the Royal National Lifeboat Institution launch new promotional partnership video

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines and the Royal National Lifeboat Institution launch new promotional partnership video

Press Releases   •   Sep 07, 2017 11:01 BST

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines and the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) have unveiled a new joint promotional video, highlighting the two organisations’ long-standing partnership of nearly 50 years, and raising awareness of the vital work that the charity does. It also recognises the important role that Fred. Olsen’s guests play in helping the charity’s volunteers to save lives at sea.

Groups celebrate departures from Scotland with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines in 2018!

Groups celebrate departures from Scotland with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines in 2018!

Press Releases   •   Sep 04, 2017 16:22 BST

Staff from Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines teamed up with the Association of Group Travel Organisers (AGTO) on Friday (1st September 2017) to welcome 30 group travel organisers on board Braemar in Leith, Scotland.

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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.

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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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Our top 5 European cruises from the UK

Our top 5 European cruises from the UK

Blog posts   •   Sep 29, 2014 17:14 BST

Embark on a Fred. Olsen cruise from the UK for a chance to experience Europe like never before! Departing from ten UK ports, our European cruises venture as far as the beautiful Baltic borders in the north, to the sunny climes of the Mediterranean in the south. In case you’re stuck for holiday ideas, we’ve put together a shortlist of our top 5 European cruises for you to consider.

Why classic smaller ships are great

Why classic smaller ships are great

Blog posts   •   Sep 05, 2014 09:18 BST

If you're planning a cruise holiday and are looking for a more personal experience, you should consider classic smaller ships. Built in a traditional style, smaller vessels have a classic feel that will make you feel more comfortable and at home while adventuring across the world. You will quickly get to know other passengers as well as the crew, meaning that you will enjoy a sociable atmosphere.

Why you should book your cruise early

Why you should book your cruise early

Blog posts   •   Aug 21, 2014 16:57 BST

Booking a cruise is an exciting time as you plan your journey to discover the world and create memories that will last a lifetime. It’s also the perfect opportunity to visit new destinations whilst only having to unpack once, travelling in comfort and convenience. It’s easy to see why cruising is more popular than ever, and if you’re unsure about whether to book early or last minute, read our ...

Set sail for a warmer winter with Fred.

Set sail for a warmer winter with Fred.

Blog posts   •   Aug 12, 2014 16:34 BST

So, it’s all nice and warm now, but what about the winter? None of us like the grey skies and rain so why not keep the summer spirit alive and go on a cruise in sunnier climes during the latter months of the year. A winter warmer cruise means you can set sail to some tropical cruise destinations and beat the winter blues, swapping woolly hats for shades and hot cocoa for cocktails.

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Group on deck, Caribbean

Group on deck, Caribbean

Group on deck, Caribbean

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Friends chatting on beach in Caribbean

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Sunny Caribbean Bequia

Sunny Caribbean Bequia

Black Watch on distant horizon, couple in foreground on cliff top fort , sunny Caribbean Bequia

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Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines and the Royal National Lifeboat Institution's joint partnership promotional video

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Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines and the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) have unveiled a new joint promotional video, highlighting the...

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Suffolk Football Association visit Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines' HQ

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Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines' Ruth Burton meets Nathan French and Gary Pinyoun from the Suffolk FA to find out more about why the two organis...

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Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines and the Suffolk Football Association host a successful game of Walking Football at sea – for the first time ever!

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Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines hosted the first-ever game of ‘Walking Football at Sea’ yesterday [31st October 2016], when 804-guest ship Black...

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Experience life on board

Experience life on board

Take a look at this sample of life on board our four beautiful ships.

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