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  • 25 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    P&O Cruises has revealed the name of its newest cruise ship joining the company’s fleet in May 2020.

  • 16 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    After being officially named by Queen Elisabeth II in Southampton last Tuesday, the cruise ship Britannia sailed to its home port of Gibraltar and started a 14-day maiden voyage around the Mediterranean. Described as the biggest cruise ship designed for the British holiday market, Britannia was built for P&O Cruises by Italy’s Fincantieri at a cost of […]

  • 10 March 2015

    The largest ocean cruise ship designed for the British holiday market, Britannia, was christened today (10th March, 2015) by Her Majesty Queen Elisabeth II. The ceremony attracted thousands of visitors at the Ocean Cruise Terminal in Southampton, UK. At 144,000 gross tons, 330 meters long and 38 meters wide, the giant cruise ship has 1,837 […]

  • 4 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Australian P&O Cruises, brand of Carnival Group, will transfer its 1,800-passenger cruise ship Pacific Pearl to an undisclosed operator in early April 2017. By then, Pacific Pearl will have completed 294 separate cruises under the P&O Cruises banner and will have carried more than half a million passengers over a period of more than five years of service. The […]

  • 28 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    P&O Cruises Australia will be bidding farewell to one of its older vessels, Pacific Jewel.

  • 29 May 2015

    Today’s image shows P&O Cruises’ cruise ship Pacific Yewel while undergoing repair work in Singapore. The refit included various activities, including a new paint job. She was built for Sitmar Cruises by Fincantieri in Monfalcone, Italy, and launched in 1989. Before she entered service, she was transferred to P&O Princess Cruises after P&O acquired Sitmar. […]

  • 26 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    P&O Cruises has announced that its new 141,000 tons cruise ship, scheduled to enter service in spring 2015, will be named Britannia. Speaking in London, P&O Cruises & Carnival UK chief executive officer David Dingle said: “Britannia is a most fitting name for the newest addition to P&O Cruises, which, with its long and famous […]

  • 6 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The biggest ever cruise ship built for the British market Britannia has entered the Port of Southampton area steaming her way to her new home Southampton. P&O Cruises, brand of Carnival Group, issued the following map indicating Britannia’s arrival route, her final destination being Mayflower Park with predicted arrival scheduled for 12:45. The latest updates say that […]

  • 9 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    P&O Cruises’ vessel Ventura departed Damen Shiprepair Brest facility with two new exhaust gas scrubbers.

  • 23 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    P&O cruise vessel has spilled waste water in Australia’s Great Barrier Reef Marine Park, AMSA confirmed.

  • 2 June 2011

    Carnival Corporation & plc yesterday announced that it has contracted with Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri to construct a 141,000-ton cruise ship for its P&O Cruises brand scheduled to enter service in March 2015. The as-yet-unnamed 3,611-passenger vessel will be the largest in the P&O Cruises fleet, as well as the largest cruise ship built specifically for […]

  • 2 June 2011
    Business & Finance

      Carnival Corporation & plc yesterday announced that it has contracted with Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri to construct a 141,000-ton cruise ship for its P&O Cruises brand scheduled to enter service in March 2015. The as-yet-unnamed 3,611-passenger vessel will be the largest in the P&O Cruises fleet, as well as the largest cruise ship built specifically […]

  • 16 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The steel-cutting ceremony for the newest ship for P&O Cruises was held at the Monfalcone shipyard of Fincantieri near Trieste, Italy. The largest ship ever built for P&O Cruises and for the British cruise market, the new 141,000 ton ship will be launched in spring 2015. The 3,611 passenger ship, described as a “modern classic” […]

  • 9 June 2006

    P&O says its cruise ship ‘Pacific Sun’ has docked in Sydney and will be sanitised after an outbreak of gastroenteritis on board. Within days of starting a 10-night cruise, more than 60 passengers had to be quarantined after suffering gastroenteritis, which causes vomiting and diarrhoea. P&O says it has intensified on-board sanitation, and given passengers […]

  • 22 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Aurora, a cruise ship owned by British/American company P&O Cruises, suffered a power outage while the vessel was en route from Bermuda to the Azores on September 20, the cruise line’s spokesperson confirmed to World Maritime News. The cause of the power failure was not unveiled. However, media reports suggest that the outage was due […]

  • 20 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    Carnival Corporation & plc, the world’s largest cruise company, announced plans yesterday to significantly expand its market leadership in Australia, one of the fastest growing markets in the cruise industry. With Australian cruise passenger numbers having increased 130 percent in the past five years and projections of 800,000 cruise passengers in 2013 growing to one […]

  • 20 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The P&O Oriana returned to the Port of Miami on April 18 after a fire broke out in its engine room, the cruise ship’s UK-based owner and operator P&O Cruises confirmed to World Maritime News in an emailed statement. According to P&O Cruises’ Head of Public Relations Michele Andjel, the fire ”was a minor, localised fire in […]

  • 19 March 2020
    Vessels

    German shipyard Meyer Werft said that the 100 percent LNG-powered Iona being built for Carnival Corporation’s P&O Cruises is leaving the yard. 

  • 14 February 2020

    German shipyard Meyer Werft floated out its 50th cruise ship, the 100 percent LNG-powered Iona being built for Carnival Corporation’s P&O Cruises. 

  • 26 September 2013

    P&O Cruises has announced that its new 141,000 tons cruise ship, scheduled to enter service in spring 2015, will be named Britannia. Speaking in London, P&O Cruises & Carnival UK chief executive officer David Dingle said: “Britannia is a most fitting name for the newest addition to P&O Cruises, which, with its long and famous […]

  • 23 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Australian P&O Cruises’ latest cruise ship Pacific Eden visited Melbourne while deployed on its maiden voyage, ahead of its debut Victorian season next year. Pacific Eden’s visit today is part of its inaugural Australian cruise, a 10-night itinerary which departed Fremantle on November 15. The next call is Sydney where it will be officially named with sister ship […]

  • 9 December 2009

    A small-scale ship is being introduced to the P&O Cruises’ fleet to replace the outgoing Artemis in 2011. The 710-passenger vessel will transfer to the UK line from US sister company Princess Cruises where it is currently sailing as Royal Princess. It is to become the latest P&O Cruises ship to be named Adonia when […]