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More on P&O's new ship

Well, a bit more, gleaned from previous press releases. First, the new P&O ship was one of three announced on 6 September. Two will be for Carnival Cruise Line and the third will be for P&O. They’ll all be built by Meyer, the German shipbuilding company; two at their traditional shipyard at Papenburg (in Germany) […]

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I did a post about a year ago on the rise of the cruise market in Germany, and the way that this is being reflected (indeed, possibly even caused) by the number of new-build ships being constructed for that market. Two of these ships are for AIDA, Carnival’s German arm. The first will be named […]

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I posted some weeks ago about an order for four very large, LNG-fuelled ships that Carnival Corp had placed with Meyer Werft. At that time it was announced that two of them would be for Aida cruises, Carnival’s successful and fast-growing German line. It has now been announced that the other two ships will go […]

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The question of whether to pay the cruise lines’ price for internet access during a cruise or whether to look for free wifi while ashore often comes up. I did a post just over a year on this topic, but it’s time to revisit the issue. For both P&O and Cunard the current position is […]

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