Feed on
Posts
Comments

Category Archive for 'Arcadia Refit'

I posted a number of articles about Arcadia’s refit both before and during the work. In the end a possible review of the work was hijacked by the news of the delay to the end of the refit and the consequent cancellation of a two-night cruise. P&O have now posted a number of images of […]

Read Full Post »

Arcadia has left Bremerhaven and is on her way back to Southampton. The Southampton VTS site is saying that her expected arrival time is shortly after midnight tonight (Sunday) – you’ll need to dig around in the site to find the expected time of arrival, but start by looking at ‘Live Information’ then go on […]

Read Full Post »

I’ve come across a possible reason for the delay in finishing Arcadia’s refit. Apparently the very strong winds that affected many parts of northern Europe last week made it too dangerous to use the high cranes that were necessary to lift and install the new cabin deckhouse which is being fitted on the Sun Deck. […]

Read Full Post »

Arcadia will be delayed getting back to Southampton, and as a result her next cruise, a two-night cross-channel cruise, will be cancelled. The stated reason for the delay is strong winds in Northern Europe. There’s a statement on the P&O Facebook page, but here’s what it says: “Unfortunately due to strong storms in Northern Europe […]

Read Full Post »

Someone on cruise critic posted a link to a video on YouTube showing Arcadia entering the Lloyd Werft shipyard. Nice to see a familiar ship in unfamiliar surroundings. My thanks also to the maker of the video for posting it on YouTube. The image below is from the video (about 2 minutes in). Looking at […]

Read Full Post »

Arcadia heading for refit

Well, apologies for not posting much the last week or so. I have two excuses: a) there hasn’t been much to post, and b) I have to admit that I have been rather caught up in all the Doctor Who 50th Anniversary stuff. Which I thought was great, btw. I really enjoyed the main programme […]

Read Full Post »

Even more on Arcadia's refit

I’ve done a few posts previously about the forthcoming refit for Arcadia. Mainly these have been about what the refit will cover. When it was first announced over a year ago there were going to be single cabins down where the disco is, the globe was going to be altered, and there were to be […]

Read Full Post »

I’ve done a few posts in the past about the planned refits of Oceana, Ventura and Arcadia – here’s a link to the most recent. The first two of these have been done which just leaves Arcadia. Previously, this is what we knew about what was planned: Arcadia will also get more single cabins, and […]

Read Full Post »