Three Fred Olsen Cruise Line Refits

Three Fred Olsen Cruise Line Refits


With the success of the Black Watch’s refit last year after she entered dry dock to which she benefited from a full extensive revamp, Fred. Olsen have decided to do the same for the Braemar and Balmoral who will be finished before Christmas and with the Boudicca following suit in March 2018.

black watch

Fred. Olsen who are known for their smaller classic Cruise ships were pleased with the feedback received by passed and new passengers for their newly refurbished Black Watch and recognising the importance of investing in on going upgrades to their existing fleet.

Upgrades will include a new restaurant and gelato bar on the Balmoral, a new dining room on the Boudicca and a new buffet restaurant on the Braemar and also cabin enhancements across the fleet.

Entering dry dock on the 23rd of November 2017 after sailing out of Southampton to Hamburg, the 929 guest ship the Baemar will enter the Blohm and Voss shipyard for a nine day revamp ready in time for her 16 night voyage on the 5th of December from Southampton to the Caribbean.

Ready for a nine day revamp Fred. Olsen’s Balmoral, will arrive in Hamburg on 10th December 2017 before the 1,350 guest-ship departs on a 16-night Canaries Christmas & Funchal Fireworks which will set sail from Southampton on 21st December 2017.

Black Watch jacuzzi in Nærøyfjord

The Boudicca which carries 880 passengers will enter dry dock on March the 16th 2018 and will undergo a 13 day more extensive refurbishment, from there she will set sail to Dover before leaving for a five night Mystery Cruise

Fred. Olsen’s fleet of four smaller and more intimate ships will be visiting 228 destinations in the 2018/2019 period, taking in over 73 countries worldwide and covering 91 areas of scenic cruising departing from Southampton, Dover, Liverpool, Newcastle and Rosyth (Edinburgh)

With some amazing Itineraries on offer with Fred. Olsen, visit our website for all these amazing  trips of a lifetime .

For example you could bask in the sun-kissed beauty of stunning isolated islands; encounter fascinating wildlife and breathtaking natural wonders; and visit exuberant capital cities, all on one epic adult only cruise along the west coast of Africa aboard Boudicca.

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