Fred Olsen Cruise Line has sent its flagship Bolette into dry-dock in the UK for routine maintenance and minor cosmetic updates ahead of her new season of cruise itineraries around Europe, and […]
Fred Olsen 2025 World Cruise aboard Bolette to call in Cape Town
Fred Olsen Cruise Line is coming to South Africa in 2025, with its newish cruise ship Bolette set to visit Cape Town on her 106-night World Cruise from Southampton.
Fred Olsen to sell Braemar as it consolidates fleet after Holland America acquisitions
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has announced it will sell its smallest cruise ship Braemar as it looks to consolidate its expanded fleet around more modern and cost-effective tonnage.
Fred Olsen reveals shorter cruises to Middle East within 2023 World Cruise
Fred Olsen Cruise Line will be sending its new shop Borealis to the Middle East as part of it’s Around the World in 80 Days world cruise, but with shorter itineraries on […]
Fred Olsen cancels some Bolette cruises due to lack of demand and oil price
The high price of oil following the Russian invasion of Ukraine, and a below-target level of demand post-COVID have combined to force Fred Olsen Cruise Line to cancel some cruises aboard Bolette.
New Fred Olsen cruise ship Bollette to sail via Saudi and South Africa in 2023
Fred Olsen Cruise Line will sail a roundtrip grand voyage from Southampton in the UK to Africa and the Middle East in 2023.
Fred Olsen pushes back restart dates for Braemer and Balmoral ships
Fred Olsen Cruise Line has pushed back the restart date for its two oldest ships, Braemer and Balmoral, citing uncertainty over the current COVID-19 environment.
VIDEO: Fred Olsen classic cruise ship Boudicca beached in Alang for scrapping
In scenes that will break many a heart among classic cruise ship enthusiasts, Fred Olsen’s vintage liner Boudicca was run up onto the beach this week to be cut up and sold […]
P&O, Fred Olsen and Viking release UK-focused roundtrip itineraries
P&O Cruises, Fred Olsen and Viking Ocean Cruises have announced a summer cruise season out of the UK between May and September, but one of them will require full vaccination for all […]
Fred Olsen to cruise from Dubai on new ship Borealis’ 2022 World Cruise
Dubai will be a key turnaround port on Borealis’ upcoming 2022 World Cruise with Fred Olsen Cruise Line.
Fred Olsen to retire Boudicca and Black Watch after Holland America acquisitions
Fred Olsen Cruise Line has announced it will be retiring its classic cruise ships Boudicca and Black Watch after taking delivery of Rotterdam and Amsterdam, which it recently acquired from Holland America […]
Growing number of mainstream cruise lines begin cancelling cruises into 2021
An increasing number of major cruise lines dependent on passengers from the United States have begun cancelling their entire 2020 program, reflecting growing pessimism about the coronavirus situation in the United States.
Cape Town and Dubai cruises feature on Fred Olsen’s longest-ever cruise with Boudicca
The 880-guest Fred Olen cruise ship Boudicca departed Dover in the UK last week on the longest cruise in the line’s history, a 168-night roundtrip voyage that includes 61 port calls.
Fred Olsen offers free flights on South African cruises from Cape Town for 2019
Fred Olsen has included its Cape Town cruise departure in 2019 in its free flights promotion, which offers complimentary flights from the UK to the ship for a range of cruise itineraries […]
Fred Olsen Cruise Line’s Boudicca to cruise from Dubai to Cyprus in 2020
The British cruise line Fred Olsen is sending Boudicca to the Arabian Gulf in 2020, sailing a 14-night cruise from Dubai to the Cypriot cruise port of Limassol via the Suez Canal […]
Fred Olsen offering free on-board spending credit on Cape Town and Dubai cruises
Passengers who book any one of five selected cruises with Fred Olsen Cruise Lines before November 19th, 2018 will receive free on-board spending credit of $260 per person, the cruise line has […]
Fred Olsen Cruise Line returns to Cape Town with 2019 departure aboard Boudicca
After cruising from Durban for the first time ever last year, Fred Olsen Cruise Line will return to South Africa with Boudicca in 2019.
All the Dubai cruises for the 2018/2019 cruise season
Twenty cruise ships from fourteen lines will cruise from Dubai in 2019 and 2020, while seven cruise lines will homeport in the city offering roundtrip Dubai cruises during the winter cruise season.
Cruise line focus: Fred Olsen Cruise Line
Fred Olsen Cruise Line is a quintessentially British cruise line, more premium than P&O Cruises, but not as upmarket as Cunard.