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Cruise Liner News – Fred Olsen Cruise Lines to sell BRAEMAR – November 2022.

Fred Olsen Cruise Lines (FOCL) announced the sale of one of the cruise liners, BRAEMAR since its is rationalizing its fleet to concentrate on modern tonnage. “While BRAEMAR’s smaller size brings many benefits, her size also brings constraints that are not aligned with where we now want to be as a business,” the company said in a …

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Broken Up – Cruise Liner MARCO POLO – 09.01.2021

The classic cruise liner MARCO POLO arrived at Alang, India on Saturday 9th January, 2021. Following the demise of Cruise & Maritime Voyages, due to the COVID 19 Pandemic Disease she was sold at auction by CW Kellock & Co. Ltd. for US$ 2,770,000 on 22 October 2020. She was built as an ocean liner in 1965 …

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Coronavirus – Elderly Maltese Couple disembarking from cruise liner COLUMBUS OPL Malta – 06.04.2020

An elderly Maltese couple on an aborted cruise was allowed to return to their home country at Malta after the intervention of the Prime Minister. The couple had appealed to the Public Health Superintendent Profs. Charmaine Gauci to reconsider her position after refusing them permission to disembark in Malta after they wrote an open letter. …

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Ship of the Week – FIDES – 07.09.2019

One of the ships that used to operate for Grimaldi Group, Naples, Italy was the 178.09 metres long ro/ro ship FIDES. She used to berth at Dwq 4 using her stern ramp. She was built in Germany in 1993 by Flender Werft at Lubeck and homeported at Valletta (MLT Flag). She can carry 1,500 cars; …

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