Tag Archives: Artemis

Farewell Oriana

As everyone will know by now, Carnival Corporation, parent company of the P&O Cruises brand, have decided to sell their former flagship. To date, the name of the buyer nor what her purpose will be, haven’t been revealed just “Chinese … Continue reading

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New Era For P&O Cruises

In March 2015, the newest ship in the P&O fleet, Britannia, will arrive from Fincantieri. When she was unveiled in September 2013, all renderings had the usual buff on both funnels. Yet in January 2014, that was changed to Union … Continue reading

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Small Is Beautiful!

I am, of course, referring to ships. A lot of people immediately dismiss a cruise on something less the size of a floating building but they have their positives. Less people, great atmosphere, can get into ports others can’t, lots … Continue reading

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Goodbye Artemis

It was a sad day in Southampton on the 26th April 2011 when Artemis, which had flown the P&O flag since October 1984, sailed to Bremerhaven to begin her next career as Artania for Phoenix Reisen. She had been a … Continue reading

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Azura World Cruise? – Updated

In 2013 & 2014 at least apparently. This is quite a turn around for P&O fly cruises to the Caribbean. Currently we have Arcadia & Aurora gone plus Artemis on her final Far East jaunt. Oriana had one between September-December … Continue reading

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The Best Laid Plans of Ships & Artemis!

Yes, bloody Artemis who, from this day forward, shall return to the old nickname I gave her of Hit & Miss since it’s hit and miss if she’ll ever get anywhere! Tomorrow I was going down to wave Harry Cotterill … Continue reading

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