Tag Archives: P&O

ABP Southampton Revamp Mayflower Terminal

My second favourite terminal is getting a much needed £6 million facelift after Associated British Ports and Carnival signed a new contract. Berth 106 opened in 1960 to welcome the return of P&O when they based their brand new Oriana … Continue reading

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Discovery Cruise – Kristiansand to Stavanger

There was a crew drill as I was finishing the internet and they were being asked safety questions. It was at least dry for sailaway but as soon as we hit open water, the wind whipped up just like at … Continue reading

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Oriana Grand Event Cruise – Sailaway

After disembarking Ventura, I walked from Mayflower to City Terminal in the rain. Too many people from Ventura didn’t follow instructions so the road was too busy. Halfway along I passed people going from Oriana to Ventura. The walk took … Continue reading

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Ventura Pre-Grand Event Cruise

Ventura was doing a 3 night cruise on the 3oth June, arriving back with the other 6 P&O ships as part of their Grand Event. On the other side of the berth was THV Patricia, which Princess Anne will be … Continue reading

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MSC Opera Cruise – Bergen to Southampton

The tour bus only stopped in one place in Bergen and then we went on a 40 minute drive to go on a boat, which would bring us back to the port. We sailed on time and the weather was … Continue reading

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End of an Era as Cunard Re-registers to Hamilton – Updated

Really it was only a matter of time. P&O began the transition in 2005 with Arcadia, the first to be registered in Bermuda. Oceana was next then Artemis followed after her conversion from Royal Princess a couple of months later. … Continue reading

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Canberra at 50

At little thing which has remained forgotten so far during 2011 and, since 14 years ago this week she was tied up at QEII Terminal awaiting her fate, I thought it was high time this fact was remembered. We all … Continue reading

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