Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ Marketing Executive Terri Overett receives national accolade at ‘Cruise Stars Awards 2018’
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is celebrating after Marketing Executive Terri Overett was named as ‘Cruise Line PR & Marketing Star’ by ‘Cruise Trade News’ at its prestigious ‘Cruise Stars Awards 2018’, held at the Grand Connaught Rooms, London on Friday 16th November 2018.
CLIA UK & Ireland said it will hold its first ever expedition cruise event. “Taking place on 28 March 2019 in London, the all-day event will include trends talks and commentary from experts both inside and outside the industry,” the organisation said in a statement. (cruisebusiness.com)
MSC Cruises yesterday kicked off its Global Environmental Officers Conference. Held at its Technical Maritime Centre in London, this four-day recurring appointment brings together the Company’s best talent in the environmental space and aims at fostering even stronger environmental practices.
The development of a new cruise ship terminal on the river Thames could undermine efforts to tackle the city’s air pollution crisis. City mayor Sadiq Khan has expressed his concerns about the project, but the decision rests in the hands of the local council. (theecologist.org)
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Mayor of London steps into row over cruise-liner diesel pollution at proposed Enderby Wharf terminal
UK cruise specialists Bolsover Cruise Club Recognised For Second Year Running In Last Night’s Wave Awards
Leading UK cruise specialists, Bolsover Cruise Club, sailed home victorious for the second year running, winning the coveted Passenger Favourite prize at last night’s Wave Awards (March 1st). The public have been voting since July, with the Derbyshire-based cruise specialists coming out on top in a glittering awards ceremony in London.
A new exhibition (“Ocean Liners: Speed and Style” is on display at the Victoria and Albert museum until June 17th) explores the impact passenger ships had on design. Their influence can particularly be felt in the modernist’s functional, streamlined buildings. (economist.com)
Cruise ships could boycott Britain after Brexit, warns Maritime UK boss ahead of London Shipping Week
Cruise ships could boycott Brexit Britain if tough new immigration rules are slapped on passengers, an industry chief warned today (7 Sep.). A delegation of shipping bosses will press Theresa May to ease fears of “strait- jacket” restrictions on migration as the UK quits the EU. (mirror.co.uk)
National Maritime Museum Highlights Sheer Majesty of the Canadian Arctic with New Exhibition Unveiling finds from Fateful Franklin Expedition
Since the discovery in 2014 of Sir John Franklin’s ship, HMS Erebus in the Canadian Arctic, interest in the region and his mysterious disappearance has continued to grow, according to specialist adventure cruise operator, One Ocean Expeditions (OOE).