Fred. Olsen Cruise Line’s Black Watch is a sleek, stylish, and spacious ship. It’s been operated by Fred. Olsen for over 20 years, but was originally built by Royal Viking Line in 1972 – then named Royal Viking Star – as part of three ...

On 15th October 2014, Cruise Capital had the opportunity to visit Saga Cruises flagship, Saga Sapphire when she docked in the port of Southampton. Although Saga Sapphire is the largest vessel in the two-ship fleet, she was dwarfed by the other ...

On 21st July, I visited Swan Hellenic‘s beautiful Minerva in the naval port of Portsmouth. It was her last call to the UK until April 2016, when she returns after sailing from various Mediterranean ports. We arrived at Portsmouth International ...

On 15th May 2015, myself, and Harry Cotterill, toured Voyages of Discovery‘s Voyager at the port of Harwich. We embarked the ship shortly before midday, where we were greeted by the Food and Beverage Manager, Head of Housekeeping, and one ...

To celebrate the arrival of Magellan into the port of Tilbury, Cruise & Maritime Voyages invited me to the launch event and naming ceremony for their largest ship to date. Accompanying me was Harry Cotterill, from CruiseCotterill.com. At 46,052 GT, Magellan ...

After touring Saga Sapphire back in October, we arranged to visit Saga’s other, slightly smaller vessel, Saga Pearl II in Southampton on 8th December. Built in 1981, this little gem joined the Saga fleet in 2010 and has a near identical, sister ...