DFDS Seaways, Princess Seaways

Current Position of Princess Seaways, Ferry Newcastle Amsterdam Princess Seaways, Ferry Newcastle Amsterdam One of DFDS’ more popular passenger offerings is Princess Seaways, a cruise-ferry operating between Port of Tyne, Newcastle, U.K. and IJmuiden, The Netherlands. Originally a German ship, built in 1986 and named the Peter Pan, she served two other companies prior to […]

DFDS Seaways, King Seaways

Current Position of King Seaways, Boat to Amsterdam King Seaways, Boat to Amsterdam The King Seaways, originated in 1987 as MS Nils Holgersson, before being acquired by DFDS in 2006 and re-christened the King of Scandanavia. In early 2011, she received new paintwork and was renamed King Seaways. The King Seaways offers the ultimate in […]

Fred Olsen Cruises, Black Watch Cruise Ship

Current Position of Black Watch About Black Watch The Boudicca’s sister ship, the Black Watch is similarly-sized as well as sharing much of the same lineage. Named for the fearless infantry battalion of the Royal Regiment of Scotland, the Black Watch was obtained by Fred. Olsen Cruises in 1996, undergoing significant refurbishing in 2005. As […]

Fred Olsen Cruises Boudicca Cruise Ship

Current Position of Boudicca About Boudicca Named for the legendary British queen who orchestrated a rebellion against Roman Empire occupiers in the 1st Century A.D., the Boudica is a Fred. Olsen cruise ship, built in 1973 and acquired by the Olsen Group in 2005. The Boudica has undergone several modifications during her service, including a […]

Thomson Cruises Thomson Spirit Cruise Ship

Current Position of Thomson Spirit About Thomson Spirit Christened as the Nieuw Amsterdam in 1983, the cruise ship Thomson Spirit was sub-chartered by Thomson Cruises in 2003 and has an admirable history which has seen her literally around the globe during her service. One of the largest ships (214 metres in length) in the Thomson […]

Cruise and Maritime Discovery Cruise Ship

Once featured (as the Island Princess) on the popular television sitcom The Love Boat, the Discovery has sailed the world in its over 40 years of service, and in early 2013 will embark on a 249-day voyage under the sponsorship of Cruise and Maritime Cruises. A “mid-range” cruise ship (168 metres in length, 8 decks), […]