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Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines starts 7-night ‘Lochs of Scotland’ sailing

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ 804-guest ship Black Watch is due to commence her cruise season from Rosyth, for Edinburgh, Scotland on 14th August 2017, with a seven-night ‘Lochs of Scotland’ sailing. In total, Fred. Olsen will be offering eight cruises from Edinburgh (Rosyth) aboard Black Watch this year, until 14th October 2017– an increase of one turnaround call since 2016.

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Fred. Olsen will be offering guests a variety of itineraries from Edinburgh (Rosyth) in 2017, including a seven-night ‘Scenic Fjords of Norway’ cruise, a 10-night ‘Cultural Cities of Northern Europe’ sailing, and a 16-night ‘Landscapes of Portugal & the Canaries’ sunshine getaway.

In 2017, Fred. Olsen has also included two river cruises – ‘German Waterways’ and ‘French Rivers’ – both of which are itineraries that have not been offered from this Scottish port before.

Robert Mason, Capital Cruising’s Head of Cruise at Rosyth, said, “Across all our Scottish ports, we are enjoying a very busy cruise season this year and – with the arrival of the Black Watch on 14 August – we will have welcomed over 100,000 passengers in 2017, with more due over the next few months.”

In 2018/19, Fred. Olsen will be reinforcing its commitment to Edinburgh (Rosyth) by introducing its 1,350-guest flagship, Balmoral, which will be sailing from the Port for the first time ever, on a total of nine itineraries. Cruise holidays on offer, from May to July, include a five-night ‘Norwegian Fjords’ departure, a 14-night ‘Scandinavia & St. Petersburg’ Baltic discovery, and a nine-night ‘German Waterways’ experience.

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