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2011-06-01 01:00:00

MIAMI, June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) today announced that it has contracted with Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri to construct a 141,000-ton cruise ship for its P&O Cruises brand scheduled to enter service in March 2015. The as-yet-unnamed 3,611-passenger vessel will be the largest in the P&O Cruises fleet, as well as the largest cruise ship built specifically for the British market. To be built at Fincantieri's...

2011-03-15 14:29:00

SANTA CLARITA, Calif., March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As the first steel plate was cut today marking the official start of construction of Princess Cruises' next ship, the line unveiled the vessel's profile, released preliminary details about some of its features, and revealed its name - Royal Princess. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110315/LA65671) This will be the third time the name Royal Princess has been given to a Princess ship. Debuting in spring of 2013, the new...

2010-06-23 05:18:00

SOUTHAMPTON, England, June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- World cruise expert P&O Cruises is offering five world cruises, 18 line voyages and 72 shorter cruise holidays, departing in 2011 and 2012. The 2011/12 world cruise brochure will be available on line or via travel agents and will be on sale from Thursday, July 15, 2010. Arcadia, 72-night Grand Alaska Adventure departs Tuesday, April 12, 2011 Adonia, 87-night South America Grand Adventure departs Friday, January 13, 2012 Arcadia, 109-night...

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