Cruise Ship Deployment In The 21st Century – Deutschland’s Uncertain Future – Bridgepoint Among Bidders For Riviera Travel

THE CRUISE EXAMINER at Cybercruises.com by Kevin Griffin

The Cruise Examiner for 17th November 2014... ..

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P&O Australia courtesy P&O Cruises Australia

Holland America Line’s Ryndam and Statendam will soon join P&O Cruises Australia as Pacific Aria and Pacific Eden

This week, for something a little different, we look at how whole fleets of cruise ships, or at least sets of sister ships, have moved from one operator to another and how, many times, the new operator has been a subsidiary or affiliate of the original operator. Cruise ships have become chess pieces, played upon a big board of new and upcoming markets. With the lack of a quorum last week, no solution has yet been found for the Deutschland’s financial problems. And Ponant owner Bridgepoint was among the bidders this weekend for river cruise operator Riviera Travel.

FOR THIS WEEK’S STORY                                                                                                                 (See previous columns)

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