What happened to Black Watch cruise ship?

What happened to Black Watch cruise ship?

2020: Fred. Olsen announces the retirement of the ship. After 24 years, Black Watch is to be replaced by a newer and larger vessel once cruising resumes. 2021: Renamed Borealis, Holland America’s former Rotterdam will take on the Black Watch’s existing itineraries from March 2021.

Who owns Black Watch?

Fred Olsen Cruise Lines
Specifications of Black Watch

Year built 1972 / Age: 49
Class Royal Viking Star
Building cost USD 50 million
Owner Black Watch Cruise Ltd
Operator Fred Olsen Cruise Lines

How old is Black Watch ship?

49 years old
The vessel BLACK WATCH (IMO: 7108930, MMSI 311166000) is a Passenger (Cruise) Ship built in 1972 (49 years old) and currently sailing under the flag of Bahamas.

How big are Fred Olsen ships?

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines operates smaller scale cruise ships, ranging in size from 24,000 to 62,000 GT (approx), currently a fleet of five cruise ships, the ambience on board is traditionally British.

What kind of ship is the Black Watch?

Vessel Particulars IMO number 7108930 Vessel Name BLACK WATCH Ship type Passenger (Cruise) Ship Flag Bahamas Homeport

Is there a Black Watch cabin on a cruise?

Black Watch cabins and suites review at CruiseMapper provides detailed information on cruise accommodations, including floor plans, photos, room types and categories, cabin sizes, furniture details and included by Small Cruise Lines en-suite amenities and services.

What is the current position of the Black Watch?

Ship rating. BLACK WATCH current position is 61.182 N / 6.62517 E on Aug 31, 2019 03:24 UTC.Vessel BLACK WATCH (IMO: 7108930, MMSI: 311166000) is a Passenger (Cruise) Ship built in 1972 and currently sailing under the flag of Bahamas. Current destination of BLACK WATCH is FLAM and the estimated time of arrival (ETA) is Aug 31, 05:00.

How many passengers are on the Black Watch?

The refit resulted in an increased gross tonnage (from 28,220 to 28,610) and passenger capacity (from 758 to 820). During the ship’s stretching (done in Germany, at the Seebeckwerft AG’s shipyard in Bremerhaven) were built new cabins (including 9 balcony suites – the industry’s first), 2 lounges, the dining room’s size was doubled.