Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Cruise News Daily Headlines for September 24, 2013

* Britannia to Rule the Waves
Last spring when Royal Princess’ propeller blades were damaged in the yard, replacements were borrowed from a P&O newbuild that could only be referred to as the P&O ship because it didn’t have a name. After a high-profile announcement in London today, the 141,000-ton sister to Royal Princess now has a name - Britannia.

P&O's Britannia which will enter service in the spring of 2015

* Proceed to Barcelona
There is good news for the passengers who are scheduled to board Royal Princess on Friday for a 12-night cruise to Venice. Princess says they will have completed repairs on the ship’s electrical system, and passengers should proceed to Venice, because the cruise will operate as scheduled.

* Other Things You’ll Want to Know
CND subscribers also read about protesters delaying ships at Venice ... and it being nice of her to drop in.

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