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Midhage - Answered a Question by Dixon (11 Mar 08 19:31)

Hello Mr. Dixon sub.: Transocean Tours The M/v.'Marco Polo' is a medium sized, classic style vessel and has a large following of fans in the UK. In Greek terms she is a 'nice money earner'. If I were the lucky Owner, or controlling shareholder in this shipping group, I would find another Horatio Hornblower to be the next Captain, i.e. Ships Master ! "navigare necesse est" Cheers for now - dick m. york. UK.

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Dixon - Answered a Question by Dixon (11 Mar 08 19:48)

Bring Aage Hoddevik back.

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Durrant - Answered a Question by Dixon (12 Mar 08 10:25)

Captain Hoddevik called the Marco Polo 'our home from home' and everytime I got back on board that is how I felt. The Marco Polo was run with efficiency and friendliness and I hope they have managed to retain some of the Philopino crew, it was the attention to small details that really worked for me.

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Cunningham - Answered a Question by Dixon (12 Mar 08 16:02)

I have been in touch with Transocean Tours and the new captain is Captain Alexander Golubev, he will be tranferring from Astor, another Transocean ship.

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Adonia back with P&O

By Gemma Coles

 It doesn’t seem that long ago when we said goodbye to the P&O Adonia. P&O Adonia left the fleet in 2015 with much sadness to lots of passengers. The ship went to Fathom Cruises which is a line dedicated to volunteer tourism. Guests were taken to locations such as the Dominican Republic to help teach English or build water filtration systems to help with poorer countries. Carnival Group have now announced that after an upgrade to the ship, with the addition of a new rest...

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Dec 08 2016 02:49PM


Small ships are wanted!!

By Neil Holmes

Neil Holmes's blog

P&O have announced that their small ship Adonia is to return to their 2017/2018 season. The ship was much loved by the P&O faithful and when she left the fleet to help with humanitarian work overseas there was a big hole to fill as many of the P&O fleet are larger ships and P&O were losing some of their passengers to cruise & Maritime and Fred Olsen.From June 2017 she will start Mediterranean, round Britain and even an Iceland sailing. The smaller more interesting ports w...

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Dec 06 2016 01:47PM

Adonia returns to the P&O fleet

By Rosie Taylor

Rosie Taylor's blog

The P&O Adonia left the P&O fleet in 2015 year and headed to Cuba on a new venture and was re named Fathom. The idea was to introduce volunteer tourism to cruising which involved helping communities in the Dominican Republic and Cuba. The would help build water filters and teach English to the locals.P&O loyal customer will be very glad to hear that the smallest ship is coming back to Southampton in summer 2017. The ship only has a 710 passenger capacity and is adult only making i...

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Dec 08 2016 07:00PM