Fred. Olsen Unveils New Pub on Black Watch

As part of the recent redecoration and refurbishment of its 804-guest cruise ship Black Watch, Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has introduced a new ‘Morning Light Pub’ on Lounge Deck Six.

The work to redevelop the former ‘Pipers Bar’ took place during Black Watch’s 25-night ‘Christmas in the Caribbean’ cruise in December 2013.

The introduction of the new ‘pub’ on board Black Watch brings it into line with the rest of the Fred. Olsen fleet, with all four ships now featuring a popular ‘Morning Light Pub’– named after Fred. Olsen’s first-ever ship.

Black Watch’s new ‘Morning Light Pub’ will be a relaxing place for guests to gather with a drink and enjoy live evening entertainment. Balmoral was the first of the Fred. Olsen fleet to feature a ‘Morning Light Pub’, with Braemar joining in 2008 and Boudicca in 2013.

Black Watch, the smallest of the Fred. Olsen fleet, set off on a 114-night ‘South American & Australasia World Voyage’ on 14th January 2014, taking in Latin America, New Zealand, Australia and the Far East.

Black Watch will be embarking on 23 voyages in the 2014/15 cruise season, from five convenient regional UK departure ports: Southampton, Dover, Newcastle, Rosyth and Tilbury – the inaugural cruise season from this Essex port – to destinations as diverse as the Norwegian fjords, South America and the Canary Islands.

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