Fred. Olsen cruise ship undergoes multi-million-pound drydocking. A&P Falmouth has completed a programme of works on the largest passenger ship to visit the facility in more than 60 years

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines' Bolette (November 2021)Bolette, Fred Olsen Cruise Lines’ flagship vessel which carries up to 1,338 passengers and 645 crew, entered drydock for a 13-day refurbishment, where the ship’s Azipods and bow thrusters were maintained and a new application of underwater paint was applied.

More than 500 members of the A&P workforce and supply chain worked to support this contract.

It is the second time in 12 months Fred Olsen chose to dock at A&P Falmouth, with fellow ship Balmoral completing a programme of work in May last year, which included steel inserts, ship side valves, tunnel thruster overhaul and underwater paint.

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