Norwegian Cruise liner makes maiden call at Myanmar

The Norwegian owned, U.K. Based, Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ flagship, Balmoral, has celebrated calling at Yangon, the capital of Myanmar. The 1,350-guest ship stayed for two nights in the city, and spend 14th February 2014 – Valentine’s Day – taking a romantic cruise to Singapore.

Photo: Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines
Photo: Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines

Captain Robert Bamberg, Master of Balmoral, said:

“We are proud to be able to offer our guests such a wide range of worldwide itineraries, with so many exciting new ports of call on this “World Cruise’ – our longest ever, at 114 nights. We would like to thank the people of Myanmar to for their warm welcome and our guests are very excited to be able to see and experience this beautiful country.”

Balmoral’s global odyssey takes in South America, New Zealand, Australia, Singapore, India and the Middle East, and visits 24 countries, including the new ports of Hiroshima, Kobe (Osaka) and Yokohama in Japan, and Nawiliwili (Kauai) and Honolulu in Hawaii.

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