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February 2021 • P&O announces newest ship to be named 'Arvia'
P&O Cruises have announced their second LNG-powered Excel class ship is to be named Arvia.
Arvia, meaning “from the seashore” will be the sister ship to Iona and is set to join P&O's fleet in December 2022.
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Iona Grand Atrium Staircase © P&O Cruises
June 2021 • Iona Naming Ceremony
On Sunday 16th May P&O Cruises launched their newest flagship, Iona, following the ship's arrival in home port of Southampton. Hosted by Jo Whiley, the ceremony featured a music set from Gary Barlow, with Godmother Dame Irene Hayes officially christening the ship with a bottle of Alex James' Britpop Cider smashing against Iona's bow.
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