Artemis Statement

P&O Cruises can confirm that it has signed contracts for the sale of its 45,000 ton ship Artemis to MS Artania Shipping, for an undisclosed sum. The sale will be completed on 6 October 2009 but P&O Cruises will continue to operate Artemis and her series of cruises as published until 12 April 2011. After Artemis leaves the P&O Cruises fleet, MS Artania Shipping is set to charter the ship to the German tour operator Phoenix Reisen”.