COLUMBIA Cruise Services signs Full Management contract with One Ocean Expeditions
The Canadian expedition cruise vessel operator One Ocean Expeditions (OOE), a leading Arctic and Antarctic expedition expert, appointed COLUMBIA Cruise Services (CCS) as Managers for their MV/RCGS RESOLUTE. As of October 2018, CCS will provide Full Management services on-board, signing responsible for the Deck, Engine and the Hotel Operations.
“We’ve done a great deal of homework in selecting a manager for the RCGS Resolute project. Ultimately, we settled on COLUMBIA Cruise Services for their attention to detail and clear desire to be alongside with us every step of the way in trying to develop RCGS Resolute as a truly unique, high quality expedition cruise offering” states One Ocean Expeditions Managing Director Andrew Prossin. “The merger of philosophy, and experience from both CCS and OOE is going to create something truly special – they’ve been equally determined as us to deliver on quality and integrity of our established brand” Prossin continues.
The MV/RCGS RESOLUTE, named after the HMS Resolute, a British Royal Navy Arctic exploration vessel, as well as the Inuit town of Resolute in Canada’s Nunavut Territory, will arrive in Sydney, NS in October 2018 for its inaugural OOE polar voyage. MV/RCGS RESOLUTE also carries the name of The Royal Canadian Geographical Society (RCGS).
CCS is proud to work with OOE. Managing Director Olaf Groeger adds “OOE, being true expedition experts, deliver extraordinary experiences to their clients primarily in the Arctic and Antarctic regions. We are proud to have been trusted with the full management of this prestigious project and are very happy to be part of the OOE adventure.”