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Captain Nick Nash Appointed Commodore of the Princess Cruises Global Fleet

Captain Nick Nash Appointed Commodore of the Princess Cruises International Fleet

Captain Nick Nash 

Commodore Nick Nash, newly appointed as the most senior captain – the best rank attainable to a Princess Cruises mariner.


SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (October one, 2020) – Captain Nick Nash, a 31-year veteran of Princess Cruises, has been promoted to the rank of commodore of the cruise line’s world-wide fleet, the seventh in the cruise line’s background. The title of commodore is an honor that is bestowed on the most senior captain of a fleet of ships, and the place represents the best rank attainable to a Princess Cruises mariner.

Commodore Nash gets to be the senior learn of the fleet, representing the interests of all ships and its captains. He also was just lately regarded at the shipping of Enchanted Princess as captain of the most recent vessel and has the good privilege of navigating the ship out of the Fincantieri shipyard for the really initially time.

“It’s an honor and a testomony to his perseverance as a learn seafarer to title Captain Nick Nash the following commodore of our world-wide fleet,” mentioned Jan Swartz, Princess Cruises president. “With his effective tenure and utmost concentrate on the significant precedence of the security and stability of all visitors and crew, we know he will carry on to produce the cruise experience our visitors cherish when we return to company.”

Commodore Nash initially joined the enterprise in 1989 and was promoted to employees captain in 1997. In 2002, he became captain and has been at the helm of many Princess vessels, most just lately Royal Princess. In truth, Commodore Nash’s daughter, Victoria, served as the madrina of Royal Princess throughout the ship’s float out ceremony in 2012. She has a distinctive relationship to the cruise line’s initially Royal Princess – as a newborn, she was christened onboard.

Most just lately, Commodore Nash served as President of the Nautical Institute and just after two yrs now serves on the council. He was awarded the United Kingdom’s Service provider Navy Medal for meritorious company in 2018. He is a Chartered Learn Mariner, a Fellow of The Nautical Institute, The Royal Institute of Navigation, The Royal Geographical Modern society and a Youthful Brother of Trinity Household.

“As a young gentleman, I ran away to sea at the age of 17 to start off functioning on cargo ships and now here I am currently, incredibly happy to get on this new role as commodore of the Princess fleet,” mentioned Commodore Nash. “It’s been the highlight of my occupation to just lately get Enchanted Princess out of the shipyard for the really initially time to now overseeing all ships of the cruise line that has authorized me to often carry on to learn and improve professionally and personally.”

Commodore Nash succeeds Commodore Giorgio Pomata, who just lately retired just after serving Princess Cruises for 42 yrs.

When not at sea with Princess, Commodore Nash resides in his hometown of Penzance, Cornwall, with his spouse, Sue.

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About Princess Cruises:
1 of the very best-recognized names in cruising, Princess Cruises is the speediest growing international high quality cruise line and tour enterprise functioning a fleet of 17 fashionable cruise ships, carrying two million visitors each individual year to 380 places all over the globe, together with the Caribbean, Alaska, Panama Canal, Mexican Riviera, Europe, South The us, Australia/New Zealand, the South Pacific, Hawaii, Asia, Canada/New England, Antarctica and World Cruises. A staff of specialist vacation spot professionals have curated 170 itineraries, ranging in duration from a few to 111 days and Princess Cruises is continuously regarded as “Best Cruise Line for Itineraries.” In 2017 Princess Cruises, with parent enterprise Carnival Corporation, launched MedallionClass Vacations enabled by the OceanMedallion, the family vacation industry’s most innovative wearable product, supplied free of charge to each individual visitor sailing on a MedallionClass ship. The award-successful innovation enables an effortless, personalised family vacation providing visitors much more time to link to the items they love most. The enterprise is section of Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL NYSE:CUK).


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