Bo-Erik Blomqvist, a 20-year cruise industry veteran, has been named senior vice president -- corporate shipbuilding for Carnival Corporation. Based at Carnival's Southampton, UK, offices, Blomqvist will begin February 1, 2008, and will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of the company's various newbuilding projects. Blomqvist replaces Carnival's Senior Vice President Ian Gaunt who is retiring but will remain as outside legal counsel for shipbuilding contracts and related matters.