Ponant is one step closer to expanding its fleet of nine cruiseships to 14 vessels by 2021. The Jean-Emmanuel Sauvee-led cruise company plans to acquire Paul Gauguin Cruises' one 332-berth vessel, aptly named Paul Gauguin. "We share the same core values," president Jean-Emaanuelle Sauvee said. "The synergy between our operations makes this the perfect collaboration while preserving the unique DNA of both brand experiences.” Neither company disclosed financial terms. Diane Moore will stay on as Paul Gauguin Cruises chief executive based in Bellevue, Washington, while Ponant Americas chief executive Navin Sawhney will remain in New York. " Through