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Yearly Archive: 2019

April 24

SCH extends cruise handling contract with Liverpool City Council

Stevedores and port terminal management specialists SCH have been awarded the contract for a further three years with Liverpool City Council to handle all cruise ships calling at Liverpool Cruise Terminal (LCT). The agreement follows an extensive procurement...

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April 9

Another record high for cruise visitors to British ports as Cruise Britain celebrates 10th anniversary

Figures released today by Cruise Britain show that the number of cruise passengers visiting Britain continues to rise for an impressive eleventh consecutive year. Over these years, passenger day calls have risen by a factor...

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April 9

A momentous start to Portland Port’s 2019 cruise season

The start of Portland Port's cruise season was spectacular! The first visit of 2019 was the inaugural call of the panamax size ship Costa Mediterranea. This ship is a spirit-class cruise ship operated by the...

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March 27

Cruising into a new season at the Port of Poole

Cruise & Maritime Voyages’ Astoria has kicked off the 2019 cruise season at the Port of Poole in Dorset, UK. Set to call frequently throughout 2019 and 2020, the 160-metre-long Astoria was one of the...

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March 27

Cruise & Conference tourism project boosts tourism for the ports of Southampton and Plymouth

Led by Southampton City Council the Leisure Excursions for Cruise and Conference in Southern England has made big strides to boost tourism for the ports of Southampton and Plymouth. The partnership, which includes Associated British...

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March 14

Poseidon Expeditions appoints GAC as UK cruise agent

Niche cruise specialists Poseidon Expeditions are coming to the United Kingdom, and GAC has been appointed as their national agent to take care of the 114-passenger ‘Sea Spirit’ from the Scilly Isles in the south to the...

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March 13

Lining up for another great year in Liverpool

Hoist the colours and roll out the gangway because Liverpool Cruise Terminal is on course for another fantastic record breaking year. It’s exactly one month until Liverpool’s Cruise Season begins when the Costa Mediterranea makes...

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March 10

Disney sailing into Britain’s Ocean City

Disney will be sprinkling its magic across Britain’s Ocean City in September 2020, with the inaugural visit of the Disney Magic cruise liner. The Disney Magic is over 300m long and can accommodate more than...

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March 1

Southampton Hosts First Cruise Business Seminar

The event showcasing best practise in industry took place in Southampton Harbour Hotel on Thursday 28th February 2019 ‘Leisure Excursions for Cruise & Conference’ led by Southampton City Council has hosted its first Cruise Business...

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February 15

Portland Port’s Awards Success

Portland Port has been receiving cruise ships for more than 20 years; using a combination of the experience gained and increasing ship numbers, the services and facilities that the port provides to the visiting cruise...

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