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There are things happening all of the time for CruiseBritain members, whether it’s new port developments, special events, inaugural visits or service enhancements for passengers. We’ll keep you posted here on our news page as well is in our regular E-blasts so be sure to sign up here

Read on for the latest news from CruiseBritain…

June 11

25 calls including three inaugurals for Dover in May

The first bank holiday weekend saw the historic Western Docks at full capacity for the first time since 2016 with three cruise ships berthed together. Viking’s ‘Viking Sun’, the ‘Deutchland’ under Phoenix Reisen and Pullmantur...

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June 4

Liverpool Cruise Terminal to ‘seas’ the summer

It's going to be a record-breaking summer for Liverpool Cruise Terminal. June and July will be the busiest ever as they gear up to welcome 25 different vessels with 37,317 international passengers and 17,348 crew....

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May 29

Record-breaking cruise ship marks record-breaking season for Portland Port

The start of Portland Port's cruise season has been a spectacular one; the first ship was the 20th visit by a Phoenix Reisen vessel. They are the first cruise line to reach this milestone at...

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May 25

Port Of London cruise contract goes to Port of Tilbury and MBNA Thames Clippers

The Port of London Authority (PLA) has awarded the five-year contract for management of its Central London Cruise Moorings to a joint venture between the Port of Tilbury and MBNA Thames Clippers. The five-year deal...

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May 24

Work begins on Liverpool’s new cruise terminal

The first phase of construction of Liverpool’s new Cruise Liner Terminal has begun. An overwater jack-up platform has arrived in the River Mersey to begin site investigations on the bedrock on which much of the...

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May 9

I Saw Three Ships at Dover Cruise

The sun was shining this May Bank Holiday Monday as three impressive cruise ships called at one of the UK's busiest cruise ports at Dover's historic Western Docks - the first time Dover Cruise has been at...

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May 3

South Quay, Poole Harbour – the world’s newest cruise berth open for business

Poole Harbour will be welcoming thousands of cruise ship passengers to the south coast this summer with the completion of South Quay, the world’s newest cruise berth, completed on schedule and on budget. Completion of...

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April 28

Isle of Man due to welcome record numbers of cruise visitors

The Isle of Man is set to welcome a record number of cruise passengers in 2018 with over 9,900 passengers arriving on 24 cruise ships due to visit this year. This compares with 23 cruise...

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April 4

Planning approval granted for Liverpool cruise terminal

Authorities in Liverpool on Tuesday granted formal planning approval for the city’s proposed  new cruise terminal. Work on the £50m ($66m) facility could start in October. The permissions awarded by the city’s Planning Committee mark a...

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March 28

MSC Cruises announces new mega ship MSC Bellissima will be christened in Southampton

MSC Cruises, the world’s largest privately owned cruise company and leading cruise line in Europe and South America, has revealed that MSC Bellissima, which will be MSC Cruises’ next flagship, will be christened in the...

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