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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…

May 22

Dover calling: It’s official!

Virgin Voyages has announced that Dover will be the first ever port of call for its epic Scarlet Lady cruise ship, in February 2020. This exciting news was revealed by Spice Girl Geri Horner (Halliwell)...

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May 20

Solent Stevedores and Carnival UK extend relationship in five-year deal

Solent Stevedores has recently signed a five-year deal with Carnival UK, one of four operating companies with the world’s largest cruise company Carnival Corporation & plc, that includes P&O Cruises and Cunard Line. The deal...

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May 20

Cruise Isle of Man Prepares for ‘Week of Maidens’

Cruise Isle of Man, a division of Visit Isle of Man, are looking forward to welcoming three inaugural calls in their ‘Week of Maidens’ which begins on the 22nd May. Rob Callister MHK, Political Member...

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May 20

Another of the AIDA family arrives at Portland

Portland Port has again welcomed one of the AIDA family, this time AIDAAura on her inaugural visit to the Port.  Launched in 2003 AIDAura is one of the smallest of the AIDA cruise vessels, the...

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May 15

Princess Cruises’ Pacific Princess wins Port of Dover award for environmental performance

The Port of Dover is pleased to announce that Princess Cruises’ Pacific Princess has won its Safety Environment Awareness “SEA” Award for 2018. Presented to Princess Cruises at the recent Seatrade 2019 Global Cruise Conference...

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May 7

Denholm’s strengthens UK network with Kirkwall acquisition

The agency office of John Jolly’s in Kirkwall has been acquired by Denholm Port Services Ltd. John Jolly’s have been Denholm's sub-agent in the Orkneys for many many years, and this move is the culmination...

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May 2

Guernsey welcomes MSC’s Preziosa on her inaugural visit

Representatives from Guernsey Harbours and CruiseGuernsey boarded MSC ‘sPreziosa during the ship’s inaugural call in to St Peter Port on 1 May 2019. An informal plaque exchange ceremony took place on board with Captain Stefano...

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May 1

Portland Port welcomes a Princess

Portland Port has welcomed a new Princess - the 3080 passenger Crown Princess. And this is not just any call but another inaugural call by both cruise line and vessel. Princess Cruises is a major...

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April 29

Bienvenido Zenith!

The inaugural visit to Portland Port by Pullmantur’s cruise liner Zenith took place today April 29th 2019. Pullmantur Cruises is a cruise line based in Madrid, Spain, and began operations as an off shoot of...

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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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