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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…

February 27

Four internationally renowned architects submit plans for Liverpool’s new cruise terminal 

Four internationally renowned teams of architects and engineers have submitted proposals for the design and construction of a new cruise terminal at Liverpool. The bids are now being considered by the operators of the north-west...

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February 15

Rocking the Waves from Tyne

As festival mania continues to sweep across the UK, and cruise holidays get ever more popular, one enterprising company has come up with a classic combination. A luxury cruise to iconic UK destinations combined with...

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January 18

Largest UK fast-ferry shipyard order in over 25 years confirmed

The largest fast passenger ferry order for a UK shipyard in over 25 years has been confirmed by MBNA Thames Clippers today. Two new 170 capacity passenger boats will be built at the Wight Shipyard...

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January 18

Portsmouth International Port successfully transitions to revised International Quality Standard

  Portsmouth International Port has become one of the first UK ports to successfully transition to International Quality Standard ISO 9001:2015. The deadline for making the transition from the previous quality standard is September 2018,...

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January 16

Discover where a cruise from Port of Tyne can take you

The Port of Tyne in North East England is set for another record year in 2017, with more than 50 calls already booked. The Port celebrated an all-time high in cruise ship visits in 2016,...

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January 11

Guernsey’s 2016 Cruise Passenger Findings Show Robust Growth and Increased Overall Spend Ashore

Guernsey’s cruise passenger numbers growth has yet again been positive in 2016, with an increase of 8%, reflecting the benefits being accrued by the continued investment and increased resource deployed to support this growing sector....

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January 4

New Year, New Port Director at Portsmouth International Port

With the change of year comes new leadership at Portsmouth International Port, as Mike Sellers starts full time as the new Port Director. Mike, who has spent the last twenty years working for Associated British...

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December 22

Black Watch comes calling on a Christmas cruise at Portsmouth International Port

The last cruise ship call of 2016 at Portsmouth International Port sees Fred. Olsen’s stylish cruise ship ‘Black Watch’ arrives two days before Christmas on an around Britain “Tinsel & Hogmanay” tour. Six hundred passengers...

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December 20

Liverpool seeks design team for new Cruise Terminal

Liverpool City Council has launched a Europe wide search to design a potential new cruise terminal on the River Mersey. The authority is seeking to appoint a highly skilled technical team to advise on the...

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December 6

Rising Star award scooped by ABP Southampton’s Rebekah Keeler

Cruise Trade News has named seven members of the cruise industry as Rising Stars including Rebekah Keeler, Commercial manager, ABP Southampton who has been awarded Ports Rising Star. The winners, all aged 35 and under, were...

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