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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…

November 30

All aboard for the departure of Liverpool’s 2018 cruise season

This year the Liverpool Cruise Terminal has welcomed more than 100,000 international passengers and crew and approximately 50,000 spectators to the waterfront during cruise ship visits, generating an economic impact of around £7 million. During...

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October 29

Portland Port 2019 cruise season to bring economic boost to region

At the end of every cruise season Portland Port reviews it’s entire operation with the aim of continually improving the service it provides. As part of the port's improvement strategy, research has been undertaken over...

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October 19

Liverpool reveals detailed designs for new cruise terminal

Liverpool City Council has revealed the most detailed designs yet for the city’s new cruise terminal within Peel Land & Property’s £5bn ‘Liverpool Waters’ scheme. A 90 second fly-through video has been released online on...

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October 11

Record Breaking Orkney Cruise Season Draws to a Close

The departure of the Marco Polo (Thursday 11 October) marks the end of a stunning and record breaking cruise season for Orkney. The UK’s day call cruise capital, Kirkwall, had 144 ships and 146,000 passengers...

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September 21

Congratulations to Cruise Britain members included in final ’20 under 40′ at Seatrade Med

A global search for cruising’s top '20 under 40s' came to a conclusion this week as the winners of the Seatrade Cruise News competition were announced at Seatrade Cruise Med in Lisbon. Congratulations to two...

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September 18

British Isles cruise passenger numbers predicted to grow at record rates

Cruise Britain estimates that cruise passenger numbers to the British Isles in 2018 will continue to show the strongest growth rate of any northern European market segment. With just over quarter of a million individual...

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September 17

2018 is another record year for Isle of Man cruise visits

The Isle of Man received its highest number of cruise visits ever in 2018 with 24 cruise ships carrying 8,391 passengers welcomed to the Island, along with 6,026 crew. There was also a 20% increase...

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September 13

Poole cruising ahead after double visit

The Port of Poole has recorded a historic first after two cruise ships call on the same day. The first of the two ships to arrive was the Corinthian belonging to Grand Circle Cruise Line,...

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September 11

Cruise & Maritime Voyages Makes Inaugural Call at Poole

Maritime traditions were upheld at the Port of Poole as Poole Harbour Commissioners and the cruise ship Astoria exchanged plaques to commemorate the ship's inaugural call to the port. During her maiden voyage from Poole,...

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September 3

Dover Harbour Board announces new Chief Executive

Dover Harbour Board, owner and operator of the Port of Dover, is pleased to announce the appointment of Doug Bannister as Chief Executive. Doug has an extensive record of successful leadership in the maritime, aviation...

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