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Yearly Archive: 2016

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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November 22

Royal Princess returns to Liverpool

Princess Cruises has announced that the 3,560-guest ship will visit Liverpool throughout spring and summer 2018. It’s the latest good news for Liverpool’s cruise liner terminal, which this year welcomed 63 ships bringing 114,676 passengers...

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November 2

Cruising towards a busy 2017 at Portsmouth International Port

 With a successful 2016 summer season drawing to a close the schedule for cruise ships at Portsmouth International Port next year is looking healthy, with a 24% rise in bookings already in the diary. 2017...

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October 20

Port of Dover scoops top National award

The Port of Dover became the toast of the transport sector after being named 'Port of the Year' at the UK National Transport Awards 2016. Supported by the Department for Transport, Transport Focus and the...

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October 19

Three ships in a day at different ports show SCH cruise capability

SCH underlined its credentials as the UK’s most extensive provider of cruise ship services by supporting over 8,000 passengers in three different ports in a single day. Biggest operation came in Southampton where the port...

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October 12

Hat trick of cruise awards for Liverpool

Liverpool has been named the ‘Best UK Port of Call’  for the third time in four years by the world’s largest cruise review site. ‘Cruise Critic’ – sister site of ‘Trip Advisor’ – has awarded the...

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October 5

Ocean Watch Week shows strong results on routes from Portsmouth International Port

The results of marine charity ORCA’s OceanWatch 2016 are in, and show more sightings of whales, dolphins and porpoises (collectively known as cetaceans) on routes from Portsmouth International Port than any other UK port. During...

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October 3

Portsmouth Cruise Forum re-launch at Seatrade Cruise Med Tenerife

The Portsmouth Cruise Forum re-launched from the Cruise Britain stand at the Seatrade Cruise Med event in Tenerife. The Portsmouth Destination Marketing Partnership subgroup sees Portsmouth City Council,  key attractions and activity providers, as well...

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