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Yearly Archive: 2016

September 26

Latest international award win secures ABP Southampton as port of the year

ABP Southampton, Northern Europe’s leading cruise turn around port, added to its trophy case after it scooped a major international award for Port of the Year at the Seatrade Cruise Awards last week (22 September)....

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September 5

Portsmouth International Port at Seatrade Cruise Med 2016

Representatives from Portsmouth International Port’s cruise team will be packing their bags for Tenerife this September, to join Cruise line operators, travel agents and specialist journalists at an important biennial cruise expo. Seatrade Cruise Med...

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August 20

Record five passenger ships in one day at Port of Tyne

The Port of Tyne in North East England has its busiest day ever at its International Passenger Terminal in North Shields with the arrival of a record five passenger ships all in one day including the...

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August 19

Liverpool approves £950,000 feasibility study into proposed new terminal

Authorities in Liverpool today approved a $1.2m (£950,000) feasibility study into a proposed new cruise terminal development. The west coast UK port has long held ambitions to expand its offer with the construction of a...

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August 19

New Port Director announced for Portsmouth International Port

Staff at Portsmouth International Port are preparing to welcome Mike Sellers as new Port Director, following Martin Putman’s decision to retire after 28 years at the Port. Mike has spent the last 20 years working...

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August 11

Award-winning Orkney Welcomes Milestone Cruise Visitor

Orkney’s 750,000 cruise ship passenger stepped ashore in Kirkwall today (10 August) to a real Orcadian welcome. Paul and Margaret Revis, from London, are passengers on board the Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’  Black Watch –...

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August 4

Dover Cruise Port scores a hat-trick

Today the UK’s second most popular cruise port, Dover Cruise Port was graced by three magnificent cruise ships taking it to its full capacity. The Saga Cruises ‘Saga Sapphire’, Seabourn ‘Seabourn Quest’ and the Plantours...

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August 1

Port of Dover bids farewell to Disney Cruise Line

As the sun went down behind the iconic White Cliffs on Monday 25 July, Dover Cruise Port, Britain’s second most popular cruise destination, bade a fond farewell to Disney Cruise Line’s Disney Magic for the...

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July 25

Passengers from Portsmouth International Port to help in whale count

This summer passengers sailing to and from Portsmouth International Port will have the chance to contribute to a major marine wildlife survey. Holidaymakers will join marine wildlife experts to help with the second annual ORCA...

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July 21

A world of discovery at Portsmouth International Port

Specialist travel agents are heading to Portsmouth International Port on 21 July, to learn more about expedition cruises. It also offers the perfect opportunity for PIP to show the travel agents the exciting cruises that...

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