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Yearly Archive: 2016

March 22

New online destination springs up for Portsmouth International Port

With the fresh new shoots of spring comes a whole new look for the Portsmouth International Port website - a complete redesign and reworking of the Port’s online presence. The new website arrives as the...

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March 16

British ports reach magic million cruise visitors

Figures released today by CruiseBritain show that more passengers than ever before visited Great Britain through the country’s 57 cruise ports in 2015. 107 individual ships called into UK ports, many ships calling on multiple...

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March 15

SCH on course to expand cruise ship operations in Southampton

Port terminal operators Southampton Cargo Handling (SCH) are set to expand their cruise ship services in Southampton this year following the capture of new business. SCH will handle over 70 cruise vessels in Southampton during...

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March 14

SCH secures exclusive agreement to handle cruise ships in Liverpool

Cruise handling specialists SCH have been awarded a contract for up to three years to provide stevedore services to all cruise ships calling at Liverpool Cruise Terminal. SCH will handle around 60 cruise ships per...

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March 9

Orkney’s cruise season starts early with arrival of Magellan

The first cruise liner to arrive in the 2016 season will berth at Hatston Pier on Thursday 10 March at 08:00. The Magellan, owned by CMV cruises has a maximum passenger capacity of 1800 passengers...

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March 8

Step into The Garden of England on your voyage

International cruise visitors and operators will be invited to step into a world of wonder, wine and white cliffs at this month’s Seatrade Cruise Global exhibition. The Visit Kent Cruise Partnership will be at the...

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March 2


Thomson Cruises has today announced that it will re-introduce cruising from the UK as it continues to build on its pledge to position choice and flexibility at its heart – with customers able to sail...

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February 19

Liverpool announces new cruise terminal plans to be drawn up

A detailed study into the construction of a permanent cruise liner building in Liverpool is to be progressed. Liverpool City Council has identified the former Princes Jetty at Princes Parade, close to the landing stage,...

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February 17

Port of Tyne is cruising on up to a record year

The Port of Tyne in North East England is preparing for a busy cruise season as the number of cruise ships scheduled to arrive and depart from its berths is anticipated to reach record numbers...

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February 10

Sheep Ahoy!

CELEBRATIONS to mark the centenary of the official opening of Cunard Line’s former world headquarters in Liverpool have been launched today – by a flock of sheep! After being awarded the City of Liverpool’s highest...

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