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Yearly Archive: 2017

June 8

Portsmouth International Port looks for the cruise agents vote on 8 June

As the UK heads to the polls some of the country’s top decision makers are journeying to Portsmouth International Port. However, the influential group doesn't consist of political persuaders, instead it’s a group of travel...

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June 7

Black Watch Set for Dover Season

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines started its 2017 cruise season from Dover on June 4, with a sold-out seven-night "Phenomenal Fjords of Norway" itinerary aboard the Black Watch. In total, the ship will be offering six...

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June 5

SCH and CPS show versatility in record weekend

Port terminal operators SCH and sister company Cruise and Passenger Services (CPS) have completed a record weekend of cruise operations in Southampton with involvement in 13 operations over three days. Stevedores SCH and valet cruise...

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June 2

Liverpool Cruise Terminal’s 10th season off to record-breaking start

The city’s 2017 cruise season will see 10 vessels berth on the Mersey in the first 11 days including the biggest turnaround ship to ever visit Liverpool Almost 20,000 passengers and crew will be welcomed...

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June 2

Portsmouth International Port introduce covered gangways

Whatever the weather, cruise passengers arriving at Portsmouth International Port can be assured of disembarking comfortably thanks to new purpose-designed covers for the gangways. Be it blazing hot sun, or driving rain, the new covers...

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May 11


Liverpool City Council has appointed engineering consultancy Ramboll to lead a highly skilled technical team to develop a new permanent Cruise Terminal Facility on the River Mersey. The multi-disciplinary design team, who have been appointed...

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May 10

New Head of Cruise Operations for Liverpool Cruise Terminal

Peter Murney is to take the helm as Head of Cruise Operations at Liverpool Cruise Terminal. This follows Angie Redhead's new role as Head of City Assets which includes Cruise, St George's Hall, the Town...

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April 19

Portsmouth International Port ready to welcome first cruise ship of the 2017 season

The start of a new cruise season is heading over the horizon at Portsmouth International Port, with preparations being made for the first cruise ship arrival of 2017. MV Deutschland cruises into dock at the...

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April 12

New Mersey cruise facility takes step closer

Liverpool City Council is set to appoint a team to design a potential new cruise passenger terminal on the River Mersey. The authority’s cabinet is being asked to endorse the selection of a highly skilled...

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April 11

Cruise and Maritime Voyages book into Portsmouth International Port

Astoria, the beautifully restored classic ocean liner operated by Cruise and Maritime Voyages, will become a familiar face at Portsmouth International Port next year. CMV has chosen The Great Waterfront City as the start point...

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