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Yearly Archive: 2019

July 19

Cowes welcomes Europa and Seabourn Quest to ‘England in miniature’

Boutique destination and gem of the UK South Coast, Cowes on the Isle of Wight, has welcomed two more cruise ships this month, the Europa, and Seabourn Quest. Cowes Harbour Commission held a traditional plaque...

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July 12

Queen visit caps Liverpool’s record-breaking cruise season

Liverpool’s record-breaking cruise season will reach a high-water mark next week when the city welcomes the iconic Queen Mary 2 to the Mersey. The 149,000-tonne vessel - the largest ocean liner ever built - will...

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July 10

Portland Port welcomes another Princess

Portland Port today welcomed another Princess – that is Princess Cruises ‘Sea Princess’, and this is not just any call but another inaugural call. Princess Cruises is a major US cruise line owned by the...

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June 20

Berth enhancements at Portland Port

Following a major investment in extending its prime commercial berth, the Outer Coaling Pier (OCP) Portland Port has continued to invest in the development of its prime infrastructure. The extension to OCP was opened in...

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June 20

New member Cowes announces 2019 cruise season

Six cruise ships to visit Cowes Harbour and four maiden calls  Cowes Harbour Commission is extremely pleased to announce that Cowes, Isle of Wight, has six cruise ship calls booked for 2019, including four inaugural...

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June 19

Port of Southampton signs sister port agreement with PortMiami

The Port of Southampton and PortMiami signed a sister port agreement during a visit from a delegation of officials from the Florida-based port and Miami-Dade County. During the visit, a city twinning agreement was also...

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June 17

Cruise Britain celebrates 10th anniversary with event in Guernsey

Cruise Britain, the joint initiative between Britain's ports and service providers is hosting its summer event on the island of Guernsey, one of its member destinations. As part of Cruise Britain’s remit to ensure that...

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June 13

D-Day veterans are given warm welcome at the Port of Poole

Tuesday 4th June marked a momentous day of celebrations at the Port of Poole with the arrival of the Royal British Legion’s D-Day 75 Voyage of remembrance, marking the 75th anniversary of the Normandy Landings....

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June 12

Cruise Britain statement on cruise ship air emissions

 Cruise Britain is an association of over 36 member ports in Britain plus a range of industry service providers. The association refutes the findings and conclusions of a report on cruise ship air emissions as...

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May 27

An Expedition Explorer comes to Portland

On Sunday, Portland Port welcomed Hanseatic Nature, a brand new state-of-the-art upmarket luxury expedition cruise ship on her inaugural visit One of 18 German cruise ships Portland have coming in this year, Hanseatic Nature is...

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