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Yearly Archive: 2019

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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May 22

Dover calling: It’s official!

Virgin Voyages has announced that Dover will be the first ever port of call for its epic Scarlet Lady cruise ship, in February 2020. This exciting news was revealed by Spice Girl Geri Horner (Halliwell)...

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May 20

Solent Stevedores and Carnival UK extend relationship in five-year deal

Solent Stevedores has recently signed a five-year deal with Carnival UK, one of four operating companies with the world’s largest cruise company Carnival Corporation & plc, that includes P&O Cruises and Cunard Line. The deal...

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May 20

Cruise Isle of Man Prepares for ‘Week of Maidens’

Cruise Isle of Man, a division of Visit Isle of Man, are looking forward to welcoming three inaugural calls in their ‘Week of Maidens’ which begins on the 22nd May. Rob Callister MHK, Political Member...

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May 20

Another of the AIDA family arrives at Portland

Portland Port has again welcomed one of the AIDA family, this time AIDAAura on her inaugural visit to the Port.  Launched in 2003 AIDAura is one of the smallest of the AIDA cruise vessels, the...

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May 15

Princess Cruises’ Pacific Princess wins Port of Dover award for environmental performance

The Port of Dover is pleased to announce that Princess Cruises’ Pacific Princess has won its Safety Environment Awareness “SEA” Award for 2018. Presented to Princess Cruises at the recent Seatrade 2019 Global Cruise Conference...

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