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Yearly Archive: 2019

May 7

Denholm’s strengthens UK network with Kirkwall acquisition

The agency office of John Jolly’s in Kirkwall has been acquired by Denholm Port Services Ltd. John Jolly’s have been Denholm's sub-agent in the Orkneys for many many years, and this move is the culmination...

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May 2

Guernsey welcomes MSC’s Preziosa on her inaugural visit

Representatives from Guernsey Harbours and CruiseGuernsey boarded MSC ‘sPreziosa during the ship’s inaugural call in to St Peter Port on 1 May 2019. An informal plaque exchange ceremony took place on board with Captain Stefano...

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May 1

Portland Port welcomes a Princess

Portland Port has welcomed a new Princess - the 3080 passenger Crown Princess. And this is not just any call but another inaugural call by both cruise line and vessel. Princess Cruises is a major...

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April 29

Bienvenido Zenith!

The inaugural visit to Portland Port by Pullmantur’s cruise liner Zenith took place today April 29th 2019. Pullmantur Cruises is a cruise line based in Madrid, Spain, and began operations as an off shoot of...

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April 24

SCH extends cruise handling contract with Liverpool City Council

Stevedores and port terminal management specialists SCH have been awarded the contract for a further three years with Liverpool City Council to handle all cruise ships calling at Liverpool Cruise Terminal (LCT). The agreement follows an extensive procurement...

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April 9

Another record high for cruise visitors to British ports as Cruise Britain celebrates 10th anniversary

Figures released today by Cruise Britain show that the number of cruise passengers visiting Britain continues to rise for an impressive eleventh consecutive year. Over these years, passenger day calls have risen by a factor...

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April 9

A momentous start to Portland Port’s 2019 cruise season

The start of Portland Port's cruise season was spectacular! The first visit of 2019 was the inaugural call of the panamax size ship Costa Mediterranea. This ship is a spirit-class cruise ship operated by the...

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March 27

Cruising into a new season at the Port of Poole

Cruise & Maritime Voyages’ Astoria has kicked off the 2019 cruise season at the Port of Poole in Dorset, UK. Set to call frequently throughout 2019 and 2020, the 160-metre-long Astoria was one of the...

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March 27

Cruise & Conference tourism project boosts tourism for the ports of Southampton and Plymouth

Led by Southampton City Council the Leisure Excursions for Cruise and Conference in Southern England has made big strides to boost tourism for the ports of Southampton and Plymouth. The partnership, which includes Associated British...

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March 14

Poseidon Expeditions appoints GAC as UK cruise agent

Niche cruise specialists Poseidon Expeditions are coming to the United Kingdom, and GAC has been appointed as their national agent to take care of the 114-passenger ‘Sea Spirit’ from the Scilly Isles in the south to the...

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