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Yearly Archive: 2021

September 30

A ship-shape new role for John at Cruise Liverpool

Liverpool City Council has appointed a ‘Head of Cruise Operations’ to help ‘skipper’ Cruise Liverpool’s ambitious plans for the future, following an impressive 2021 season. John Mawer has officially taken on the role of ‘Head...

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September 15

London International Cruise Terminal welcomes magnificent Disney Magic

The London International Cruise Terminal, located at The Port of Tilbury, warmly welcomes the arrival of the Disney Magic cruise ship this week as passengers begin their “Disney Magic at Sea” UK staycation sailings. The...

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August 25

Business bounces back for Portland Port with cruise restart

It has been three months since the green light was given for domestic cruises to resume following adherence to Government guidelines. In that time Portland Port has welcomed 43 vessels and anticipates in excess of 20 further calls before the season...

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July 5

Celebrity Silhouette arrives into Dover as the Garden of England welcomes cruise passengers back to Kent safely

Celebrity Cruises’ Celebrity Silhouette arrived into the Port of Dover yesterday, as part of a series of UK coastal cruises for British passengers which launched this weekend (3rd July). Silhouette is the second passenger call...

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July 5

Southampton’s Horizon Cruise Terminal opens for business

The Port of Southampton’s new Horizon Cruise Terminal accepted its first passengers on July 3, with the arrival of MSC Cruises’ MSC Virtuosa. Associated British Ports (ABP) announced the new £55m multi-user cruise terminal last...

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June 28

Dover welcomes its first cruise call since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic

The first passenger cruise call sailed into Dover for the first time in 15 months on Saturday 26th June. TUI’s Marella Explorer arrived alongside a celebratory welcome from local tugs and water cannons as part...

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May 26

Dartmouth launches safe visit campaign

Boutique cruise destination Dartmouth has launched a safe visit campaign ahead of the summer season. View the video here

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May 22

Portland Port welcomes first UK cruise port-of-call visit in 14 months

It has been 14 months since the COVID pandemic hit the world and the global cruise industry went into voluntary suspension. Now Portland Port has become the first port of call as cruising re-starts with...

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May 21

Portland Port prepares for cruise re-start

The countdown is underway for the first cruise ship with passengers to arrive at Portland Port in over 14 months under the re-start of domestic cruise operations. The MSC Virtuosa left Southampton on Thursday 20...

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May 20

Cruise Britain welcomes the restart of UK cruise

Cruise Britain is delighted to see the opening of domestic cruise alongside the resumption of domestic tourism and in line with Step 3 of the UK Government roadmap out of lockdown. This long-awaited restart is...

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