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Yearly Archive: 2022

December 19

Port of Southampton welcomes P&O Cruises’ new ship Arvia

The Port of Southampton has welcomed P&O Cruises’ newest ship Arvia ahead of her plaque and key ceremony and blessing on 21 December. As the sister ship to Iona, Arvia is an excel-class ship with...

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December 4

Manx language hits the Big Apple

An estimated 9 million people read about the Manx language in the The New York Times recently. It is amazing to have such coverage for the Isle of Man's language, and for some of the...

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November 25

Portsmouth Port’s carbon neutral terminal hailed ‘amazing for the city’ milestone

As Portsmouth Port's carbon neutral terminal reaches the half way mark, Rt Hon Penny Mordaunt MP joined Leader of the Council Gerald Vernon-Jackson and port director Mike Sellers today to view the terminal extension, which...

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November 18

Port of Southampton awarded best cruise port at Wave Awards

The annual Wave Awards saw Port of Southampton recognised as the cruise industry’s Best Port and highly commended in the Best Environment Initiative category. The prestigious Wave Awards celebrate the very best of the cruise...

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November 14

Portsmouth plugs in SMS Towage tugs in carbon-cutting shore bid

Portsmouth International Port has worked with their towage provider to provide a shore power connection for their tugs, saving 131 tonnes of carbon per annum. Both the port and the towage company, SMS Towage, are...

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November 8

Guernsey reviews successful first year since 2019

Looking back over the first year of operation since 2019, Guernsey has some encouraging data to build on. This year, 83% of all those who visited on a cruise ship from April to September, were...

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November 7

Carnival Celebration at the Port of Southampton

The Port of Southampton, Europe’s leading cruise turnaround port, has welcomed Carnival Cruise Line’s newest cruise ship, Carnival Celebration. The ship’s arrival in Southampton was celebrated with a traditional plaque and key ceremony at the...

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October 24

Solar energy project at Portsmouth’s port is powering ahead

An exciting new stage of a ground-breaking solar generation system at Portsmouth International Port has been reached, with 888 solar panels now been switched on. The scheme has been managed by Portsmouth City Council's in-house energy services...

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October 15

SCH Cruise & Passenger Services review increasing value of cruise passengers

Turbulence in world trade shows no sign of easing as we encounter the choppy waters of inflation, supply chain issues and rising interest rates in the wake of two years of economic problems caused by...

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September 28

Port of Southampton welcomes Norwegian Prima with plaque exchange ceremony

The Port of Southampton, Europe’s leading cruise turnaround port, has welcomed Norwegian Cruise Lines (NCL)’s newest cruise ship, Norwegian Prima. To celebrate the ship’s arrival in Southampton, a traditional plaque and key ceremony was held...

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