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Yearly Archive: 2024

April 9

Landmark Partnership: Cruise Ireland and Cruise Britain Join Forces to Boost Cruise Tourism Across Ireland and Britain

Cruise Britain and Cruise Ireland are proud to announce a landmark partnership between the two associations, aimed at fostering collaboration and driving growth in the cruise business sector. Through strategic collaboration, both organisations can tap...

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April 8

Aberdeen’s 2024 cruise season underway

Port of Aberdeen kicked off its 2024 cruise season on 8th April with the arrival of AIDAsol. The German-flagged liner, carrying 1,998 guests and 629 crew, arrived from Hamburg, Germany for a day-long stopover before...

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April 4

Holland America Line’s Nieuw Statendam and Rotterdam set to return to Dover for the first time since their milestone 2023 sailings

Both ships will call into Dover on 20th and 26th April respectively, following MS Rotterdam’s commemorative 150th anniversary voyage on 17th April 2023, and Nieuw Statendam’s inaugural call on 8th September 2023. Rotterdam and Nieuw...

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April 3

Future of Liverpool Cruise Terminal looks bright

Global Ports Holding Plc (GPH), the world’s largest independent cruise port operator, has signed a 50-year agreement with Peel Ports Group’s subsidiary, The Mersey Docks and Harbour Company Ltd, to operate services at Liverpool Cruise...

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April 2

Record 2023 season confirms industry recovery for Britain

Cruise Britain celebrates 15 years with 500% rise in transit guests since 2009  The cruise sector successfully bounced back for ports and service providers around the UK in 2023 with record guest and call numbers...

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March 28

Port of Dover wins third EcoPort PERS certification

Port of Dover has won a third certification through the EcoPorts’ environmental management standard (PERS). The port is recognised in the field of clean energies both for shipping and port operations, biodiversity and monitoring pollution....

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March 21

Portsmouth Port’s new terminal welcomes 75,000 passengers in first six months

Since Portsmouth International Port's terminal extension opened in August 2023, a report has shown 75,000 passengers have made use of the new facility, arriving and departing for their cruise. The carbon neutral terminal, part funded...

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March 5

Port of Tyne handles first cruise ship of the season

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is the first cruise operator to depart from Newcastle this year. Balmoral set sail on its first cruise of the season from the Port of Tyne, taking passengers on a nine-night...

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February 28

AIDA Kick-Starts Dover Cruise 2024 With Four Visits In March

The 2024 cruise season at the Port of Dover officially begins next month, with four consecutive weekly port of call visits from AIDA Cruises. After AIDAluna is welcomed to the Port on 12 March, AIDAdiva...

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February 28

ABB to supply shore power solution for Portsmouth International Port

ABB is appointed primary contractor as part of Portsmouth International Port's Sea Change project. The Sea Change project will design, build and operate a shore power project across the port's three busiest berths. It is...

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