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There are things happening all of the time for CruiseBritain members, whether it’s new port developments, special events, inaugural visits or service enhancements for passengers. We’ll keep you posted here on our news page as well is in our regular E-blasts so be sure to sign up here

Read on for the latest news from CruiseBritain…

October 19

Dart Harbour Authority joins Cruise Britain

Dart Harbour Authority is the latest British port to join Cruise Britain. A natural harbour, steeped in maritime heritage, Dartmouth is the perfect location for an exceptional port call. Ships can anchor out, looking out...

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October 12

Port of Southampton strengthens its cruise team

With the Port of Southampton preparing for the return of cruise when the time is right, the existing cruise team is being further developed to ensure the best possible support for cruise partners. Rebekah Keeler,...

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October 2

Cruise Britain welcomes new COVID-19 Framework for cruise operators

A new COVID-19 Framework for cruise operators is published today (02 October) by the UK Chamber of Shipping. The trade association for the UK shipping industry has worked closely with the cruise industry for over...

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September 23

SMS International partners on port health initiative

SMS International Shore Operations is going to operate DeCurtis Shield Kiosks to automate the health check questionnaire process and provide temperature screening as part of its new COVID-19 safety initiative. 'SMS International Shore Operations is...

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September 23

Fred. Olsen’s Balmoral to sail new itineraries from Portsmouth

The Arctic and Canary Islands are among the destinations Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ Balmoral will head to next year, with half of its eight new sailings leaving from Portsmouth. A 13-night Northern Lights itinerary involving...

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September 22

Celebrity Apex arrives in Southampton

Celebrity Cruises' newest ship, Celebrity Apex, has arrived in Southampton where crew are preparing for its first transatlantic sailing to Miami. Celebrity Apex was due to have been the first of the line's ships to...

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September 21

Port of Dover partners with ECOsubsea for new hull cleaning project

The Port of Dover has launched a new partnership with Norwegian cleantech company ECOsubsea to roll out a sustainable and environmentally friendly cleaning programme for cruise ship hulls. The procedure uses robot like machines to...

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September 16

New itineraries from Liverpool for Fred Olsen’s new Borealis in 2021

Sailings for Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ second new ship Borealis have gone on sale with the inaugural programme featuring a number of brand new itineraries setting sail from Liverpool in 2021. This follows the launch...

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August 11

Portland Port completes major project to increase berth capabilities

A major project that has been years in the planning and months in the undertaking, has been completed at Portland Port.  The port’s main berths, Outer Coaling Pier (OCP) and the outer arm of Queens...

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July 22

Swan Hellenic to relaunch with new expedition ship in 2021

British-born expedition cruise line Swan Hellenic is set to return to the cruise industry with two newbuild expedition vessels in 2021. The company, which first set sail 70 years ago and was acquired by G...

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