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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…

April 12

Seatrade Cruise Virtual series offers opportunities to learn, discover and network

Seatrade's current series of targeted conferences will facilitate growth and support for cruise sectors currently experiencing remarkable change. Join them for an unmissable opportunity to connect, share ideas and discover insights from industry leaders: Seatrade...

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April 9

Cruise Britain welcomes today’s announcement to restart international cruises alongside international travel

Cruise Britain welcomes today’s announcement to restart international cruises alongside the wider resumption of international travel and in line with the ‘traffic light’ system. Over the last year the cruise sector has worked tirelessly with...

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April 9

Portland Port looks forward to cruise restart and UK domestic itineraries

With the huge impact that the COVID pandemic has had on the global cruise industry, Portland Port, joined cruise lines, other ports, businesses and industries in welcoming the news that UK domestic cruising could set...

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April 8

Full steam ahead for UK cruises from Portsmouth

With all their Covid-19 preparations up to date, Portsmouth International Port has welcomed the news that domestic UK cruises could resume in mid-May. The port has been working hard throughout the pandemic to ensure that passengers can...

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April 1

Portland Port welcomes new multi-million pound tug

Portland Port has been steadily growing over several years whilst making the necessary investments to future proof the port.  The latest asset for Portland Harbour Authority is a new multi-million-pound tug. After some consideration, the...

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March 31

Peter Wild leaves cruise industry

Founder member of Cruise Britain, Peter Wild has announced his retirement from the cruise industry. G. P. Wild (International) Limited (GPW), the consultancy company renowned for its work with the cruise industry, has announced that...

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March 9

UK domestic cruise included in Government Roadmap out of lockdown

Cruise Britain welcomes the extremely positive news that UK domestic cruising has been included in Stage 3 of the Roadmap alongside the opening of wider domestic tourism planned for 17 May. Over the last year,...

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March 3

Islands of Guernsey unable to accept cruise ships in 2021 due to ongoing COVID-19 pandemic

Due to the ongoing uncertainty and priority to protect the health and safety of the Islands of Guernsey residents, and those that visit the island, VisitGuernsey announces that the decision has had to be made...

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January 18

UK’s Port of Sunderland opening up to cruise ships

Newest Cruise Britain member, the North East Port of Sunderland, is exploring a future welcome for cruise ships. ‘Moving into the cruise and passenger ship market will allow the Port to fully utilise existing infrastructure, bringing...

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January 15

Portland Port tariff freeze for 2021

Portland Port has frozen its fees for customers in 2021 after the country has been heavily impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. There had been high hopes that the start of 2021 would see the country...

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