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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…

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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April 28

Port of Poole unveils 2021 cruise schedule

The Port of Poole has announced that four cruise lines will visit the Dorset destination a total of seven times this year. All the lines' ships will make their maiden calls to the port, with...

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April 19

Solent Stevedores strengthens cruise infrastructure

Preparations for a cruise restart began almost immediately after the pause in operations was announced a year ago. Ports are ready and cruise lines are ready. There is a crucial, and often invisible, cog in...

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April 19

Port of Poole ramps up safety measures ahead of new cruise season

Port of Poole cruise officials have introduced a raft of new health and safety measures to help make its land and sea operations as Covid-secure as possible. The port’s current Covid-safe processes with its ferry...

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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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