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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…

September 2

Portland Port undertakes £26 million berth development

Portland Port is embarking on its largest and most ambitious improvement project to date, investing £26 million in a major berth development. The port has applied for, and had approved, all the necessary permissions to...

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August 24

Cruise to bring Liverpool £30M economic boost in next two years

As ships docking in the city return to pre-pandemic capacity, tourism numbers are on the up and that could spell good news for Liverpool, a city council report has identified. More than 100 operations are...

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August 15

Cruise Britain shortlisted for Destination of the Year

Cruise Britain is delighted to be a finalist for Destination of the Year with the winner to be announced at Seatrade Med in Malaga this September. The association and its members worked tirelessly to pivot...

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August 15

The future’s bright for Portsmouth as solar project hits major milestone

The installation of a ground-breaking solar and battery system at Portsmouth International Port has reached a major milestone. The scheme, managed by Portsmouth City Council's in-house energy services team and installed by Custom Solar, has...

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August 15

Dover port gifts recycled furniture to Island Princess during inaugural call

Princess Cruises’ Island Princess arrived for the first time at the Port of Dover last week, months after the ship helped to bring the port’s stand from Seatrade Cruise Global, Miami back to the UK...

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August 4

Portsmouth’s busiest ever cruise season welcomes Seabourn maiden call

As Portsmouth continues its busiest ever cruise season, another new visitor made their debut today as luxury cruise line Seabourn arrived for a maiden call. Seabourn Quest, which boasts award winning restaurants, penthouse suites and...

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July 13

Expanded CPS operation enhances cruise offering at Liverpool

Cruise and Passenger Services (CPS) has expanded its cruise parking operations in Liverpool with the acquisition of a new secure compound for passenger vehicles. The site adjacent to Liverpool Cruise Terminal (LCT) can accommodate over...

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July 12

Cruise Britain in conversation with Seatrade Cruise Talks

A new 20-minute video tour of Britain features a snapshot of Cruise Britain port and destination members talking about the highlights of their area and what it can offer cruise passengers. Take a peek into...

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July 8

UK cruise industry working with marine conservation charity ORCA

ORCA were welcome guests at Cruise Britain's recent summer meeting in Portsmouth and the marine conservation charity recently completed the first sailing in partnership with Ambassador Cruise Line. 11 further sailings onboard Ambience are planned....

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June 30

Tilbury’s historic riverside railway station to be transformed as major Heritage Fund secured.

Tilbury on the Thames Trust in Partnership with Forth Ports has secured major funding from The National Lottery Heritage Fund to deliver its ambitious plans to fully refurbish Tilbury’s Grade II listed historic Riverside Railway...

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