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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…

June 28

Port of Dover set for a record-breaking year

With 130 calls planned in 2022, Dover is set to receive more cruise ships than in any previous year. Of those, 73 are turnarounds and 11 are inaugurals. Investment in berths Christian Pryce, CCO, Port of...

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June 23

Cruise Britain heads to Portsmouth

Cruise Britain members assembled in Portsmouth June 21-22 for the association’s annual summer gathering, which this year focussed on exploring the path towards a sustainable future. The event, which is hosted by a different member...

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June 14

Princess Cruises assists mobilisation of Dover’s Seatrade Cruise Global stand into school furniture

The Port of Dover’s 2019 stand at Seatrade Global in Miami – made entirely from recycled plastic – has been transferred from Port Everglades to the UK onboard Princess Cruises’ Island Princess to be recycled...

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June 13

Carnival Cruise Line returns to Dover with series of sailings on Carnival Pride

For the first time in nearly a decade, Carnival Cruise Line is sailing from Dover with Carnival Pride's inaugural departure from the port taking place on 10th June. Carnival Pride's departure began a nine-day journey...

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May 25

Portsmouth’s carbon neutral cruise terminal gets underway

Portsmouth International Port’s terminal transformation is underway, as contractors Knights Brown officially started construction on a new carbon neutral cruise terminal, which will strengthen the city's position a major UK port. The port has been...

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May 24

Blue sky thinking for green sailing as UK confirms £12m for zero emission technologies

A £12m clean maritime competition to tackle shipping emissions and propel innovative projects forward has been announced. The competition will work to push forward international green shipping corridors, fulfilling the UK’s COP26 commitment, as well...

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May 9

Back to breaking records at Portland Port

The 2022 cruise season at Portland Port is set to be another record-breaking year. With the dust finally starting to settle on the pandemic, the port is now firmly looking to the future and is...

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April 28

SCH expands links with Celebrity Cruises by supporting Celebrity Beyond

SCH is expanding its links with Celebrity Cruises by supporting the line’s new ship Celebrity Beyond on its inaugural calls in Southampton. The prestigious visits by Celebrity’s latest vessel will see SCH provide extensive stevedoring...

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April 27

Solent Stevedores secures five-year deal with Saga Cruises

Solent Stevedores has secured a five-year deal for cruise turn-around services with Saga Cruises at the Port of Southampton. This new contract with the UK’s leading cruise stevedoring partner will cover all cruise calls to...

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April 26

Britain’s 2021 cruise restart laid foundations for 2022 season

Britain’s 2022 cruise season is fully under way with a number of ports expecting record calls and maiden visits. Britain’s ports, destinations and service providers are looking forward to welcoming back significant numbers of cruise...

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