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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 2

D-Day anniversary brings three cruise ships to Portsmouth International Port

Seventy-two years after troops left Portsmouth for the Normandy Beaches, visitors continue to return to learn more about the military operation. On 6 June three cruise ships will arrive at Portsmouth International Port, with opportunities...

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May 18

Fred Olsen’s Boudicca starts new Liverpool 2016 programme for SCH

Cruise terminal operators SCH have handled their first cruise ship turnaround operation of the 2016 season at Liverpool Cruise Terminal (LCT). SCH, who have won the exclusive contract to handle all cruise ships at LCT...

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May 9

CruiseBritain supports Princess Cruises Global Destination initiative

A new Princess Cruises destination initiative will see the cruise line and British ports and service providers work together to provide guests with the most meaningful, authentic and exclusive experiences ashore.  The enterprising project combines...

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April 27

A Baker’s dozen at Portsmouth International Port in May

With thirteen cruise ship movements in May, staff at Portsmouth International Port are gearing up for their busiest month of the year. The majority of activity in May will see passengers starting and ending their...

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April 25


As cruise ship terminal operators loading and discharging baggage for thousands of passengers, Southampton Cargo Handling (SCH) need to be flexible, but managing the loading of a five-tonne model of a giant panda and her...

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April 22

Landmark for cruises from Bristol Port as 25,000th passenger sets sail

A landmark 25,000th cruise passenger set sail from Bristol yesterday, marking a remarkable three years of booming demand from holidaymakers in the South West. The port opened its cruise terminal in Avonmouth in 2013, offering...

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April 20


Stevedoring and ancillary services company Southern Maritime Services (SMS) has handled the first of 36 cruise ship call expected at Portsmouth International Port (PIP) this year following the arrival of Swan Hellenic’s Minerva. More than...

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April 13

Cruising into the 2016 season at Portsmouth International Port

The winter wait is finally over and cruise ships are heading back to Portsmouth International Port, marking the start of the 2016 season, the cruise schedule can be found at www.portsmouth-port.co.uk/cruises/schedule Each ship that calls...

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April 8

Magellan on the Mersey

Cruise line operator Cruise & Maritime Voyages (CMV) has unveiled its “largest ever” cruise programme out of Liverpool next year including a “spectacular” 28-night voyage to Canada. CMV is offering new sailings on its Magellan...

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March 24

Liverpool City Council commissions early design work on a permanent cruise liner building

The city council has appointed an international consultancy team led by Arup and including KKA Architects, Royal Haskoning DHV Engineering and cost consultants Turner and Townsend to produce a concept design. They will come up...

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