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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 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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April 25

Portsmouth says „Guten Tag!” to a new German visitor

Portsmouth International Port has welcomed the German cruise line AIDA to the city for the first time today, with passengers aboard the AIDAsol disembarking for the day to enjoy all Portsmouth has to offer. Today...

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April 20

Guernsey welcomes first cruise ship for two years

Guernsey has welcomed its first cruise ship call since the autumn of 2019, having been closed to cruise vessels for the past two years. Hanseatic Spirit arrived in St Peter Port on Friday (15 April)...

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April 5

Portsmouth Port looks forward welcoming Saga Cruises in 2023

Following the release of Saga's 2023 cruise schedule, Mike Sellers, director of Portsmouth International Port said: “I’m delighted that Saga will be making 22 departures from Portsmouth as part of their 2023 cruise season. We...

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April 4

Family tragedy inspires Solent Stevedores’ Charity of the Year

Solent Stevedores has launched its Charity of the Year initiative by becoming a fundraising partner for Neuroblastoma UK. The national charity that funds research to discover new, more effective and kinder treatments for children with...

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March 25

UK’s first shore power facility in Southampton commissioned, maiden calls at other ABP ports

The UK's first shore power facility for cruise ships will be utilised at Associated British Ports (ABP) Southampton this year, while maiden calls are scheduled at ABP Cruise ports throughout the year. ‘ABP Cruise’s ports...

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