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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…

January 28

Uber Boat by Thames Clippers orders hybrid high-speed passenger ferries

Uber Boat by Thames Clippers is set to launch the UK’s first hybrid high-speed passenger ferries in London in autumn 2022 and spring 2023. The vessels, which are currently under construction at Wight Shipyard Co....

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January 28

Dart Harbour welcomes Paul Britton as new Harbour Master & CEO

After an extensive search, Dart Harbour are pleased to announce Paul Britton as the harbour’s new Harbour Master/CEO. Paul will bring his wealth of industry experience, mostly recently with Disney Cruises, to boutique Dart Harbour...

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January 27

Liverpool sails towards a bumper cruise season

Liverpool will welcome more than 100 cruises to its shores in 2022, as the city plans to deliver its most ambitious season yet. The outbreak of the global pandemic in March 2020 led to the...

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January 13

More great journeys set to begin in Portsmouth with bumper maiden calls scheduled in 2022

Portsmouth International Port have released their initial cruise schedule for 2022, which sees an impressive number of maiden calls from both new cruise lines, and ships, over the next 12 months. 2022 brings a new...

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January 12

Change at the helm for Cruise Britain

Cruise Britain, the association which brings together the ports, destinations and service sector of the UK cruise industry, welcomes a new Chair as industry expert Kate O’Hara, Port of Tyne, takes the helm for a...

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November 18

Kent’s Heritage Coast from Port of Dover – Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel

Port of Dover has always known that Kent’s stunning heritage coastline is an incredibly special destination delivering unforgettable experiences for tourists from all over the globe - but now you don’t just have to take...

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November 18

The Islands of Guernsey Announces Return to Cruise

After two seasons without cruise ships calling into Guernsey this vital part of the tourism economy is due to be reinstated for 2022. As one of the most important and popular ports in the British...

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November 9

A year like no other for SCH & sister companies

Cruising operations have steadily returned to full swing for SCH and its sister companies during 2021 with more than 150 ship calls supported at ports throughout the UK. The network of ports has grown for...

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October 28

Portsmouth secures over £11m in Levelling Up Funding to transform port

Portsmouth International Port’s crucial terminal transformation will officially get underway after an announcement by the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities that the scheme has been awarded £11.25m Levelling Up Funding. The port was...

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October 26

Maiden Hurtigruten call for Harwich

Hurtigruten Expeditions' Maud made its maiden call at Harwich International recently. Maud, returning from a 14-night Norwayand Arctic Circle cruise, was in Harwich at the same time as the British Antarctic Survey’s new vessel, RRS...

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