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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…

November 14

Portsmouth plugs in SMS Towage tugs in carbon-cutting shore bid

Portsmouth International Port has worked with their towage provider to provide a shore power connection for their tugs, saving 131 tonnes of carbon per annum. Both the port and the towage company, SMS Towage, are...

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November 8

Guernsey reviews successful first year since 2019

Looking back over the first year of operation since 2019, Guernsey has some encouraging data to build on. This year, 83% of all those who visited on a cruise ship from April to September, were...

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November 7

Carnival Celebration at the Port of Southampton

The Port of Southampton, Europe’s leading cruise turnaround port, has welcomed Carnival Cruise Line’s newest cruise ship, Carnival Celebration. The ship’s arrival in Southampton was celebrated with a traditional plaque and key ceremony at the...

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October 24

Solar energy project at Portsmouth’s port is powering ahead

An exciting new stage of a ground-breaking solar generation system at Portsmouth International Port has been reached, with 888 solar panels now been switched on. The scheme has been managed by Portsmouth City Council's in-house energy services...

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October 15

SCH Cruise & Passenger Services review increasing value of cruise passengers

Turbulence in world trade shows no sign of easing as we encounter the choppy waters of inflation, supply chain issues and rising interest rates in the wake of two years of economic problems caused by...

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September 28

Port of Southampton welcomes Norwegian Prima with plaque exchange ceremony

The Port of Southampton, Europe’s leading cruise turnaround port, has welcomed Norwegian Cruise Lines (NCL)’s newest cruise ship, Norwegian Prima. To celebrate the ship’s arrival in Southampton, a traditional plaque and key ceremony was held...

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September 9

Queen Elizabeth II

Cruise Britain is profoundly saddened to learn of the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II after a lifetime dedicated to selfless and gracious public service to this country and the Commonwealth. Deepest condolences are...

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September 5

Liverpool ‘sail-ebrates’ 15 years in cruise control

Liverpool's cruise terminal is on course to welcome its one millionth international visitor by the end of the 2022 season, as it also gears up to celebrate its 15th anniversary. The Cruise Liverpool team will...

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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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