Posts Tagged ‘Southampton’

Roads warning in Southampton as 10 cruise ships arrive

Sunday, August 20th, 2017

Motorists are being warned to expect delays as 10 cruise ships arrive and depart Southampton over the weekend. About 55,000 passengers are set to travel through the port on Saturday and Sunday. (

Passenger Ship Pollution: Major Cruise Lines to Speak at Conference

Thursday, July 20th, 2017

Passenger Ship Pollution 2017, chaired by Richard Vie, Former Vice President for Technical Development and Quality Assurance, Carnival Corporation, will provide cruise and ferry operators with a unique forum to reduce emissions and improve fuel efficiency as required by new regulations. (

Passenger Ship Pollution Conference Set for Debut

Monday, June 26th, 2017

Passenger Ship Pollution will take place November 14-15, 2017 in Southampton, UK. The new event, launched by Passenger Ship Safety organizer TDNUK, will provide the forum required by ship operators and industry experts to discuss how to reduce and manage the environmental impact of current and future operations. (

Passenger Ship Safety: Bottom Line

Friday, April 7th, 2017

Marine operations, safety and newbuilding programs were focus topics on the final day of Passenger Ship Safety Southampton, rounding out a unique conference program with speakers from Carnival Corporation, Saga Cruises and various industry suppliers. (

All Encompassing Focus on Display at Passenger Ship Safety

Thursday, April 6th, 2017

Passenger Ship Safety continued in Southampton on Wednesday with a full-scale event program, conference and seminar. Speakers including representatives from coast guards, cruise lines and other key stakeholders in the cruise ship safety arena. (

Passenger Ship Safety Kicks Off, Focus on Life Saving

Wednesday, April 5th, 2017

Passenger Ship Safety Southampton kicked off on Tuesday. The event is attended by key cruise line decision makers in operations, safety and security. in addition to class societies, vessel management companies and relevant vendors. (

Norwegian to return to Southampton next year, 2019

Wednesday, April 5th, 2017

Norwegian Cruise Line will return to Southampton next year and again in 2019, company officials said at a presentation in London on 3 April. (

Strong Conference Program Set for Passenger Ship Safety

Thursday, March 30th, 2017

Passenger Ship Safety Southampton, scheduled from April 4-6, will be underscored by a robust conference program touching on relevant safety and security as they relate to the cruise industry. (

Port terminal operators SCH expect one of their busiest Southampton cruise ship seasons for many years in 2017

Monday, March 20th, 2017

Port terminal operators SCH have expanded their cruise ship business in Southampton for 2017 by securing the stevedoring and other ship support services for calls by Silversea Cruises. (more…)

Passenger Ship Safety Southampton: Mitigating Risks

Monday, February 27th, 2017

Delegates attending Passenger Ship Safety Southampton will hear from industry experts discussing technologies, solutions and strategies and what the future risks may entail. The event takes place April 4-6. (

Southampton Wins Port Of The Year at the Seatrade Cruise Awards

Thursday, October 6th, 2016

The Queen Elizabeth in Southampton (Courtesy Kevin Griffin)ABP Southampton was named Port of the Year at the Seatrade Cruise Awards in Tenerife on September 22. (more…)

Royal Caribbean International’s Harmony of the Seas Sails Into Southampton

Tuesday, May 17th, 2016

Harmony of the Seas (Photo courtesy Royal Caribbean International)The port of Southampton, U.K. was bustling today as onlookers gathered to be among the first to see the world’s largest cruise ship, Harmony of the Seas, upon her first arrival into port. (more…)

SCH On Course To Expand Cruise Ship Operations In Southampton

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016

Port terminal operators Southampton Cargo Handling (SCH) are set to expand their cruise ship services in Southampton this year following the capture of new business. (more…)

Multi-million pound makeover for Southampton’s QE2 Terminal

Friday, November 20th, 2015

A £5 million revamp of Southampton’s Queen Elizabeth II Cruise Terminal is due to get underway this winter. (

Cunard Line’s 175th anniversary celebrations see its three Queens arriving home to Southampton

Sunday, May 3rd, 2015

Celebrations to mark Cunard’s 175th anniversary get into full swing on Sunday when its fleet of three ships arrive home together from separate world cruises. (

Cunard’s Three Queens Celebrate the Royal Birth with Ships’ Whistles

Sunday, May 3rd, 2015

Cunard’s fleet of Three Queens – flagship Queen Mary 2, Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth – welcomed the new Royal Baby with a simultaneous sounding the ships’ whistles (foghorns) at noon today, Saturday 2 May 2015. (

Mayflower Terminal in Southampton reopens after refurbishment

Monday, April 27th, 2015

Southampton’s Mayflower Cruise Terminal has reopened following a multi-million pound refurbishment that will enable it to cater for some of the largest cruise vessels afloat, long into the future. (

Southampton Cargo Handling utilises expertise to service Anthem of the Seas

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015

Terminal operator Southampton Cargo Handling (SCH) is utilising their experience in handling cruise vessels to service the biggest cruise ship to call in the port of Southampton. (

Royal Caribbean Christens Newest Ship, Anthem of the Seas

Tuesday, April 21st, 2015

Royal Caribbean’s newest ship, Anthem of the Seas, was named in Southampton, U.K., today (April 20) in a spectacular ceremony complete with Scottish pipers, a boy band, a DJ, the cast of Queen musical “We Will Rock You” and flashing wristbands. (

Royal Caribbean’s Newest Cruise Ship, Anthem of the Seas, Arrives in UK

Wednesday, April 15th, 2015

Royal Caribbean’s Anthem of the Seas has arrived in Southampton, its homeport for the summer. (more…)

Passengers Stuck Onboard Cruise Ship as Strong Winds Continue to Batter the U.K.

Wednesday, April 1st, 2015

Passengers have been stuck onboard a P&O Cruises’ ship all day, as it has been unable to dock at Southampton due to strong winds. (

Britannia cruise ship named by the Queen in lavish ceremony ( video)

Wednesday, March 11th, 2015

The Queen has previously christened the Royal Yacht Britannia and four other cruise ships: the QE2, the Oriana (another P&O ship) and Cunard’s Queen Mary 2 and Queen Elizabeth. (

HM The Queen Names P&O Cruises’ Newest Ship

Tuesday, March 10th, 2015

Her Majesty The Queen named P&O Cruises’ newest ship Britannia today (March 10th) in Southampton. (

UK Big Enough for Two New Cruise Ships, Carnival CEO Says

Tuesday, March 10th, 2015

There’s plenty of room in the United Kingdom for two brand new cruise ships. That’s the message Carnival Corp. CEO Arnold Donald had for attendees at a press conference in Southampton. (

Cunard Commences 175th Anniversary Year with Spectacular Start

Tuesday, January 13th, 2015

Cunard has commenced its 175th anniversary year with a spectacular start, as fireworks and marching bands marked the departure of Queen Mary 2 and Queen Elizabeth on their World Voyages this weekend.

Britannia to be named on 10 March at Southampton

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014

Britannia during sea trials on December 7, 2014. Photo P&O CruisesBritannia, the eight ship in the fleet of P&O Cruises, will be named at an event in Southampton on 10 March next year. (

Cunard History: Southampton

Sunday, September 14th, 2014

his article, written by Michael Gallagher, public relations executive and historian for Cunard Line, is part of an ongoing series of key moments in Cunard Line’s history. (

Cunard Fleet to Celebrate Queen Mary 2′s First 10 Years

Tuesday, April 29th, 2014

Cunard will celebrate the 10th anniversary of the line’s flagship, Queen Mary 2, on Friday 9 May 2014 with the arrival of the whole three-ship fleet in Southampton. (

Norwegian Epic to sail from Southampton in Fall 2015

Friday, April 25th, 2014

Norwegian Cruise Line announced that Norwegian Epic has added two sailings to and from Southampton, England in 2015, marking the first time that the ship has visited the port since the inaugural celebration in June 2010. (

Norwegian Getaway arrives at Southampton for travel trade event

Wednesday, January 15th, 2014

Norwegian GetawayNorwegian Cruise Line today, 15 January, launched its newest ship Norwegian Getaway to the UK market at an inaugural on-board event held in Southampton. (

New Royal Caribbean Cruise Ship to Homeport in Southampton

Thursday, November 21st, 2013

Royal Caribbean will base its newest ship Anthem of the Seas in Southampton, U.K. from April 2015 — as Cruise Critic members predicted back in September. (

Strong Storm Prevents Cruise Ship Departure from Southampton

Sunday, October 27th, 2013

Princess Cruises is keeping Crown Princess in the port of Southampton due to strong winds and high swells. The ship may stay in port one or more nights as needed, the line said. (