The port of Southampton is set to cement its title as the UK’s busiest cruise port with the opening of a fifth terminal next year. Due for completion in late spring the new terminal will help Southampton handle the 2million passengers which already pass through the South Coast port each year.
Disney Cruise Line’s 2012 built Disney Fantasy made her maiden call the port arriving just before daybreak, becoming the first Disney line ship to visit Southampton since her fleetmate Disney Wonder in July 1999
The worldwide corona virus pandemic has led to an unprecedented time for the cruise industry, together with fleets being laid up it is also resulting ad hoc cruise ship calls to various ports. Yesterday Southampton […]
Just two days after she was christened in Hamburg MSC Grandiosa was in Southampton as part of a series of inaugural celebrations with 500 agents, trade media and bloggers invited onboard for an overnight stay to sample MSC newest ship.
Princess Cruises has accomplished another major milestone in preparation for the launch of its newest ship, Sky Princess, by completing the vessel’s sea trials. The 3,660-guest cruise ship set out to sea from a construction […]
24 sailings from Southampton for Summer 2021 The newly restyled and extended MSC Magnifica will offer more public space, new features and more cabins London, United Kingdom – 10 September 2019 – MSC Cruises, the […]
MSC Cruises’ first Meraviglia-Plus class ship MSC Grandiosa has successfully completed her first intensive systems tests at sea during a three-day trial in the Atlantic Ocean between 28-31 August. MSC Cruises’ latest flagship will next […]
Yesterday 16th August saw one of the UK’s favorite cruise ships depart from Southampton to start a new life in China. The former P&O Cruises favorite Oriana sailed under her new name Piano Land, which […]
Princess Cruises begins one-year countdown to Enchanted Princess Princess Cruises has commenced the one-year countdown to the launch of the 3,660-guest Enchanted Princess in Southampton on June 30, 2020. Construction of the 143,700-ton ship is […]
Anyone that knows me well is fully aware that I am an avid shipspotter and photographer always with camera in hand and living in Southampton gives me some great opportunities to see the ships up […]