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Greenock cruise terminal looks forward to record year in 2010

Published: December 21st 2009

Success story sees 50,000 passenger arrival barrier broken.

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A right Royal welcome for Queen of the Sea

Published: October 20th 2009

Inverclyde will roll out the red carpet when the Queen Mary 2 visits Greenock for the first time on Monday 19th October.

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Record year for cruise activity at Cromarty Firth Port Authority

Published: October 1st 2009

A record number of cruise passengers visiting Invergordon has led to a boost in excess of £7million to the Highland economy for this year.

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Lerwick expecting another busy cruise season next year

Published: September 14th 2009

Lerwick Harbour is expecting another busy cruise season next year after a highly successful 2009 during which a number of milestones were achieved. More than 40 cruise ships so far are expected to visit the Shetland port in 2010.

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Cruise Scotland expands its membership

Published: August 28th 2009

Cruise Scotland which represents ports and service companies throughout the country has expanded its membership with ClydeBoyd Fort William Ltd being the latest port facility to join the marketing organisation increasing the membership roll to fifteen.

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Orkney Pulls out all the stops for Cruise Ship visits

Published: August 23rd 2009

Despite some weather delays, and unexpected deviations on itinerary timings, Orkney pulled out all the stops from Thursday to Sunday to cater for the 4450 passengers who came ashore in Kirkwall and Stromness.

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‘Maasdam’ and ‘Tahitian Princess’ sail into Greenock

Published: August 17th 2009

Greenock Ocean Terminal recently had the privilege of welcoming two of the worlds most magnificent cruise ships into port on the same day, the Maasdam, operated by Holland America Line, and the Tahitian Princess, operated by Princess Cruises.

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Lerwick Celebrates 1,000th Cruise Ship

Published: July 27th 2009

Passengers onboard the cruise ship Boudicca received a rousing Shetland welcome as she arrived at Lerwick at midday on Sunday 2 August 2009.

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Lerwick Harbour to celebrate 1000th Cruise Ship

Published: July 27th 2009

MV Boudicca’s arrival highlight’s port’s role as visitors’ gateway to Shetland.

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Smooth Operators Spread a Bit of Magic for the Costa

Published: July 15th 2009

Hazy sunshine greeted the Costa Magica when she anchored this morning in Kirkwall Bay for a day long visit to the County.

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Costa Dancers and the Economic Benefit of Cruise

Published: July 15th 2009

Anyone wanting to take a leisurely stroll through the streets of Kirkwall today would have been amazed with the numbers of shoppers taking advantage of the fine weather and favourable exchange rates

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CFPA welcomes largest passenger vessel

Published: July 2nd 2009

Invergordon will welcome the largest number of passengers from a single vessel when the Crown Princess cruise liner visits the port on Friday 3 July 2009, as part of her round Britain and Ireland cruise, which includes a maiden call at the Highland port.

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Upgrade For Greenock Ocean Terminal

Published: July 1st 2009

GREENOCK Ocean Terminal is to undergo a £100,000 upgrade.

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Tourism boost as Greenock cruise terminal opened after £100K upgrade

Published: July 1st 2009

The new arrivals hall at Greenock Ocean Terminal's cruise liner facility was officially opened on Wednesday 1st July 2009 following a striking £100K upgrade.

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"Black Prince" passengers treated to 'Viking' farewell

Published: June 22nd 2009

Passengers onboard Black Prince were treated to a real Viking send off in Shetland as the ship left the Port of Lerwick on Friday 19 June.

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Glorious Start to Orkney's Cruise Ship Season

Published: May 15th 2009

Warm early summer sun and gentle breezes greeted cruise ship passengers this week as they disembarked in Kirkwall.

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First Cruise Ship due at Lerwick in another busy season

Published: May 12th 2009

The first cruise ship of the year is due to berth at Lerwick Harbour on Thursday (14 May) at the start of a busy visitor season for the Shetland port.

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The Gathering 2009

Published: April 13th 2009

On the 25th and 26th July 2009 Edinburgh will witness one of the largest clan gatherings in history.

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Edinburgh Festivals 2009

Published: April 13th 2009

Once again Edinburgh’s Festivals are gearing up for a fantastic 2009 season.

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PRESS RELEASE: Cruise Scotland Launch at Seatrade Cruise Shipping Miami

Published: March 18th 2009

Cruise Scotland, representing ports and service companies throughout the country, officially sets sail today, Wednesday 18th March, at a breakfast reception during the industry’s leading event, the Seatrade Cruise Shipping Miami Exhibition and Conference.

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