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Final visit adds to cruise season records at Lerwick Harbour

Published: September 25th 2014

Strong bookings for Shetland port in 2015

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Excursions Limited scoops international innovative shorex of the year award

Published: September 18th 2014

Cruise Scotland Member, Excursions Limited, is celebrating after having picked up a coveted cruise industry award at the global Seatrade Insider Cruise Awards 2014 in Barcelona.

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Busy year ahead for Orkney

Published: September 16th 2014

The number of cruise ships visiting Orkney in 2015 is expected to exceed this year’s total of 79.

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CruiseForth set sail to Barcelona to promote East of Scotland destinations

Published: September 4th 2014

An innovative project which is creating opportunities for the visitor business market with cruise ships arriving in the River Forth, will be extending its engagement to Europe later this month.

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Orkney delivers 7,000 cruise passengers in one day

Published: July 7th 2014

Despite fears of overcrowding from mass maritime tourism, the arrival of three cruise ships into Kirkwall on the 5 July went like clockwork.

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Holy Loch Port welcomes 'MV Minerva'

Published: June 6th 2014

Holy Loch Port welcomed 'Minerva' on 27 May as part of her Celtic Coast Cruise.

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Cunard's 'Queen Victoria' Debuts New Harbour Anchorage Point For Edinburgh

Published: June 6th 2014

Forth Ports Cruise welcomed Cunard’s magnificent Queen Victoria cruise liner to its new cruise ship anchorage operation near Newhaven Harbour, Edinburgh

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Forth Ports Cruise partners give the Warmest Welcome

Published: May 9th 2014

Forth Bridges Tourist Group, partner organisation of Forth Ports, have been nominated for the ‘Warmest Welcome’ award at the Scottish Thistle Awards.

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Forth Ports wins industry Cruise Award

Published: March 31st 2014

Edinburgh awarded “Best Destination Experience”

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Cromarty Firth, officially Scotland’s leading cruise port

Published: March 20th 2014

The port of Invergordon is celebrating after figures released this week by Cruise Britain have confirmed its position as Scotland’s leading cruise port destination and the third most significant transit port in the whole of the UK, second only to Guernsey and Dover.

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Busy cruise season ahead for Orkney

Published: March 7th 2014

Orkney is gearing up for another record breaking cruise ship season – with the first of the 2014 vessels due to arrive in Kirkwall in less than eight weeks’ time.

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Promoting Scotland's Ports as gateway for more visitors

Published: March 6th 2014

Major events add to appeal in record year

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Forth Ports showcase London and Scotland at Seatrade Miami as significant investment plan continues

Published: March 4th 2014

Following a successful 2013 cruise season, Forth Ports Limited, with cruise terminals serving the UK Capitals of London and Edinburgh will be back at the Cruise Shipping Miami Conference in March, to showcase their cruise destinations to the industry.

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Early start for cruise season at Lerwick Harbour

Published: March 4th 2014

With the first cruise ship of the season due at Lerwick Harbour this weekend, over a month earlier than usual, the port is on course for another record-breaking season.

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Lewis Chessmen are coming home

Published: February 21st 2014

Stornoway Port Authority is proud to announce the return of the Lewis Chessmen to the Outer Hebrides next year.

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Cruise survey indicates huge benefits for Orkney economy

Published: January 9th 2014

Orkney’s cruise ship industry generates almost £3.1m (€3.7m, or £3.083m*) for the local economy each year, according to a recent survey.

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