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New record for Orkney cruise ship port calls

Published: November 17th 2015

A new record had been set – with more than 100 visits to Orkney by cruise ships already booked for 2016.

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Cruise Scotland expands its membership

Published: November 10th 2015

Montrose becomes the latest port to join the marketing organisation.

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Orkney celebrates successful season

Published: October 22nd 2015

The most successful cruise season ever has come to an end for the port of Kirkwall Orkney with 87 port calls delivering 82,000 passengers and 3.25 million gross tonnes of shipping.

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Cruise records galore in prospect at Lerwick

Published: September 29th 2015

Port expecting best season yet in 2016

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Greenock Cruise Terminal celebrates passenger milestone

Published: September 15th 2015

Greenock Ocean Terminal has become the first ever Scottish port to welcome 100,000 cruise passengers in a single year.

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Scotland's 'Mr. Cruise' recognised with Outstanding Achievement Award

Published: September 10th 2015

Cruise Scotland was celebrating yesterday evening (9 September) with Captain Iain Dunderdale, Cruise Development Manager of Cruise Highlands receiving the Seatrade Outstanding Achievement Award for his advocacy in promoting Scotland's growing cruise business for more than 25 years.

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Super-sized ship set to sail into Fort William

Published: August 12th 2015

At 30,000 or so tonnes the MV "Adonia" which is due to berth in Fort William on Thursday (13 August) will be the largest cruise liner to enter Loch Linnhe in recent times.

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Orkney welcomes Britain's biggest cruise ship

Published: July 10th 2015

Kirkwall today (July 10) hosted Britain’s biggest cruise ship , P&O Cruises "Britannia" as part of her first ever British Isles cruise.

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Port of Cromarty Firth Welcomes Britain’s Biggest Cruise Ship

Published: July 9th 2015

The Port of Cromarty Firth is playing host to the superliner "Britannia", which is on its maiden voyage around the UK. Launched by the Queen in March, the 143,730-ton luxury ship is the largest in the P&O fleet. Britannia has 15 decks and is carrying 3,600 passengers and 1,400 officers and crew.

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Britannia calls into the River Forth with a welcome from her royal namesake

Published: July 8th 2015

The UK’s largest and newest cruise liner, P&O Cruises’ Britannia, called into the River Forth today (8 July) with around 5,000 people on board as part of her first British Isles tour.

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Disney identifies Port of Cromarty Firth as magical destination for inaugural 2016 tour

Published: June 10th 2015

Whilst thousands of people visit Invergordon each year, 2016 will see a somewhat more unusual group of tourists arrive in the Highland port, bringing with them a little bit of magic and excitement.

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QM2 visit part of landmark year for Greenock Cruise Terminal

Published: May 20th 2015

Peel Ports commissions special tartan to mark Cunard’s 175th anniversary

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Port of Dundee welcomes the magnificent Magellan on her maiden voyage with Cruise & Maritime Voyages

Published: March 30th 2015

The 1,250 passenger cruise liner "Magellan" sailed into the Port of Dundee this weekend (29 March) for her inaugural visit on her maiden season under new owner, Cruise & Maritime Voyages.

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Cruise Scotland representatives return from successful attendance at Cruise Shipping Miami

Published: March 23rd 2015

Positive feedback received at cruise industry's premier event

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Orkney welcomes first cruise ship of the season

Published: March 18th 2015

Orkney has welcomed its first cruise ship of the season today (Wednesday March 18).

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£10M boost to local economy as Port of Cromarty Firth prepares for record number of visitors during bumper cruise ship season

Published: March 11th 2015

The Port of Cromarty Firth is gearing up for a record breaking seven months as both staff and the Invergordon community prepare for the arrival of the first cruise ship next week, marking the earliest ever start to the cruise season.

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Cruising to new records around Scotland

Published: March 11th 2015

More passengers expected in 2015 as positive trend continues

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Forth Ports Cruise partners award success for the Warmest Welcome

Published: March 6th 2015

CruiseForth Welcome Volunteers scoop Scottish Thistle Award

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Record breaking year ahead for Cruise Ships at Orkney

Published: January 7th 2015

The number of cruise ships visiting Orkney will top the 80 mark for the first time this year.

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