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Invergordon crowned Scotland’s busiest cruise port in 2016

Published: December 20th 2016

The Port of Cromarty Firth, Invergordon has welcomed more passengers from cruise liners in 2016 than any other port in Scotland.

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Scottish Ports book an eighth record-breaking cruise season

Published: December 6th 2016

Scotland has attracted another record-breaking cruise season for 2017, with the growing popularity as a destination more than doubling the number of cruise calls and passengers in less than a decade and making major contributions to the national economy.

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Busiest Season on Record for Cruise in Orkney

Published: October 6th 2016

Kirkwall is the most popular cruise ship destination in the United Kingdom, and this season it recorded 126 port calls delivering just over 100,000 passengers and 30,000 crew.

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Cruise season closes at Lerwick with records smashed

Published: October 5th 2016

Record-beating summer on horizon for Shetland in 2017

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Port of Cromarty Firth welcomes 1,000th cruise liner

Published: August 18th 2016

The Port of Cromarty Firth welcomed its 1,000th cruise liner into the port today (18th August 2016).

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CruiseForth complete WorldHost training

Published: August 18th 2016

Cruise passengers arriving at Rosyth this year will receive an even better welcome after CruiseForth volunteers completed WorldHost training to add to their already award winning service.

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Another big day for cruise season at Lerwick Harbour

Published: August 12th 2016

The record for the biggest cruise ship into Lerwick Harbour will be broken on Sunday (14 August) for the second time this summer when Celebrity Silhouette enters the Shetland port on a 14- nights British Isles Cruise.

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Kirkwall celebrates 1,500th cruise call and 750,000th cruise guest with the arrival of Fred. Olsen’s Black Watch

Published: August 11th 2016

Kirkwall, historic capital of the Orkney Islands, celebrated a milestone 1,500th cruise call on 10th August 2016, with the arrival of Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ Black Watch.

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Award-winning Orkney Welcomes Milestone Cruise Visitor

Published: August 10th 2016

Orkney’s 750,000 cruise ship passenger stepped ashore in Kirkwall today (10 August) to a real Orcadian welcome.

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New cruise support website launched

Published: July 1st 2016

Apart from the publishing of the cruise ship lists present and future on the marine services website orkneyharbours.com, there is no other central point of pre arrival information for cruise ship passengers and crew arriving in Orkney.

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Big day for cruise season at Lerwick Harbour

Published: June 28th 2016

Lerwick Harbour’s record-breaking cruise season will hit the first of several milestones this season on Thursday (30 June) with the arrival of Azura, the largest cruise ship yet to enter the Shetland port.

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Viking welcome for Viking Sea’s maiden call at Lerwick

Published: June 16th 2016

Members of Lerwick’s Up Helly Aa Jarl Squad warmly welcomed Viking Sea passengers ashore during her maiden visit to Lerwick.

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Disney Magic Spreads the Love in Kirkwall

Published: June 10th 2016

Kenny and Heidi Strahm of Montgomery, Alabama arrived on the Disney Magic cruise liner into Kirkwall on Thursday (9 June) to spring a huge surprise to family members and friends travelling with them, by planning to get secretly married in Kirkwall that day.

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Disney Magic welcomed at Invergordon for first time

Published: June 8th 2016

During a 12-night Britain and Ireland cruise from Dover, England this week, the Disney Magic will celebrate its first-call to Invergordon.

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Management committee changes at Cruise Scotland

Published: April 27th 2016

Andrew Hemphill, Port Director with Peel Ports - Clydeport has been appointed as Chairman of Cruise Scotland at the marketing association's Annual General Meeting in Glasgow having previously served as Vice Chairman for the past two years.

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Quartet of cruise records in prospect for Lerwick Harbour

Published: April 21st 2016

Longer-term outlook also positive

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Half-a-million cruise passengers heading for Scotland

Published: March 10th 2016

Best year yet follows another record-breaking season in 2015

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Orkney’s cruise season starts early with arrival of Magellan

Published: March 9th 2016

The first cruise ship to arrive for the 2016 season will berth at Hatston Pier at 0800hrs on Thursday 10 March.

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