Not one but two cruise ships are to take shelter at the Port of Poole in Dorset as Storm Bronagh moves towards the United Kingdom.
The storm will develop across Wales and south-west England during the late hours of 20 September 2018, before moving eastwards during the 21 September, bringing gusts of wind up to 65mph in places.
Saga Cruises has announced that its first ever new-build cruise ship, Spirit of Discovery, will be named in its home port of Dover on 05 July 2019.
The boutique luxury cruise ship will be the first cruise ship to be christened in Dover for more than a decade, following the completion of stages 1&2 of the £250 million redevelopment of Dover Western Docks.
Celebrity Cruises has announced that its second Edge-class ship, Celebrity Apex which is due to launch in April 2020, will debut in Southampton.
The ship which is currently under construction at the Chantiers de l'Atlantique in France will also be christened in Southampton.
Princess Cruises has added tea and coffee making facilities to all guest staterooms on board the cruise line’s 2,670-guest Sapphire Princess.
The ship arrived in Southampton for the first time earlier this year following an extensive two-week refurbishment in dry dock in Singapore. Sapphire Princess offers no-fly cruises from Southampton until October 2018 and will return to Southampton offering cruises between April and October 2019.
The Royal Air Force Red Arrows performed a stunning aerobatic display above the Cunard fleet off the coast of the Isle of Wight in the Solent on 10 August 2018.
The cruise line’s iconic flagship Queen Mary 2 and her sister ships Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth met in Southampton for the first time in three years.
P&O Cruises has announced that its new flagship, Iona which is set to launch in 2020 will cruise to the Norwegian Fjords during its inaugural season.
Iona is the largest cruise ship ever specifically designed for the British cruise market. The vessel will be powered by Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) making it the most environmentally friendly ship ever built for P&O Cruises.
Cunard Line has announced that the Royal Air Force Red Arrows will be completing a smoke fly over its Three Queens in the Solent on 10 August 2018.
The cruise line’s three iconic ships, Queen Elizabeth, Queen Victoria and the flagship Queen Mary 2 will all be docked in Southampton. The ships are scheduled to depart their berths at Southampton from 17:30 on wards.
Crowds gathered on the banks of the River Thames as the cruise ship Aegean Odyssey which is operated by Voyages To Antiquity set sail from Tower Bridge for the very first time.
The 1973-built cruise ship had departed Tower Bridge on 22 July 2018 at approximately 21:00. Due to her small size at just 11,906 gross tonnes and with a length of 140 metres the ship is small enough to sail rivers and call into many smaller ports which much larger cruise ships similar cannot.
P&O Cruises has revealed details about the accommodation options on board its new flagship, Iona which is due to enter service in spring 2020. The ship will offer passengers some brand new accommodations options.
At 183,900 gross tonnes the new cruise ship will be the largest ever built for the British cruise market and will accommodate some 5,200 passengers.
P&O Cruises have released further details about its new flagship which is currently under construction at the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany.
Iona will be the largest cruise ship ever designed for the British cruise market and will be powered by LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas) to help reduce emissions. The new ship is due to launch in May 2020, whilst a sister ship which is yet unnamed is expected to launch in 2022.