Liverpool’s Cruise Terminal is set for its biggest year ever in 2016, with a raft of major ships making their inaugural call to the city.
As lines such as Cunard, Celebrity and Princess sail into the city, Liverpool truly is on the global cruise map. Its popularity can be seen in the 115,000+ passengers & crew from around the world who will be coming ashore to explore Liverpool in 2016.
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It is estimated 100,000 people packed out Liverpool Pier Head to see the magnificent Disney Magic cruise liner on Sunday 12 June.
Adults and children dressed up in their best Disney outfits for a day of Disney-themed activities to celebrate the luxury ship returning to Liverpool for her second visit.
Liverpool is preparing a welcome fit for a Prince and Princess, as one of the USA’s most popular cruise lines heads to the city on her first ever trip to the British Isles.
Disney Magic is making two visits to Liverpool in the forthcoming weeks. Her inaugural visit on Friday 27 May will see the distinctive vessel sail in to the Liverpool Cruise Terminal in the early hours of the morning (approximately 3am) and will leave at around 6.15pm with the ship blowing her special whistle on departure.
Cruise line operator Cruise & Maritime Voyages (CMV) has unveiled its “largest ever” cruise programme out of Liverpool next year including a “spectacular” 28-night voyage to Canada.
Mersey Maritime, the organisation which represents the interests of a maritime cluster of more than 1,700 businesses in the North West of England, recently announced the winners of this year’s Mersey Maritime Industry Awards (MMIAs) at a black tie dinner.
Liverpool City Council has commissioned early design work on a permanent cruise liner building.