Liverpool’s Cruise Terminal is set for its biggest year ever in 2015, 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 80,000+ passengers from around the world who will be coming ashore to explore Liverpool in 2015.
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Liverpool Cruise Terminal set to expand

Liverpool Cruise Terminal is to be expanded to enable it to deal with larger vessels – while the council looks at options for a permanent building.

A report to the Cabinet on Friday 9 January is recommending that the council purchases the temporary structure which it is currently renting, and extends it so that it can deal with up to 1,800 passengers per vessel.

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River ballet will see Three Queens dance together on River Mersey for 175th anniversary

While Liverpool’s streets were the focus for the public spectaculars of 2014, this year is all about the city’s most important highway – the River Mersey.

Plans are being made for six weeks of waterborne festivities which are expected to draw more than a million people to the Mersey waterfront between May and July.

The season of events will be bookended by two major weekends to mark the 175th anniversary of Cunard and its first transatlantic crossing from Liverpool to North America in 1840.

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