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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One of the USA’s most popular cruise lines is heading to Liverpool on its first ever trip to the British Isles.
Disney Cruise Line has announced that in 2016 one of its fleet it will be coming to Britain for the first time and Liverpool is one of just two English destinations it will sail in to.
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ 804 passenger Black Watch commences her first-ever cruise programme from Liverpool’s Pier Head Cruise Terminal on March 31, 2015.
The 13-night ‘Canary Islands Easter’ cruise kick-starts the company’s third season from the UK North Western port.
Cruise Britain has joined forces with the European Sea Ports Organisation and associations representing Mediterranean, European and Scandinavian cruise ports in a strategic alliance designed to enhance European-wide co-operation.
The 100-day countdown to the most spectacular gathering of the Cunard fleet officially got underway on Valentine’s Day, Saturday 14 February. On 25 May, up to one million spectators are expected to gather as Cunard’s three Queens perform a magnificent salute to its ‘spiritual home’ of Liverpool.
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.