Port Of Southampton News
MSC Virtuosa to sail from Southampton on 2022
The popularity of the summer 2021 season, and existing booking trends for 2022 have driven the decision to place a ship in Southampton year-round in 2022.
Port of Southampton commissions Horizon terminal
The Port of Southampton has welcomed the opening of its newest cruise terminal. The ribbon cutting took place as part of London International Shipping Week.
Sky Princess arrives in Southampton ahead of summer season
Sky Princess has docked into the port of Southampton for the first time. The 3,660-guest MedallionClass launched late 2019 and is one of the newest vessels in the Princess fleet.
Celebrity Silhouette extends UK summer season
Celebrity Cruises is extending its UK summer sailings onboard Celebrity Silhouette. The line has announced three new itineraries, all of which are available to book now.
Port of Southampton welcomes new airbridge
Associated British Ports has taken delivery of a new £5 million airbridge in preparation for the opening of the new Horizon Cruise Terminal.
MSC Virtuosa marks reopening of UK cruise market
Today marks the restart of cruising in the UK after 14 months, as MSC Virtuosa sets sail on her maiden voyage from Southampton around the British Isles.
Name unveiled for new Southampton cruise terminal
The facility joins the line-up of the four existing terminals in the port, which are named Queen Elizabeth II Cruise Terminal, City Cruise Terminal, Ocean Cruise Terminal and Mayflower Cruise Terminal.
MSC Cruises to sail UK waters from May
The waters around the UK are going to be crowded this summer, with MSC Cruises joining Princess Cruises, Cunard, P&O Cruises and others in offering a series of summer breaks.
Port of Southampton begins major upgrade work
More than 400 metres of quayside is being upgraded to reinforce the structure and to incorporate the technology for Shore Power connectivity for cruise operations.
New next-generation cruise terminal unveiled at Southampton
Associated British Ports is to open a new next-generation-ready and open access cruise terminal for the 2021 cruise season in Southampton. The facility will benefit from roof-mounted solar power.
Princess Cruises to base two ships at Southampton next summer
The 2021 summer programme will see three Royal-class ships based in Europe, including the newest addition to the fleet – Enchanted Princess.
Port of Southampton prepares for record breaking year ahead
Port of Southampton is expecting a record number of cruise ships to make maiden calls this year. In 2020, the port will see 14 maiden calls from cruise vessels.