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Liverpool 2018 Cruise Ship Schedule


Liverpool Cruise Terminal is in the midst of its successful tenth year in operation, a subject that we will cover in a separate article. Using data from Crew-center.com and cruisetimetables.com we have been able to piece some of the 2018 cruise schedule together.

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If I had my way…


So I’ve won the Lottery. I’m going to start a cruise line, Actually I’m not going to start just one, but three. Each targeted at a different demographic. For a little bit of fun at the end of Summer here’s what my three cruise lines would look like. Operating under the parent company ‘Ocean Cruise Group’ the three lines are FantaSea Cruises, ODYSEA Cruises and Regensea Cruises

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Millennials: it’s all about U


We’re a bit behind the curve here, Uniworld announced its concept for a new river cruise line in December 2016. Sales launched in March 2017 yet here we are only discussing it in August.

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The Rise & Fall of Renaissance Cruises


Continuing our series of ‘The Rise & Fall of’ we are looking at Renaissance Cruises. Renaissance, also known as R Cruises is perhaps one of the most interesting cruise line failures despite the cruise lines 12 year lifespan.

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Time for European Private Islands?

msc private island

Norwegian Cruise Lines acquired Great Stirrup Cay as the first private island in 1977. Since most major cruise lines have acquired or leased private islands for their cruise guests. Some private islands are true islands, others are bays or peninsula’s fenced off from the surrounding area.

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Radisson Diamond – A Unique Ship


Currently known as the China Star for China Cruises Company, but better known as the Radisson Diamond. This unique little cruise ship is not well known, mainly due to its operation in the Far East.

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Cruising through Brexit


P&O Cruises Britannia

P&O Cruises Britannia

On 23rd June the British people voted in a referendum to leave the European Union. It is unknown what the British exit from the European Union may look like. However most predictions show the UK heading for a recession and a long term devaluation of the pound, with this in mind what would this mean for the British Cruise Industry.
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My Plan for a 21st Century Mersey Ferry


Recently there has been much talk about the Mersey Ferry service in Liverpool. I thought I would but my hat in the ring and give my five point plan. Recently mayoral candidate Joe Anderson has announced that he would order a new ferry, meanwhile owners Merseytravel have been looking to close one of the landing stages.

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