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18 Apr 2019

Egg-citing news: Two new cruise ships to visit Portsmouth this Easter

This Easter brings a busy weekend of cruise activity at Portsmouth International Port, with two ships visiting the city for the very first time.
06 Mar 2019

No need to hunt around for a good deal this Easter

Brittany Ferries is offering some great deals on breaks in Western France, and bring a little cheer to families looking towards the next school holiday.
04 Mar 2019

UK shipping company announces rebrand following £15m investment

Portico has been revealed as the new brand for Portsmouth based shipping and cargo handling company, known previously as MMD Shipping Services.
19 Feb 2019

Saga Pearl II’s final voyage goes off with a bang

Fireworks display held to mark the ship’s final cruise departure from Portsmouth International Port.
30 Jan 2019

Port’s bid for £18m investment to transform the UK’s most successful municipal port

An £18.7m investment for Portsmouth International Port means the city would be a leading competitor in the cruise market, and also significantly improve ferry operations, as a capital bid for the funding is announced.
10 Jan 2019

UK’s best-connected port lands new head of operations

Experienced shipping expert Ian Diaper joins Portsmouth International Port as head of operations.
19 Oct 2018

Viking Cruises brings sun to the city

Portsmouth played host to one of Viking Cruises’ newest ocean ships, Viking Sun, as she made her maiden visit to the city on Friday 12 October.
Portsmouth International Port buoyed by £1.6m profit increase
31 Aug 2018

Portsmouth International Port buoyed by £1.6m profit increase

Recent trading figures released demonstrate a significant profit increase for the UK’s most successful council owned port.
09 Aug 2018

Shipping Minister opens Portsmouth’s new £9m linkspan

Portsmouth International Port's new £9m linkspan has been officially opened by Shipping Minister Nusrat Ghani MP.
07 Jun 2018

‘Significant’ regeneration underway for south coast shipping company

Portsmouth is looking to strengthen its credentials as a cargo market leader, following plans by MMD Shipping Services to launch a regeneration project to meet changes in the industry.