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UK car sticker
September 30, 2021

End of the road for GB stickers

British motorists driving outside the UK must now remove old-style GB stickers, or cover them up. Instead, they should display a UK sticker.
Plaque unveiling
September 27, 2021

Engineering achievement at the port marked with ceremonial naming

The multi-million pound berth extension means the port can now manage larger ships, including Virgin Voyages' Scarlet Lady.
Two Noble Caledonia ships alongside berth 2
September 23, 2021

Berth of a new era as a ceremonial name announced

The port's recently extended berth is to be given the ceremonial name of 'The Ayrton Berth', after the British engineer, mathematician, physicist, suffragette and inventor Hertha Ayrton.
Portsmouth port sign on terminal
September 15, 2021

Portsmouth project among winners of the UK’s biggest clean maritime competition

An ambitious project, led by the University of Portsmouth, has been awarded £1.5 million to help develop and demonstrate a Green Hydrogen energy system at the port.
Filming at the port
September 14, 2021

Portsmouth Port’s living laboratory for green tech featured in new film

Portsmouth International Port are proud to be playing a leading role in a new British Ports Association (BPA) programme.
Scarlet Lady
September 8, 2021

Red sky at night delight for Scarlet Lady after spending summer in the city

Portsmouth waved goodbye to Virgin Voyages' Scarlet Lady in spectacular fashion on Friday 3 September, lighting the Spinnaker Tower red as she headed across the Atlantic.
Saga crew getting a BBQ lunch
August 11, 2021

Saga put their crew at the heart of the adventure

With Saga’s Spirit of Adventure docked in Portsmouth for the day and passengers disembarked for excursions around the city, caterers arrived quayside to serve up a well-deserved BBQ lunch for the ship’s crew.
Joshua Horlock, deck officer cadet, receives his vaccine
August 11, 2021

Seafarers receive vaccination at Portsmouth International Port

This Saturday (7 August) Portsmouth International Port hosted Covid vaccinations for seafarers as part of a NHS programme.
Bretagne sailing from Portsmouth
August 5, 2021

Port responds to removal of quarantine requirements

Today’s announcement that quarantine restrictions will be dropped from 4am on Sunday 8 August for arrivals from France, who have had both vaccinations, is welcome news.
Spirit of adventure naming
July 22, 2021

A first for the port as naming ceremony takes place in Portsmouth

Saga Cruises' new ship Spirit of Adventure was named at Portsmouth International Port, on Monday 19 July, with a traditional bottle smashing ceremony
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