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14 May 2021

Groundbreaking research shows geospatial data can help to solve port transport challenges

The SpacePort feasibility project has concluded that using geo‐spatial data platform can streamline port operations and improve efficiency, whilst addressing decarbonisation and emissions reduction challenges.
10 May 2021

Viking Venus makes global debut in Portsmouth

Today [Monday 10 May] Portsmouth was the location for the maiden arrival of Viking Venus, latest addition in the fleet for luxury cruise line Viking.
08 Apr 2021

A first for the city as Virgin Voyages announces Scarlet Lady’s maiden passenger sailing

Virgin Voyages has announced Scarlet Lady’s first ever commercial passenger sailing will take place from Portsmouth, UK this summer.
06 Apr 2021

Brittany Ferries opens early for 2022 reservations

The move comes three months earlier than normal and is partly designed to meet customer demand for holidays next year, and also aims to deliver reassurance to those who hold 2021 reservations.
30 Mar 2021

Port sails through latest compliance audits

Portsmouth International Port has continued to be a global leader in compliance by recently completing two audits carried out by the British Standards Institution (BSI).
16 Mar 2021

Portsmouth to welcome Viking Venus as cruise operations resume

Three special ocean sailings for UK guests aboard Viking's newest vessel will explore England’s scenic shores.
15 Mar 2021

Fred. Olsen announces cruises from Portsmouth in 2022

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has unveiled a brand new programme of cruising for 2022/23 as the line gears up for a return to sailing, including cruises from Portsmouth.
11 Mar 2021

Port responds to delay on import border checks

Port director and Leader of Portsmouth City Council welcome the government's announcement that the UK will delay import border checks on EU goods into Great Britain.
11 Mar 2021

Portsmouth welcomes cruise announcement

With all our Covid-19 preparations up to date, we welcome the announcement from the maritime minister that domestic cruises could resume from the 17 May,
International Women’s Day 2021 - Becky Zaffarese
08 Mar 2021

International Women’s Day 2021 - Becky Zaffarese

Today we are celebrating some of the women who keep the port running, and whose roles have proved essential over the last year. Security supervisor Becky Zaffarese has worked at the port for 13 years, and has seen a significant increase in the number of women taking up operational roles.