Tony Storey

Tony Storey

UK Contributor


A former UK newspaper Travel Editor, Tony has more than 30 years’ experience as a journalist, broadcaster and media consultant to cruise lines, ports and destinations.  He has been a regular contributor to Seatrade for more than a decade covering a wide range of industry topics including port developments, new builds and refurbs. He also appears regularly on BBC local radio discussing news from the cruise sector and has written several books featuring some of the world’s most famous ships and key events in passenger shipping history.

First design and operational details of Liverpool’s ambitious plan for a purpose-built turnaround facility with capacity for 3,600 passengers have been revealed to Seatrade Cruise News. Documents show the challenge and complexity of building the UK’s newest cruise terminal.

Work to build a new £50m (US$66m) cruise terminal at Liverpool could start in Q1 2018, the UK port’s local authority announced.

Liverpool's plans for a new cruise terminal go to public consultation later this week.

Cunard, is honouring the 50th anniversary of its longest serving ocean liner, QE2, with a special 17-night voyage onboard Queen Elizabeth departing her homeport of Southampton on September 8.

John Duffy, Cunard's veteran hotel manager and the line's longest serving four-stripe officer, died Tuesday. He was 73.

Michael Gallagher, manager, PR and historian - and chief guardian of the 177-year history of Cunard -  is due to leave the company next week after more than two decades of service.

Cunard marked the 35th anniversary of its involvement in the South Atlantic Campaign on Friday with a Commemorative Lunch on board Queen Elizabeth in her homeport of Southampton.

Engineering consultancy Ramboll has been appointed to lead a design team for Liverpool’s proposed £50m ($64.5m) cruise terminal development.

Proposals for the development of a new cruise terminal at Liverpool should include a 200-room hotel and dedicated multi-storey car park, according to a report published today.

Four internationally renowned teams of architects and engineers have submitted proposals for the design and construction of a new cruise terminal at Liverpool.

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