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.
Authorities in Liverpool on Tuesday granted formal planning approval for the city’s proposed new cruise terminal.
Leading UK building and civil engineering contractor McLaughlin & Harvey has been appointed to work on Liverpool’s proposed new cruise terminal.
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.
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.