CMV proud to be part of the Windrush celebrations at Tilbury

Tilbury to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the arrival of SS Empire Windrush at the port in 1948 Tilbury to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the arrival of SS Empire Windrush at the port in 1948

Cruise and Maritime Voyages (CMV) is looking forward to June 22 when the London Cruise Terminal - Tilbury celebrates the 70th anniversary of the arrival of SS Empire Windrush at the port back in 1948.

 

This landmark event in the history of modern Britain celebrates how 492 people  men, women and children from the Caribbean were behind creating a vital part of British society and in transforming aspects of British life.

Thousands of CMV cruise passengers have departed on their holidays over the last ten years from Tilbury, 22 miles from the centre of London.

As CMV’s home port the company has offered more than 400 different cruise departures on five different ships - Columbus, Magellan, Marco Polo, Astoria and Astor - plus some 30 special festive events where guests have enjoyed lunches, or dinner with an overnight stay on board.

Mike Hall, head of marketing at CMV said 'This promises to be a great day and we are delighted with our 10 years of operating from the port.'

 

Posted 11 June 2018

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