Tag: Cruise Departues

CELEBRITY SILHOUETTE KICKS OFF BUSY 2019 SOUTHAMPTON CRUISE SEASON

SCH has kicked off its 2019 cruise season in Southampton with the handling of the Celebrity Cruises’ visitor Celebrity Silhouette. The call marked the first of some 60 cruise ship calls that SCH will handle during the year, with Celebrity Cruises  base porting Celebrity Silhouette in Southampton and also bringing their newest ship, Celebrity Edge, […]

SCH COMPLETES SUCCESSFUL SUMMER CRUISE SEASON

SCH has completed a successful summer season for cruise ship services with some 150 ships handled around the UK. The biggest number of ships was handled in Southampton were Royal Caribbean International and Celebrity Cruises provided the mainstay of the eight-month season, with RCI’s Independence of the Seas and Navigator of the Seas operating a […]

SCH HOSTS VISIT FROM WORLDWIDE GROUP OF PORT MANAGERS

Port general managers from as far afield as Australia, South America, the US, Canada and Europe have visited SCH in Southampton to learn about the company’s operations. The group of eight were all members of the worldwide General Stevedoring Council taking part in a European General Managers course. They spent three days in the port […]

SCH AND CPS CONTRIBUTE TO SOUTHAMPTON CRUISE SUCCESS

SCH and sister company Cruise and Passenger Services (CPS) have contributed to Southampton being named as best UK port in the British Cruise Awards 2018. It is the second year in a row that Southampton has been named best port after 80,000 readers of the magazine Cruise International voted. Cruise Services SCH, through its stevedoring […]

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SCH SUPPORTS CHRISTENING CALL OF AZAMARA PURSUIT

SCH pulled out all the stops to ensure that the visit to Southampton of Azamara Club Cruises’ new ship for her official christening ceremony was a success. Having handled the Azamara Pursuit on two previous visits to Southampton earlier this summer, SCH was on hand to ensure a smooth disembark for hundreds of passengers as […]

CUPCAKE CHEFS COOK UP A SUCCESSFUL FUND-RAISER IN PORT OF SOUTHAMPTON

Selling delicious cupcakes around the Port of Southampton was just the recipe for staff at SCH and sister company Pathfinder Personnel when they raised nearly £200 for national Alzheimer’s cupcake day. Organisers gave hundreds of workers the chance to sample the decorated delights as they sold the home made cakes around the various ro-ro and […]

SCH KICKS OFF 2018 SOUTHAMPTON CRUISE SEASON BY HANDLING FIRST UK CALL OF CELEBRITY SILHOUETTE

SCH has kicked off its 2018 cruise season in Southampton by supporting the first call in the UK by Celebrity Cruises Celebrity Silhouette. The 2,886-passenger ship was launched in 2011 as the fourth of Celebrity Cruises’ five Solstice-class ships and boasts a number of new features compared to its sister ship Celebrity Eclipse, which SCH […]

IPH COMPANIES READY FOR BUSY 2018 CRUISE SEASON THROUGHOUT UK

Cruise ship handling specialists SCH and sister company Southern Maritime Services (SMS) are scheduled to handle nearly 200 calls into the UK during 2018, underlining the companies’ position as the most extensive provider of cruise services in the UK. The calls will be spread between Southampton, Liverpool and Portsmouth with customers including Royal Caribbean International, […]

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SCH SUPPORTS DISCHARGE OF NEW CONTAINER CRANES

SCH has supported a four-day discharge operation to unload sections of two new super post-Panamax gantry cranes at the container facilities of Southampton’s DP World. The team assisted with hooking up the crane parts as they were off-loaded from the vessel Symphony Sky at 207 berth. Ship’s agents were GP Shipping. When fully assembled, the […]

SCH BREAKS COMPANY RECORDS IN HANDLING RO-RO VOLUMES THROUGH SOUTHAMPTON

Leading roll-on/roll-off handler SCH saw its volume of cargo handled through the port of Southampton grow by over 25 per cent last year. Having seen its ro-ro import and export volumes smash through the 200,000 units barrier in 2016, the stevedore and terminal management specialists experienced further significant growth last year as units climbed to […]

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