Tag: Cruises

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 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 […]

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 […]

SCH HANDLES FIRST OF MORE THAN 50 CRUISE SHIP OPERATIONS IN LIVERPOOL

SCH has handled the first of more than 50 cruise ship calls due in the port of Liverpool this year with the turnaround operation of Fred Olsen Line’s Black Watch. The arrival of the first cruise visitor of 2018 saw a small number of passengers disembark Black Watch before 700 passengers were welcomed on board […]

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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SCH EMPLOYEES DON XMAS JUMPERS FOR SAVE THE CHILDREN

A group of SCH employees entered into the Christmas spirit by supporting Save the Children’s Christmas jumper day. Adding to the festive frolics, they contributed to a Christmas draw which raised a healthy sum in support of the Appeal. A Merry Xmas to all from everyone at SCH!

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