As the demand for cruising reaches new heights, SCH and sister company CPS, prepare for a bustling 2024.

Our cruise teams are set to manage an impressive 500 cruise ship calls throughout the year. This includes regular visits from Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity Cruises, and Silversea Cruises in the Port of Southampton; Bolette repositioning to Cruise Liverpool and the city of Portsmouth will welcome back Saga Cruises and Noble Caledonia.

CPS will provide cruise parking services across Southampton, Liverpool, Portsmouth, Tilbury and Dover and is committed to ensuring a seamless and enjoyable experience for guests as they embark on their cruise adventures. CPS is looking forward to welcoming Queen Anne in the Port of Southampton, Resilient Lady at Portsmouth International Port and Borealis to the Port of Dover this year.

In anticipation of our busiest year yet, we’re prepared to enhance the cruising experience for guest and ship alike, by ensuring a smooth embarkation and disembarkation services. Our wide range of services include baggage handling, mooring, and stores provisions loading. The comprehensive valet parking services provided by CPS are designed to meet the diverse needs of more than 350 ships, contributing to the overall efficiency and satisfaction of both guests and cruise lines.

In 2023 more than 460 cruise vessel calls and 2.6 million passengers visited Southampton, generating more than £1 billion for the local economy.

In order to meet the demands, our in-house labour provider Pathfinder Personnel Recruitment will bolster our labour requirements, ensuring we have the skilled and dedicated personnel needed to deliver exceptional cruise and valet parking services throughout the year.

With a commitment to excellence, SCH is well-prepared to handle the increased demand for services within the cruise industry. The support from Pathfinder Personnel Recruitment further solidifies our ability to meet and exceed guest and cruise line expectations.