Maritime & Marine

Portland Port on for another record breaker as 46 cruise ships and 80,000 people set to arrive

Portland Port’s 2020 cruise season is going to be another record breaker with the greatest number of cruise calls and passengers... READ MORE »

Boat enthusiasts who turned hobby into a business are now riding the crest of a wave

Partners Dom Coleman and Sarah Boats admit their decision to turn a love of the water into a business could have sunk their... READ MORE »

Yachtswoman Pip thanks ‘amazing’ backers as world title challenge moves into new phase

A Poole sailor who is now just 11 months away from taking part in one of the planet’s most extreme sporting events has paid... READ MORE »

Plaques exchanged as cross channel vessel becomes largest ferry to enter Poole Harbour

A vessel which forms part of the Brittany Ferries’ fleet has become the largest ferry to ever enter Poole Harbour. MV Connemara... READ MORE »

National accolade as Poole marine electronics specialist is named Small Business of the Year

A Poole company has been named UK Small Business of the Year. Marine electronics specialist Actisense received the title... READ MORE »

Ferry company turns the tide on plastic waste (and 2020 will see it target airborne emissions)

A ferry company which operates a twice-daily passenger service from Poole is turning the tide on plastic waste. Brittany... READ MORE »

Port is on course for another record-breaker with 42 cruise ships booked to call in 2020

A Dorset port is set for another record-breaking year after announcing that it will be hosting 42 calls by cruise ships in 2020.... READ MORE »

New jobs and 13 year defence contract as fifth production facility takes shape for Norco GRP

At least 25 new jobs will be created and a 13 year defence contract secured with the opening of a new production facility... READ MORE »

Brittany Ferries and ESIF investment fund agree terms to acquire Condor Ferries

Condor Ferries, which operates from Poole, is set to come under new ownership. Brittany Ferries, in consortium with the Columbia... READ MORE »

Company equips historic polar expedition on mission to gather global climate change data

The largest polar expedition in history which is gathering data on global climate change is using equipment from a Poole... READ MORE »