Maritime & Marine

CCO hints at ‘formidable plans’ as his travel agency celebrates 400% sales boost with Virgin Voyages

Not Just Travel have been growing exponentially from their headquarters in Bournemouth this year thanks to a lucrative partnership with Virgin Voyages. The homeworking... READ MORE »

Gallagher’s Poole team catches up with friends and clients at wet & windy Southampton Boat Show

As the 54th Southampton Boat Show continues, Gallagher’s Poole-based marine team have been meeting with clients, industry partners and friends of the show. Over the... READ MORE »

Poole marine tech firm makes savvy appointment of ex-Google marketer as it plots a course for growth

savvy navvy, the Dorset-based marine tech company, has appointed Alex Ostler as its new Chief Marketing Officer. Alex is based in Colorado in the USA, and has worked in... READ MORE »

Running a tight ship: Harry is ‘thrilled’ to be on board as Poole’s new Harbour Master

Poole Harbour Commissioners (PHC) has appointed Harry Gregory as its new Harbour Master. Harry, who takes over the role from Captain Brian Murphy, previously worked as... READ MORE »

In this month's Marine Matters we talk to Sam Sainsbury, General Manager at Rigging Projects Ltd

Welcome to the latest Marine Matters from Gallagher. This month we talk to Sam Sainsbury, General Manager at Rigging Projects Ltd about rapid growth at the cutting edge... READ MORE »

Weymouth and Portland set for £3.6m boost from cruise calls in ‘Super September’

Weymouth and Portland are expected to see a massive £3.6 million economic boost from a record arrival of 18 cruise ships between the ends of August and September. The... READ MORE »

Ship-shape! Poole Marinas retain coveted Five Gold Anchors Award for fifth year running

Following a rigorous assessment process, Poole Quay Boat Haven and Port of Poole Marina have retained their prestigious Five Gold Anchor Status. The marinas, which are... READ MORE »

The royal treatment! Luxury cruise liner calls at Portland Port with staff welcomed aboard for tours

Businesses at Portland Port celebrated a 12-hour visit from the Regal Princess last weekend, as the cruise liner got started on its journey around the British Isles... READ MORE »

New MD for Bournemouth Pier operator steps up to drive “the next generation of leadership”

Sarah Hunter will be the one to steer the future of Bournemouth Pier as she takes her place as Managing Director of Openwide International. The news comes following... READ MORE »

Will Reed, Director of the Boat Building Academy, takes our infamous 20 Questions quiz

Welcome back to another 20 Questions, our weekly format which sees us posing a series of part serious, part fun questions to some of Dorset’s leading lights. This week... READ MORE »