Silver Cloud pictured passing Gravesend and Greenwich

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CRUISE ship Silver Cloud arrived in London yesterday afternoon for the last of her four visits to the capital this year. The 157-metre long ship passed under Tower Bridge at 5pm and will remain alongside HMS Belfast until the early house of Wednesday morning. OnTheThames.net captured photographs of the vessel passing Gravesend in Kent and Greenwich in London. Photos of …

Gallery: Ocean Majesty arriving in London

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CRUISE ship Ocean Majesty sailed in to the capital in glorious evening sunshine today. The 1966-built vessel moored alongside HMS Belfast just after 8pm and will remain there until tomorrow evening. OnTheThames.net captured the 135-metre long ship, originally built as the ferry Juan March, at the Thames Barrier where she was met by Svitzer tugs Cecilia and Mercia who carried …

Photos of Silver Cloud passing Greenwich

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Cruise ship Silver Cloud arrived in London yesterday afternoon for a short visit. The 157-metre long vessel went through Tower Bridge at 5pm to moor alongside HMS Belfast until the early hours of Monday morning. The 22 year old ship was making her second visit to London this year and was captured in the pictures below passing maritime Greenwich. Silver …

Cruise ship Silver Cloud arrives in sunny London

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SILVERSEA’s cruise ship Silver Cloud sailed into the capital late on Sunday afternoon. The vessel is moored alongside HMS Belfast for the duration of her 24 hour visit to the capital. 157-metre long Silver Cloud is a regular visitor to London and the current visit is the first of four this year. She passed through the Thames Barrier on her …

London welcomes its biggest cruise ship

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A CRUISE ship that is reckoned to be the biggest everĀ in London visited the capital last week. The brand new Viking Star ship arrived in London on her maiden voyage, staying overnight at Greenwich. With a length of 228 metres, she is thought to be longer than any cruise ship to have previously journeyed in to London. Although not big …

Ship Pics: MS The World

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The World is a huge residential ship that constantly cruises from city to city for the enjoyment of the people living on board. It’s two years since MS The World last visited London, arriving April 30th 2013 and leaving on May 3rd. The 196-metre long ship was launched in 2002. She has 12 decks and 165 residences in various sizes …

Magellan arrives at Tilbury ahead of official renaming

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THE NEW flagship of Cruise and Maritime Voyages arrived at Tilbury for the first time this morning. The 30 year old vessel is joining the fleet of Essex-based CMV and will be officially renamed in a ceremony on Thursday where Gloria Huniford will become the ship’s godmother. Fireworks will be set off on the river on Thursday night as part …

Silver Cloud cruise ship arrives in London

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SILVER CLOUD arrived in London last night for a one-day visit. The Silverseas-owned vessel moored alongside HMS Belfast in the Upper Pool at about 8pm, basking in the last of the evening sun. The 157-metre long cruise ship had set off from Stockholm eleven days earlier, calling at Estonia, Russia, Germany and the Netherlands en route. SILVER CLOUD departs the …

Cruise ships Astor and Deutschland visit the Thames

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TWO cruise ships arrived on the Thames on the same tide early on Monday morning. Early risers were treated to the sight of two cruise ships making their way up river, with ASTOR mooring at London International Cruise Terminal, Tilbury, and DEUTSCHLAND carrying on up to Greenwich. ASTOR joined the fleet of Essex-based Cruise & Maritime Voyages on a three …