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Portland Harbour Breakwater Lighthouse Restoration

Portland Harbour Breakwater Lighthouse Restoration

Portland Port has recently completed the restoration of the historic lighthouse situated at the main entrance to the harbour. Two opportunities were available to the Port; the cheaper option would have been to retire the existing lighthouse and use a modern counterpart. After deliberating both options, the decision was made to restore the existing structure to maintain the historical integrity of the breakwater.

Amy Sandford Smith: 21st Feb 2017 11:59:00

Surprise Visitor Starts Portland Port's Cruise Season Early

Surprise Visitor Starts Portland Port's Cruise Season Early

Portland Port’s cruise season got off to a surprise early start on Monday with the arrival of the Cruise and Maritime Voyages vessel Marco Polo. Her return to the UK from her previous cruise to South America and the Amazon river was delayed by adverse weather conditions last week which meant that the Marco Polo could not make it back to her turnaround port of Bristol in time to start her next cruise but instead had to head to Portland.

Amy Sandford Smith: 17th Feb 2017 10:58:00

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