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Company given contract of £5.5m to control expected increase in shipping on Solent

Company given contract of £5.5m to control expected increase in shipping on Solent

Sailor 'lucky to be alive' after trying to cross Solent in homemade raft

PHOTOS: Sailor 'lucky to be alive' after trying to cross Solent in homemade raft

Natalie Cole.

Natalie Cole to headline jazz-themed cruise

Historic Hampshire ferry service's future secured

Historic Hampshire ferry service's future secured

Inside SS Shieldhall's steam engine room.

SS Shieldhall’s birthday celebrated at Southampton docks

Southampton still growing as Europe's number one cruise port

Southampton still growing as Europe's number one cruise port

Heather Beagley, 93, was a passenger on the first every voyage of the Queen Mary in 1936

Southampton woman becomes part of cruise ship's history

A female student at the Warsash Maritime Academy, one of the few women on course for a career at sea

Why are their so little 'shefarers?

The Hythe Ferry

Commuters beg bosses not to scrap 'vital' Hampshire ferry

Five Buddha statues used in the smuggling operation.

PICTURES: How Buddha statues arriving in Southampton docks hid a secret stash inside

Pair rescued after boat sinks in Solent

Man airlifted to hospital after sea rescue in The Solent

How the Titanic II was supposed to look

Billionaire's Titanic 2 plans sunk

Burgess Marine and Mainprize Offshore in Surebuild double success.

Jobs to double at company after multi-million pound boat order

Cruise cancelled as Southampton ship after second vomiting bug outbreak in just over a month

Cruise cancelled after second vomiting bug outbreak in just over a month

Courage - photo by Nick Stott

Fire damaged on ship on the move once again

Flag bearers lead the procession following the Shipping Festival Service at Winchester Cathedral.

Generations of mariners at service

Seafarers’ charity sets sail for new offices in former club premises

Seafarers’ charity sets sail for new offices in former club premises

Seaworks International Exhibition 2014, Western Docks, Southampton.

Vessel designs from all over the world on show

The full team from Marchwood Junior School

Pupils enjoy getting out on the water for fun with ports' own sailing academy

US ship Courage.

Fire-hit US merchant ship is on move

The mast of the Ino sinking in The Solent

Sailors speak of dramatic rescue efforts after boats crash in he Solent during major race

Firefighters rush to ship after crew fail to respond

Firefighters rush to ship after crew fail to respond

Car carrier Courage at sea

Poisonous gas preventing Hampshire firefighters boarding blaze-hit car carrier

Dozens of firefighters on fire damaged ship

Dozens of firefighters on fire damaged ship

MS Balmoral alongside in Southampton.

Compensation offer for sick passengers aboard cruise from Southampton

The crash in the Solent earlier this month. Pic by Daniel Ubertini.

Teen critically injured in speedboat crash to make 'full recovery'

Red Funnel unveil new British-built ferry

PHOTOS: Red Funnel unveil new British-built ferry

The Queens cruising towards Liverpool's iconic Pier Head.

VIDEO AND PHOTOS: Cunard flagship's ‘Three Queens' Salute’ on the River Mersey

Carnival's new ship will be based on the design of Regal Princess, pictured

Southampton-based cruise giants announce new ship for China

The CMA CGM Kerguelen.

VIDEO AND PHOTOS: Take a look round the biggest ship in British merchant fleet currently in Southampton docks

A picture of the boat flipping by eyewitness Daniel Ubertini

UPDATE: Man fights for life after speedboat crash near Southampton

CMA CGM Kerguelen in Southampton. Picture by @sardogbentley

One of the world's biggest ships arrives in Southampton

Vomiting bug outbreak on cruise ship

Hundreds ill due to vomiting bug outbreak on cruise ship

Chris Macdonald

Hero sailor speaks about dramatic rescue

Celebrity Eclipse.

Popular cruise ship refreshed and enhanced

MSC Splendida

WIN: A VIP experience aboard one of the most beautiful cruise ships around

Seawork: Europe's largest marine and workboat show.

Hundreds of exhibitors and thousands of visitors expected at Seawork spectacular

The Three Queens leave Southampton.

Three Queens set sail from Southampton

The Three Queens - Queen Mary 2, Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth

Southampton cruise firm's 175th anniversary celebrations to take centre stage as Three Queens in town

The Three Queens - Queen Mary 2, Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth

Three Queens set for cruise line's spectacular 175th anniversary celebrations tomorrow - find out where to see them

Cunard's Three Queens to arrive in Southampton this weekend

Cunard's Three Queens to arrive in Southampton this weekend

Tributes to founding father of Cunard

Tributes to Cunard's founding father ahead of this weekend's celebrations marking the start of its 175th anniversary

Southampton docks.

Show goes behind the scenes at bustling Southampton docks

Merchant seaman charity Sailors’ Society banking on help from cruise passengers

Merchant seaman charity Sailors’ Society banking on help from cruise passengers

Port workers tackle ABP Half Marathon

Port workers tackle ABP Half Marathon

Import Services warehouse behind Southampton container terminal.

Firm wins award for dockside warehouse expansion

Sting in front of Cunard's Queen Mary 2

Rock legend launches Southampton cruise giant's 175th anniversary

The newly refurbished Explorer of the Seas arrives in port, just as her sister ship Anthem of the Seas departs on her maiden voyage.

Refitted cruise ship Explorer of the Seas making waves

The Three Queens in Southampton during a previous celebration. Picture by Maggie Burford

PHOTOS: Three Queens coming to Southampton to start spectacular anniversary celebrations

The Hoegh Osaka pictured when stranded in The Solent

Hoegh Osaka to return to Southampton for first time since being stranded

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