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Straddle carriers at Southampton

Crane driver's dash for safety after fire 50ft up in the air

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'We need police on the water' say marine clubs

'We need police on the water' say marine clubs

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Queen Mary 2

Search for missing QM2 crewman called off

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Hampshire lifeboat crew rush to mayday distress call on the Solent after reports of cruiser on fire

Lifeboat crew rush to boat on fire in Solent

Crew member falls overboard cruise ship

Missing crewman feared drowned

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Illegal migrants 'were trying to flee UK'

Illegal migrants 'were trying to flee UK'

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Docks shut down after illegal immigrants try to enter Southampton

Docks shut down after illegal immigrants try to enter Southampton

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Cruise firm ‘enhances’ service

Cruise firm ‘enhances’ service

Ferry operator awarded for good staff wellbeing

Ferry operator awarded for good staff wellbeing

High volume of calls to coastguard

High volume of calls to coastguard

An unmanned underwater robot at the MARS centre in Southampton.

New £3m pioneering underwater robot centre completed

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New ferry firm launching new Isle of Wight service

New ferry firm launching new Isle of Wight service

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Associated British Ports (ABP) is the latest firm to throw its backing behind Marwell Wildlife’s Zany Zebras event.

Local business wild at art for Zany Zebras campaign

From left, Nuwave's Vanessa Backhouse, Barrie Hampson, Nicola Jones, Stephen Brownlie (senior centre manager, Fareham Innovation Centre), Karen Harvey-Miller, Keith Austin and Carole Smith.

Shipshape schooling for seafaring businesses

Two four-legged passengers take a stroll on their private deck on board Queen Mary 2

Is this the world's first dog-friendly cruise ship?

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Celebrating a life on the seas: (from left to right) Dominic Brown, able seaman; Mike Andrews, deck mate; Shirley Anderson, HR director

Hampshire ferry worker honoured after 50 years of service

Red Arrows.

Red Arrows are go! All set for team's roaring debut over Southampton Water

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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

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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

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Natalie Cole.

Natalie Cole to headline jazz-themed cruise

Historic Hampshire ferry service's future secured

Historic Hampshire ferry service's future secured

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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

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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

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Five Buddha statues used in the smuggling operation.

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

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Pair rescued after boat sinks in Solent

Man airlifted to hospital after sea rescue in The Solent

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How the Titanic II was supposed to look

Billionaire's Titanic 2 plans sunk

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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

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Courage - photo by Nick Stott

Fire damaged on ship on the move once again

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

Generations of mariners at service

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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

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The mast of the Ino sinking in The Solent

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

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Firefighters rush to ship after crew fail to respond

Firefighters rush to ship after crew fail to respond

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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

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

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

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Red Funnel unveil new British-built ferry

PHOTOS: Red Funnel unveil new British-built ferry

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The Queens cruising towards Liverpool's iconic Pier Head.

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

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

Southampton-based cruise giants announce new ship for China

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The CMA CGM Kerguelen.

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

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A picture of the boat flipping by eyewitness Daniel Ubertini

UPDATE: Man fights for life after speedboat crash near Southampton

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CMA CGM Kerguelen in Southampton. Picture by @sardogbentley

One of the world's biggest ships arrives in Southampton

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Vomiting bug outbreak on cruise ship

Hundreds ill due to vomiting bug outbreak on cruise ship

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