Regal Princess cruise ship skips Dorset – Portland Port – due to protests

The Regal Princess
The Regal Princess is a regular visitor to Portland Port and was scheduled to dock on Saturday during a 12-day round trip of the British Isles, which started on Friday, July 7 from Southampton.

The ship had been scheduled to send passengers to Stonehenge from Portland, but instead, the cruise ship spent the day at sea.

The decision was made out of safety concerns springing from protests on the island against government plans to house 500 asylum speakers on a barge at Portland Port.

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