An unprecedented behind the scenes look at one of Europe's largest sea ports, Southampton. This port sees a considerable amount of shipping traffic which includes container and general cargo, ferries, cruise ships and liners. In this program all aspects of passenger and cargo operations not normally viewed by the general public are shown. Witness all the dockside action as cruise ships such as the Grand Princess are moored together with P&O cruise ships. Join us aboard the Grand Princess as we take a look at her magnificent facilities including scenes from the captain's bridge. Southampton has always had a long and distinguished maritime history involving such shipping companies as Union Castle and Cunard.
We also take a brief look at the history of Southampton including that most famous of ships, the "Titanic". Titanic set sail from this port in 1912 and we take a look at her together with the dock where she sailed from almost a century ago. The lavender hulls of the Union Castle Line that visited this port in those halcyon days are also highlighted together with Cunard ships such as Queen Elizabeth and the Queen Mary. All of this and a great deal more can be seen in this magnificent DVD. Ships featured include, Royal Caribbean's Navigator of the Seas, Princess Cruises' Grand Princess, Sea Princess and P&O Cruises' Oriana, Aurora and many more. This is a unique, educational and entertaining DVD which will interest the enthusiast and holidaymaker as well as those within the shipping industry itself.