Scrubber wash water problems – fake news

The Clean Shipping Alliance (CSA) 2020 has called upon the shipping industry not to single out scrubber wash waters when coastal states and port authorities adopt local regulations.   Responding to reports that coastal states and ports are implementing rules that ‘restrict the discharge of [Read more...]

2019-01-28T11:29:51+00:00 January 28th, 2019|Ports|

Canaveral cruise terminal contracts awarded

The Canaveral Port Authority Board of Commissioners has awarded Merritt Island-based Ivey’s Construction a $78.98 mill contract for the port’s Cruise Terminal 3 project plus a $29.53 mill contract for the adjacent 1,800-vehicle parking garage. Ivey’s was the low bidder to build a two-story, 188,000 [Read more...]

2019-01-13T22:03:58+00:00 January 13th, 2019|Ports|

Carnival to operate Tenerife cruise terminal

Carnival Corp is to become the first concession-holder to operate the Canary Islands' and Mid-Atlantic's newest cruise terminal at Tenerife. This followed the signing of an agreement with the Port Authority of Santa Cruz de Tenerife, following a recent Board meeting. Opened in 2016, during [Read more...]

2018-12-17T09:34:24+00:00 December 17th, 2018|Ports|

Victoria’s Ogden Point to get mooring extension

More than $6.8 mill in joint funding has been agreed for a dolphin extension project in Victoria, BC at the Ogden Point cruise terminal. Marco Mendicino, Canadian Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Infrastructure and Communities and Sonterra Ross, Greater Victoria Harbour Authority COO signed [Read more...]

2018-12-17T09:16:20+00:00 December 17th, 2018|Ports|

Galveston and RCL agree on new cruise terminal

The Board of Trustees of Galveston Wharves signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Royal Caribbean Cruises on 5th December for a new cruise terminal. (pictured L-R Rodger Rees, CEO/Port Director, Port of Galveston and Michael Bayley, CEO/President, Royal Caribbean International) sign a MOU The [Read more...]

2018-12-17T08:56:20+00:00 December 17th, 2018|Ports|

Enov has awared NOK50 milli in funding

Norwegian state-owned grant scheme Enov has awared NOK50 milli in funding to support the establishment of shore power for cruise vessels in Bergen. “We are extremely pleased with the decision to grant funding. It is a necessary for establishing Europe’s largest onshore power supply in [Read more...]

2018-12-17T08:41:48+00:00 December 17th, 2018|Ports|

Virgin unveils plans for Miami terminal

The new Virgin Voyages Terminal will be located on the northwest side of the port in Miami. Construction is due to start next year and will be completed by November, 2021, the beginning of the year’s cruise season. “Miami is an incredible city and one [Read more...]

2018-12-02T21:49:34+00:00 December 2nd, 2018|Ports|

MSC moves into Trieste

MSC Cruises has acquired a significant interest in Trieste Adriatic Marine Initiatives (TAMI), a holding company that owns the cruise terminal Trieste Terminal Passeggeri (TTP). This investment will support MSC Cruises’ long-standing objective of providing enhanced and seamless experiences for cruise guests right from the [Read more...]

2018-12-02T21:17:53+00:00 December 2nd, 2018|Ports|