GPH buys remaining Malaga concession

Global Ports Holding’s (GPH) joint venture, Creuers Del Port de Barcelona (Creuers), has bought the remaining shares of Malaga Cruise Port concession for €1.5 mill. GPH holds a 62% stake in Creuers, with the remaining share owned by Royal Caribbean Cruises. Creuers previously owned 80% [Read more...]

2020-02-12T14:43:40+00:00 February 12th, 2020|Ports|

Tallinn to invest in new cruise facility

The Port of Tallinn has signed an agreement with YIT Eesti for the construction of new cruise terminal in Tallinn Old City Harbour. The value of the contract is €13.7 mill and it will be completed in July, 2021. Included will be a three-storey terminal [Read more...]

2020-01-13T11:05:45+00:00 January 13th, 2020|Ports|

MSC negotiates Dubai berthing rights

MSC Cruises has signed a long-term agreement with DP World for preferential berthing rights at Dubai’s Mina Rashid Port. The contract was formally signed by the line’s CEO Gianni Onorato and Mohammed Abdul Aziz Al Mannaei, CEO, P&O Marinas & Executive Director, Mina Rashid on [Read more...]

2019-12-13T14:00:41+00:00 December 13th, 2019|Ports|

Durban terminal construction underway

Durban’s status as a leading cruise destination was cemented on 16th November with the arrival of the ‘MSC Orchestra’ on her maiden voyage to South Africa. This coincided with a sod turning ceremony to mark the start of construction of the new Durban passenger terminal. [Read more...]

2019-11-29T22:51:32+00:00 November 29th, 2019|Ports|

Port Everglades upgrades warehouse

Port Everglades is upgrading its maintenance facilities and streamlining operating procedures. A central warehouse is the focal point of an improved inventory control system to better track supplies and reduce costs. The next step, already underway, is to computerise the inventory accounting through a software [Read more...]

2019-11-15T21:38:43+00:00 November 15th, 2019|Ports|

Balearics join cruise action group

The Port Authority of the Balearic Islands (APB) has joined the ‘CRUISE 2030 CALL FOR ACTION’ initiative, led by Venice, to find a way for the cruise industry to be compatible with the demands of European ports. Last month, the first meeting of the working [Read more...]

2019-11-15T21:12:32+00:00 November 15th, 2019|Ports|