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|

Invergordon to handle largest cruise ships

The Port of Cromarty Firth is to expand the quayside at Invergordon in a £30 mill project. This follows the recent announcement of a £10 mill contract from Moray East Offshore Windfarm to become the intermediate port for their 95-turbine development. The new 218 m [Read more...]

2018-12-02T21:09:33+00:00 December 2nd, 2018|Ports|

Zadar joins GPH group

Turkish-based cruise port operator, Global Ports Holding (GPH) has signed a 20-year concession agreement for the operating rights of Gazenica in Zadar, Croatia. Under the terms of the agreement, which starts in the fourth quarter of this year, GPH will manage all of the cruise [Read more...]

2018-10-02T16:29:05+00:00 October 2nd, 2018|Ports|

Eight cruise ships cited with air violations

Alaskan environmental managers issued air quality violations to eight cruise ships earlier this month for violations throughout the summer cruise season. According to the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation’s (DEC) figures, as of 7th September this year, the nine air quality violations -one ship received [Read more...]

2018-09-15T09:18:11+00:00 September 15th, 2018|Ports|