MSC to build another Miami terminal

MSC Cruises and Miami-Dade county have signed an agreement for extended preferential berthing rights, as well as of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the construction of a new Cruise Terminal AAA at PortMiami. Pierfrancesco Vago, MSC Cruises Executive Chairman, commented: “The new agreement and [Read more...]

2018-07-14T05:31:41+00:00 July 14th, 2018|Ports|

Carnival to acquire Alaska’s White Pass business

Carnival Corp’s subsidiary, Holland America Princess Alaska Tours, is to purchase TWC Enterprises' White Pass & Yukon Route (WP&YR) division, which includes White Pass' port, railroad and retail operations in Skagway, Alaska. The transaction is scheduled to close on 31st July, 2018 following the customary [Read more...]

2018-06-15T07:56:30+00:00 June 15th, 2018|Ports|

GPH to operate Havana cruise port

Turkish-based Global Ports Holding (GPH) has signed a 15-year management agreement with the Cuban company Aries SA, to operate Havana’s cruise port. Under the terms of the Agreement, from 21st June, 2018, GPH will manage all of Havana’s cruise port operations throughout the life of [Read more...]

2018-05-30T16:35:07+00:00 May 30th, 2018|Ports|

Carnival Corp opens Barcelona Helix Terminal

Carnival Corp has officially opened its second cruise terminal at Barcelona. During the ceremony, the company revealed that Helix cruise centre will be the name of its new 12,500 sq m terminal. Costing over €46 mill, the Helix terminal and the company's existing terminal at [Read more...]

2018-05-14T09:31:00+00:00 May 14th, 2018|Ports|

JAXPORT and Carnival extend cruise service deal

Carnival Cruise Line has agreed to extend its cruise service from Jacksonville through at least May, 2021 and potentially through 2027, following an agreement with the Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT). Image Courtesy: The Jacksonville Port Authority The new contract extends the cruise line’s service from [Read more...]

2018-05-14T09:19:44+00:00 May 14th, 2018|Ports|

Miami passenger bridges transported by sea

Heavy lift transport specialist, AAL, together its new Spanish representative, Marítima Davila of Grupo Davila, has shipped giant port infrastructure components from Barcelona to PortMiami. The cargo comprised of two large tailor-made and fully assembled seaport passenger boarding bridges (SPBB), destined for PortMiami’s newly renovated [Read more...]

2018-05-14T09:12:57+00:00 May 14th, 2018|Ports|