Madeira to improve port efficiency

The Madeira Port Authority (APRAM) is to invest €14,900 in a study to improve the energy efficiency of the infrastructures of the Port of Funchal - Gare Marítima, Gare Cais 6, Centro Náutico de São Lázaro and Cais 8. The aim, said Madeira Port Authority [Read more...]

2024-04-29T17:05:43+00:00 April 29th, 2024|Ports|

Le Havre unveils new cruise facilities

In 2022, a joint venture between Haropa Port and the conurbation of Le Havre Seine Metropole led to a new company being established - GIP Le Havre Croisieres. This was formed to manage the cruise terminals and also the building of new facilities at the [Read more...]

2024-04-29T16:53:31+00:00 April 29th, 2024|Ports|

Tromso and Trondheim gear up for OPS

Onshore power (POS) is being tested at Tromso’s city quay this autumn, with it becoming fully operational early next year, according to Harriet Willassen, Marketing and Communication Manager, Port of Tromso. In Breivika an onshore power supply (OPS) connection is planned for 2027 and, in [Read more...]

2024-04-29T16:51:37+00:00 April 29th, 2024|Ports|

GPH expands with more cruise terminal contracts

Global Ports Holding (GPH) is to add another two cruise terminals to its portfolio. First, following a public tender process, a majority owned consortium between GPH (51%), local shareholder, Steya (40%) and Ocean Infrastructures Management (9%) has been awarded preferred bidder status for a 15-year [Read more...]

2024-04-14T14:50:13+00:00 April 14th, 2024|Ports|

San Juan (PR) gets a makeover

The US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Task Force Virgin Islands Puerto Rico has highlighted the beginning of the dredging and deepening phase of San Juan’s Harbour. The work includes widening and deepening the inner harbour channels used by cruise ships and other types, while [Read more...]

2024-04-14T14:25:01+00:00 April 14th, 2024|Ports|

Norwegian cruise port improvements

A second tender dock is under construction at Nordfjordeid, Norway, which will facilitate more effective handling of the larger ships when at anchor, according to Jacob Bredesen, the port’s Marketing Manager. In addition, the whole berth - from the SeaWalk to the road and the [Read more...]

2024-03-27T18:56:52+00:00 March 27th, 2024|Ports|

Genoa and Savona cruise terminal upgrades ongoing

A wide-ranging large-scale infrastructure plan is underway at Genoa and Savona’s passenger ports and has begun to take shape across the cruise terminals. With over €40 mill already invested to address the major challenges posed globally by the industry, the Western Ligurian Sea Port Authority [Read more...]

2024-03-27T18:52:55+00:00 March 27th, 2024|Ports|

Cruise Baltic welcomes Ystad

Cruise Baltic has welcomed its 32nd member - the Swedish port of Ystad. Ystad is one of the most southern cities in Sweden, while the cruise berths are within walking distance of the city. The berths can accommodate cruise ships of up to 250 m [Read more...]

2024-03-01T18:45:32+00:00 March 1st, 2024|Ports|

GPH begins Puerto Rican operations

San Juan Cruise Port (SJCP), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Global Ports Holding (GPH), has reached financial closing of an agreement and simultaneously concluded the debt financing for the initial phase of its investment in San Juan Cruise Port. This achievement marks the beginning of the [Read more...]

2024-03-01T18:32:30+00:00 March 1st, 2024|Ports|