Tokyo ‘s new cruise terminal

Tokyo International Cruise Terminal was officially due to open to the public on 10th September. Designed to be part of the now delayed Tokyo Summer Olympics, the terminal will be able to accommodate the world’s largest cruise ships. The new four-level terminal was built in [Read more...]

2020-09-12T08:02:06+00:00 September 12th, 2020|Ports|

Port Canaveral to layoff staff

Port Canaveral, the US second largest cruise homeport, is to implement austerity measures, due to the impact of COVID-19 on its operations and the shutdown in the cruise industry. The port will reduce its employees by more than 40% through layoffs, furloughs and attrition. According [Read more...]

2020-08-14T14:26:59+00:00 August 14th, 2020|Ports|

Baleària teams up with GPH on Valencia terminal

Spanish ferry operator Baleària has submitted a bid to build and operate a new passenger terminal at Valencia in conjunction with cruise terminal operator, Global Ports Holding (GPH). Under a long-term contract, GPH would manage the new terminal’s operations and Baleària would provide its expertise [Read more...]

2020-07-13T10:42:50+00:00 July 13th, 2020|Ports|

Flåm receives funding for onshore power supply

To meet more stringent emmisions requirements and for future development, Norway’s Port of Flåm has been working towards offering locally produced hydro-power to cruise ships while berthed. Flåm submitted an application for funds to Norwegian state investment facility Enova in April, 2020, which was recently [Read more...]

2020-06-27T07:35:07+00:00 June 27th, 2020|Ports|

Copenhagen postpones new cruise terminal

Copenhagen Malmö Port (CMP) has postponed the building of a new cruise terminal at Copenhagen’s Oceankaj, due to the pandemic decimating the sector. With the prospects for healthy growth in the Copenhagen cruise market, CMP began the invitation to tender process at the end of [Read more...]

2020-06-15T16:42:01+00:00 June 15th, 2020|Ports|

Five cruise ships due in Durban

According to local media, five cruise ships are due call at Durban to refuel and take on supplies under strict Covid-19 safety protocols. The South African port authority Transnet told Timeslive that South Africa had been considering, on a case-by-case basis, requests from cruise ships [Read more...]

2020-05-29T07:59:31+00:00 May 29th, 2020|Ports|

Portland UK open for business

Despite COVID-19, cruise ship terminal operator, the UK’s Portland Port is open for business. Appropriate restrictions and safety measures have been put into place to protect the port’s staff, contractors, customers and the local population, the port’s management explained. Where possible, port staff have been [Read more...]

2020-05-16T09:51:54+00:00 May 16th, 2020|Ports|