Southampton to build fifth cruise terminal

MSC Cruises has signed a long term commercial partnership with ABP Southampton, which includes a commitment to build a fifth passenger terminal. Southampton is Europe’s leading cruise turnaround port, and the UK’s number one departure port. The new terminal will be ready for the 2021 [Read more...]

2020-11-28T11:39:25+00:00 November 28th, 2020|Ports|

Tarragona prepares for larger cruise ships

The Port of Tarragona’s first connection between the southern breakwater and the caissons at the new Balears Wharf has been completed. This development, together with the construction of the northern breakwater, will shelter the wharf on both sides. It will increase the port’s ability to [Read more...]

2020-11-28T11:05:11+00:00 November 28th, 2020|Ports|

GPH wins Taranto and Valencia concessions

The Port Network Authority of the Ionian Sea has awarded Global Ports Holding (GPH) a 20-year concession to manage cruise passenger services at Taranto, Italy. Taranto’s cruise port infrastructure is currently undergoing a state funded, about €28 mill investment programme, which includes the building of [Read more...]

2020-11-28T11:03:49+00:00 November 28th, 2020|Ports|

Tallinn’ first shore power service

Tallink Grupp’s ropax ‘Victoria I’ became the first ship to connect up to shore power in Tallinn when she berthed at the Old City Harbour on 11th September. Shore power can now be used by vessels operating the Estonian/Swedish as well as Estonian/Finnish routes. The [Read more...]

2020-09-24T20:15:15+00:00 September 24th, 2020|Ports|

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|