Cruise ships to homeport at Fusina, Venice

As reported by Luca Peruzzi for Seatrade Cruise Global, an agreement has been signed between Venice Ro-Port Mos and Venezia Terminal Passeggeri (VTP) allowing cruise ships to dock and homeport at Fusina on the mainland across the Venice Lagoon. The agreement is effective from 2023 [Read more...]

2022-12-09T16:32:25+00:00 December 9th, 2022|Ports|

GPH close to adding St Lucia to its portfolio

Following bilateral discussions, Global Ports Holding (GPH) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Government of St Lucia for a 30-year concession, plus a 10-year extension option, for cruise ship operations. Under the terms of the MoU, both parties have entered into an [Read more...]

2022-10-28T14:02:55+00:00 October 28th, 2022|Ports|

New Bahamas cruise port agreed

The Bahamas Government has signed a heads of agreement (HoA) with Azul Destinations and Calypso Cove Destinations for the development of a resort and cruise port on South Long Island, estimated to cost some $250 mill. Speaking during the signing ceremony earlier this month, Deputy [Read more...]

2022-10-28T13:54:19+00:00 October 28th, 2022|Ports|

RCI’s Galveston terminal to be a world first

Royal Caribbean Group's (RCI) new Galveston terminal, which is due to open of 9th November, will be the first cruise terminal to generate 100% of its energy needs through on-site solar panels. This makes the terminal, which will be used by the Group's Royal Caribbean International brand, the first [Read more...]

2022-10-28T13:32:55+00:00 October 28th, 2022|Ports|

GPH announces Canaries enhancement project

Global Ports Holding (GPH), together with its local partner Sepcan and the Las Palmas Port Authority, unveiled future plans at Seatrade Cruise Med, held in Malaga, Spain. On 22nd August, GPH revealed the completion of the concession agreement for three Canary Islands ports - Las [Read more...]

2022-09-28T19:40:23+00:00 September 28th, 2022|Ports|

Holyhead to handle more cruise ships

Stena Line Ports claimed that over 55,000 cruise passengers will visit North Wales this year. In addition, the reopening of the deepwater berth will bring the potential for many more in 2023. Thus far in 2022, Holyhead Port has hosted 37 visits by cruise liners, [Read more...]

2022-09-28T18:21:58+00:00 September 28th, 2022|Ports|

Portland Port to undergo large upgrade

The UK’s Portland Port is investing £26 mill in a major berth development. Portland has received all the necessary permissions to carry out this project, the port authority claimed. This will involve the replacement of the existing deepwater berth (DWB) by a new extended berth. [Read more...]

2022-09-12T22:44:54+00:00 September 12th, 2022|Ports|