Las Palmas to get new cruise terminal

Gran Canaria’s main port of Las Palmas has unveiled plans for a new cruise terminal. The Port Authority recently issued a public tender for companies to invest and manage a cruise terminal, in addition to improving the current facilities at Arrecife (Lanzarote) and Puerto del [Read more...]

2021-03-26T23:22:59+00:00 March 26th, 2021|Ports|

Port Canaveral receives LNG bunker vessel

‘Q-LNG 4000’, a ship-to-ship articulated tug and LNG bunker barge (ATB), has arrived at Port Canaveral. The purpose-built ATB was designed, engineered, and internationally and US certificated to provide ship-to-ship transfers of LNG as a fuel, especially to cruise ships. She will operate in the port [Read more...]

2021-03-12T15:52:35+00:00 March 12th, 2021|Ports|

Construction of Belize’s Port Coral underway

Vessels carrying crew and equipment arrived in Belize at the beginning of this month from China to build the Stake Bank Enterprise’s cruise ship docking facility. Called the Port Coral project, Chile and Panama-based Intercoastal Marine was awarded the contract to build two large cruise [Read more...]

2021-03-12T15:39:47+00:00 March 12th, 2021|Ports|

Stena Line signs long-term Ventspils contract

Stena Line and Noord Natie Ventspils Terminals (NNVT) have signed a 20-year contract aimed at securing the continuous ferry operation from the Freeport of Ventspils in Latvia. This long-term agreement is an important part of Stena Lines expansion in the Baltic Sea and the route [Read more...]

2021-02-12T19:05:09+00:00 February 12th, 2021|Ports|

Miami terminal expansion project kicks off

Carnival Cruise Line and PortMiami held a groundbreaking ceremony for Terminal F’s expansion project at the end of January. This terminal will serve as the homeport for ‘Carnival Celebration’, the company’s next Excel-class ship. Currently under construction in Finland, ‘Carnival Celebration’ is due to to [Read more...]

2021-02-12T18:53:11+00:00 February 12th, 2021|Ports|

Hamina joins Cruise Baltic

The Finnish port of Hamina has joined the Cruise Baltic network. Hamina brings the total number of cruise ports and destinations to 31, the highest number thus far. The port is located on the Finnish coast about 145 km east of Helsinki. With a central [Read more...]

2021-01-26T20:36:36+00:00 January 26th, 2021|Ports|

Portland UK freezes fees

UK’s Portland Port has frozen its fees for this year after the country has been heavily impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. Ian McQuade, Commercial General Manager at Portland Port, said “Portland Port acknowledges the significant challenges faced by all industries during this pandemic, so to [Read more...]

2021-01-26T20:18:39+00:00 January 26th, 2021|Ports|

Sunderland eyeing cruise ships

The latest Cruise Britain member, the UK’s Northeast Port of Sunderland, is exploring the possibility of welcoming cruise ships. “Moving into the cruise and passenger ship market will allow the Port to fully utilise existing infrastructure, bringing ships and their passengers to the city and [Read more...]

2021-01-26T20:15:27+00:00 January 26th, 2021|Ports|