Galataport Istanbul opens for business

Galataport Istanbul’s new cruise terminal received its first ship on 1st October. Around 150 passengers and crew arrived on the ‘SeaDream II’ from Varna, Bulgaria for a two-day homeport stay before sailing back to the Bulgarian port of Burgas. Galataport contains the world’s first underground [Read more...]

2021-10-14T20:26:33+00:00 October 14th, 2021|Ports|

Calais’ new port inaugurated

The new Port of Calais was officially inaugurated last week following six years of construction. Thought to be the largest European port infrastructure project of the decade, the extension and modernisation at the port represented an investment of €863 mill. A financial package, combining public [Read more...]

2021-09-10T22:12:36+00:00 September 10th, 2021|Ports|

City takes back Viking’s Turku terminal

The City of Turku has taken back under its control the terminal previously operated by Viking Line. This terminal and related facilities are located in an area in Turku leased by Viking Line. Under the original lease agreement, the buildings were to be handed backed [Read more...]

2021-09-10T21:23:05+00:00 September 10th, 2021|Ports|

TT-Line and Trelleborg extend co-operation

TT-Line and the Port of Trelleborg have signed a new 10-year agreement. This means a long-term perspective of port operations and thus consolidating its position as Scandinavia’s largest ro-ro port, the port said. TT-Line has seen a substantial increase in volumes in recent years and [Read more...]

2021-09-10T21:10:15+00:00 September 10th, 2021|Ports|

Tenerife joins CLIA (UK)

Tenerife Tourism Corp has joined Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) UK & Ireland as an associate partner. The long-term agreement will enhance Tenerife’s brand awareness across the region, bringing them into CLIA’s wider community of cruise lines, travel agents and associate partners, the corporation claimed. [Read more...]

2021-07-25T19:24:36+00:00 July 25th, 2021|Ports|

Tallinn opens a new sustainable terminal

During the 2021 cruise season, the Port of Tallinn will unveil a new cruise terminal. It is claimed to be the most modern and multi-functional terminal in the region, built to reduce a negative impact on the environment. According to Valdo Kalm, Port of Tallinn’s Chairman [Read more...]

2021-07-25T18:47:30+00:00 July 25th, 2021|Ports|