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|

Cruise ships arrive off Manila

The Manila port authority has allowed foreign cruise ships carrying Filipino seafarers to anchor in Manila Bay. According to local sources, the authority said this move was agreed to repatriate nationals affected by the coronavirus pandemic. Returning overseas Filipino workers will still have to undergo [Read more...]

2020-04-27T09:10:14+00:00 April 27th, 2020|Ports|

Valencia eyes new cruise terminal

The Port Authority of Valencia (PAV) has put out to tender the administrative concession for the construction and operation of a new public passenger terminal at the port. This infrastructure will be located in an area of around100,000 sq m located between the Poniente Pier [Read more...]

2020-03-13T17:53:28+00:00 March 13th, 2020|Ports|

MSC Signs ties up with Abu Dhabi Ports

MSC Cruises has signed a long-term agreement with Abu Dhabi Ports. This will give the cruise ship operator preferential berthing rights at both Zayed Port and Sir Bani Yas Island. The contract was signed at the line’s Geneva, Switzerland headquarters by MSC CEO, Gianni Onorato [Read more...]

2020-02-28T20:35:39+00:00 February 28th, 2020|Ports|

GPH buys remaining Malaga concession

Global Ports Holding’s (GPH) joint venture, Creuers Del Port de Barcelona (Creuers), has bought the remaining shares of Malaga Cruise Port concession for €1.5 mill. GPH holds a 62% stake in Creuers, with the remaining share owned by Royal Caribbean Cruises. Creuers previously owned 80% [Read more...]

2020-02-12T14:43:40+00:00 February 12th, 2020|Ports|