Whittier project gets off the ground

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings (NCLH) has signed a Memorandum of Agreement with Huna Totem Corp to develop berthing and upland facilities at Whittier, Alaska. This privately funded development project will consist of a berthing facility able to handle ships from the company’s three brands, along [Read more...]

2022-04-13T19:39:30+00:00 April 13th, 2022|Ports|

Virgin opens dedicated Miami terminal

Virgin Voyages opened Terminal V at PortMiami earlier this month. Virgin supremo, Sir Richard Branson, was joined by Miami/Dade County Mayor, Daniella Levine Cava and Virgin Voyages’ CEO, Tom McAlpin to cut a ribbon to officially open the terminal. With a street address of 718 [Read more...]

2022-02-25T23:53:17+00:00 February 25th, 2022|Ports|

ADP Inaugurates new cruise ship jetty

AD Ports Group’s (ADP) has opened its new jetty at Sir Bani Yas Cruise Beach. The new jetty — equipped with eight mooring dolphins, firefighting equipment, and solar lighting — will be able to accommodate two cruise vessels simultaneously, enabling more than 5,000 passengers to [Read more...]

2022-02-25T23:45:27+00:00 February 25th, 2022|Ports|

Stena Line inaugurates Sweden/Finland link

On 1st February, 2022, the first ferry on Stena Line’s new route Nynäshamn/Hanko sailed from the Swedish port. Stena’s ropax ‘Urd’ left Nynäshamn/Stockholm’s Norvik Port after an inauguration ceremony. Starting with three departures per week, the link will soon switch to a daily schedule, when [Read more...]

2022-02-12T13:26:07+00:00 February 12th, 2022|Ports|

Dover expects record cruise year

Similar to many ports worldwide, the UK Port of Dover is expecting a record breaking year for cruise operations. The only UK destination on the Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel List 2022, the port is gearing up to welcome 130 cruise ship calls, which includes [Read more...]

2022-02-12T13:22:52+00:00 February 12th, 2022|Ports|

Milwaukee to upgrade cruise facilities

The US State of Wisconsin has awarded Port Milwaukee a $3.5 mill Capital Tourism grant. This will be used to help fund a new Seawaymax infrastructure at the South Shore Cruise Dock to accommodate the largest international cruise vessels built to access the Great Lakes. [Read more...]

2022-02-12T13:16:13+00:00 February 12th, 2022|Ports|

ADP to develop Aqaba cruise terminal

AD Ports Group (ADP) has signed four agreements and a Head of Terms Agreement (HoT) with Aqaba Development Corp (ADC). These agreements will result in ADP supporting Aqaba’s development of tourism, logistics, transport and digital infrastructure, including the building of a new cruise terminal. The [Read more...]

2022-01-14T20:30:26+00:00 January 14th, 2022|Ports|