Posts Tagged ‘Copenhagen’

Record-breaking cruise season in Copenhagen

Wednesday, November 1st, 2017

Oceankaj Cruise Terminal in  Copenhagen (Courtesy Copenhagen Malmö Port)The cruise season was a successful one for Copenhagen Malmö Port, CMP. Copenhagen welcomed 850,000 passengers, setting a new record. CMP is now investing in continued growth. A new terminal is being built in Copenhagen, and as from April 2018 Visby will form part of CMP’s cruise operations. (more…)

Go-ahead for new cruise terminal in Copenhagen

Wednesday, October 4th, 2017

The Board of Copenhagen Malmö Port, CMP, has given the go-ahead to build a new cruise terminal in Copenhagen. The terminal will be located beyond the current Oceankaj in Ydre Nordhavn and will be able to handle more than 5,000 passengers per call. (more…)

Michael Schulze, Phoenix Reisen, is this years’ CruiseCopenhagen ambassador award winner

Monday, September 25th, 2017

Phoenix Reisen's Albatros (Click to enlargeAt the German speaking cruise line company, Phoenix Reisen, Baltic cruises are very popular because of the combination they offer of both city and nature experiences. And with the gegraphic closeness to German homeports, Denmark is especially an obvious destination for the German cruise guests, Director of Cruising at Phoenix Reisen, Michael Schulze, thinks. (more…)

Denmark is about to welcome the most positive season within cruise tourism ever

Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017

Oceankaj Cruise Terminal in  Copenhagen (Courtesy Copenhagen Malmö Port)With an estimated number of more than 1 million cruise guests in 2017, Denmark are looking at the most fantastic year so far when it comes to cruise tourism. (more…)

Ehrenberg Kommunikation as new PR agency for CruiseCopenhagen and Cruise Baltic

Tuesday, April 18th, 2017

Oceankaj Cruise Terminal in  Copenhagen (Courtesy Copenhagen Malmö Port)As of today, the international communications agency Ehrenberg Kommunikation supports the business-to-business cruise industry networks CruiseCopenhagen and Cruise Baltic as PR agency. (more…)

Malmö Prepares To Receive Larger Ships

Thursday, April 13th, 2017

Copenhagen Malmö Port (CMP) has been given the go-ahead by the Swedish Maritime Administration to receive larger cruiseships in Malmö. The decision represents a major boost for cruise tourism. Over 10,000 passengers are already booked for the 2018 cruise season.

The cruise ship business had a really good year at Copenhagen Malmö Port

Friday, January 27th, 2017

Oceankaj Cruise Terminal in  Copenhagen (Courtesy Copenhagen Malmö Port)The cruise ship business had a really good year at Copenhagen Malmö Port, with the total number of calls reaching 311, with 732,000 passengers. The cruise trend is on an upward curve and ships are getting bigger and bigger, paving the way for even more passengers in future. (more…)

CLIA Europe Welcomes First Regional Cruise Dialogue for the Baltic

Saturday, October 29th, 2016

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) Europe as one of the leading partners of the European Commission’s Pan European Dialogue between cruise operators, ports and coastal tourism stakeholders is pleased to attend and present today (18 October) its vision for the cruise industry in the Baltic region in Copenhagen.

2016 was a good season, but larger ships are placing requirements on CMP

Thursday, October 13th, 2016

Oceankaj Cruise Terminal in  Copenhagen (Courtesy Copenhagen Malmö Port)With Copenhagen as an ever more popular cruise destination, CMP is going to have to receive larger ships and more passengers. A new terminal that is twice the size of the one at Oceankaj is therefore under consideration. (more…)

Busiest day in the CMP cruising history

Monday, July 4th, 2016

Oceankaj Cruise Terminal in  Copenhagen (Courtesy Copenhagen Malmö Port)The 25th of june 2016 was the busiest day in the CMP cruising history ever. But already next year CMP and Copenhagen will receive even more cruising passengers. (more…)

Copenhagen Malmö Port named “Best Turnaround Port Operations” at the Seatrade Cruise Global 2016

Thursday, March 17th, 2016

Copenhagen Malmö Port, as the largest cruise port in Northern Europe present, and has once again won the attractive award from Cruise Insight 2015 Awards as “Best Turnaround Port Operations”.

Cruise traffic in Copenhagen to set new records in 2016 and 2017

Monday, February 22nd, 2016

In 2016 Copenhagen Malmö Port expects growth of 9% in the number of cruise visitors to Copenhagen, and at the end of June a record will be set for the number of visitors on one single day. (more…)

Cruise ship Norwegian Getaway brings 36,000 more passenger movements to Copenhagen in 2017

Thursday, January 28th, 2016

Norwegian GetawayNorwegian Cruise Line will be deploying their even bigger cruise ship “Norwegian Getaway” on their cruises in 2017, with Copenhagen as the starting point of their trips to the Baltic and to the Norwegian fjords. (more…)

@GreenPort Cruise Conference 2015: Med ports care

Friday, October 9th, 2015

Dealing with waste from cruise ships, innovative cruise ship terminal designs, the ongoing debate on ECA compliance and Port-City working together were the four key issues discussed during the 3rd GreenPort Cruise, held in Copenhagen, Denmark, with the active intervention of MedCruise. (more…)

GreenPort Cruise in Copenhagen

Wednesday, September 30th, 2015

The third GreenPort Cruise will take place the day before GreenPort Congress, on Tuesday 6 October 2015 in Copenhagen. (more…)

CMP’s seminar in Almedalen: Sustainable cruise traffic an engine for growth in the Baltic region

Monday, July 13th, 2015

At a packed seminar in Visby, the panel were in agreement that cruise traffic in the Baltic has great potential for further development. (more…)

Premiere for cruise season at CMP

Friday, May 8th, 2015

It will be a long and busy season with a total of 302 cruise arrivals in Copenhagen and Malmö, ending with the final Christmas cruise on 23 December.

Improved result for Copenhagen Malmö Port

Thursday, March 26th, 2015

In 2014 Copenhagen was named Best Baltic Cruise Destination. The figures for cruise traffic were 20.9 million gross tonnes (23.1) and around 772,000 passengers (837,000).  (more…)

Copenhagen Releases Passenger Survey

Tuesday, March 17th, 2015

Cruise Copenhagen Network has released its latest Passenger Survey with a look at cruise passengers in the city. (

Copenhagen Airport Introduces Onboard Check-in for Cruise Passengers

Thursday, January 22nd, 2015

For the start of the 2015 cruise season, Copenhagen Airport is introducing a new facility that allows cruise ship passengers to check in for their flights before leaving the ship. (

Cruise Baltic celebrated 10th anniversary in Copenhagen

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014

At this month’s Cruise Baltic meeting held in Denmark at the Scandic Copenhagen Hotel, over 40 delegates combined a 2-day business agenda with also celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the original formation of the Association in 2004. (

Prize awarded to CMP for the Ocean Quay terminals

Thursday, December 4th, 2014

“We are getting quite used to awards at CMP,” says Arnt Møller Pedersen, COO at Copenhagen Malmö Port (CMP). “But the one we have just received has nothing to do with service. It is for functionality and expression.”

Copenhagen to introduce check in for flight home on board ship

Thursday, October 9th, 2014

Copenhagen Malmo Port (CMP) says it is first to introduce problem-free check in onto flight home before the passengers leave the cruise liner. (

Copenhagen Malmö Port selected as ”Cruise Port of the Year 2014” at the Seatrade conference in Barcelona

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014

The initiative to attract and retain cruise tourism has been successful, and the new and better facilities for ships and passengers at Ocean Quay have already proved their worth in their first season. (more…)

Copenhagen named best Baltic cruise destination

Sunday, August 17th, 2014

Efforts to develop the city’s harbour areas and a high standard of tourist attractions win international attention for Copenhagen at the Bon Voyage Awards 2014. (more…)

Cruise ships steer clear of Copenhagen

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

Berlingske reports that the number of cruise ships scheduled to dock in Copenhagen in 2014 is 312, compared to 348 visits in 2013. (

Disney selects Copenhagen for turnaround in 2015

Thursday, April 17th, 2014

Disney MagicThe Disney Cruise Lines programme for 2015 includes a range of new cruises to the Norwegian Fiords and the Baltic States, and Disney has selected Copenhagen as turnaround port for five cruises, as well as a starting point for two others.

New cruise awards for CMP at Seatrade Miami

Thursday, April 17th, 2014

As part of the recent Seatrade Miami event, a jury consisting of representatives from the cruise operators presented CMP with: ”Best Turnaround Port Operations” and ”Best Turnaround Destination” at the Cruise Insight 2013 Awards.

Cruise Baltic and Cruise Copenhagen Network appoints new Director

Thursday, April 10th, 2014

Cruise Baltic and Cruise Copenhagen Network have appointed Claus Bødker as the new Director, commencing May 1, 2014. (

More cruise ships visiting CMP at Christmas

Thursday, December 19th, 2013

It is English ships in particular that are calling in during the Christmas month, with visitors wanting to experience an atmospheric Copenhagen with Christmas decorations, and not least Tivoli.

Strong cruise season in Copenhagen

Monday, November 11th, 2013

When the 2013 cruise season ends, the number of calls will be 346 and the number of passengers just over 800,000. Copenhagen continues to be one of the most popular cruise destinations in Europe. (more…)

Arctic Expedition Leader Conference in Copenhagen

Thursday, September 26th, 2013

The Association of Arctic Expedition Cruise Operators (AECO) has announced that approximately 40 Arctic expedition leaders will meet in Copenhagen in Oct. 17 and 18 to discuss how to conduct sustainable expedition cruising in the Arctic. (