Posts Tagged ‘Cork (Ireland)’

Bantry Bay Port Company Welcomes First Liner to Bantry Bay, Ireland

Tuesday, June 13th, 2017

Holland America Lines, MS Prinsendam made her maiden call to Bantry Bay Harbour today (June 12) on what was to be the first visit of a cruise liner to Bantry in almost 30 years. (more…)

Cork Showcases Its Historical Ties With The Us Whilst Highlighting The Cruise Contribution

Monday, June 5th, 2017

May 4 is a significant date in Cork’s history, it being 100 years since the arrival of the US fleet during the First World War. On that day Commander Joseph Taussig of USS Wadsworth led six destroyers of the US Atlantic Fleet into Cork Harbour.

Irish Ports To Welcome Record Number Of Cruise Vessels In 2017

Friday, March 17th, 2017

The Celebrity Eclipse at Cork, Ireland (Courtesy Port of Cork)Irish ports will have their busiest ever cruise ship season in 2017 with over 300 cruise ships scheduled to visit ports and harbours, large and small, around the island. (more…)

Record-breaking cruise liner numbers arrive into Cobh

Sunday, July 10th, 2016

The Celebrity Eclipse at Cork, Ireland (Courtesy Port of Cork)More than 100,000 cruise ship passengers visited Cork last year — the highest figure the area has ever recorded in a single 12-month period. (

City traders to market to cruise passengers who visit Cork

Thursday, June 2nd, 2016

The Celebrity Eclipse at Cork, Ireland (Courtesy Port of Cork)Traders in Cork City are losing out on millions of euro of business by not tapping into the lucrative luxury cruise passenger market which arrives on their doorsteps every year. (

First cruise ship arrives into Port of Cork on April 1st with another 57 to call

Friday, April 1st, 2016

The Celebrity Eclipse at Cork, Ireland (Courtesy Port of Cork)Fred Olsen Cruise Line will open the Port of Cork’s cruise liner season with the arrival of Balmoral and her 1,800 passengers and crew to Cobh Cruise Terminal on Friday 1st April. (

Port of Cork celebrates its most successful cruise liner season

Tuesday, October 13th, 2015

The Celebrity Eclipse at Cork, Ireland (Courtesy Port of Cork)The Port of Cork celebrated a record year for its cruise liner business which saw almost 150,000 passengers and crew spend about €15 million in the region. (

Lusitania anniversary to be marked by lifeboat re-enactment

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015

The 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Lusitania off Cork is to be commemorated next month when a team of rowers replicate the efforts of a lifeboat crew to save survivors. (

Cork Caters To Future Demand

Friday, August 1st, 2014

The Port of Cork is carrying out a feasibility study as part of its cruise strategy into building a second dedicated cruise berth in Cobh to cater for the increase in vessels calling to Ireland.

Port of Cork Company appoint new Harbour Master

Monday, December 16th, 2013

The Port of Cork Company have announced the appointment of Captain Paul O’Regan as Harbour Master, Port Operations Manager and Superintendent of Pilots of the Port of Cork. (

More than just a new member for the Atlantic Alliance – Port of Cork!

Monday, September 23rd, 2013

The Atlantic Alliance is a marketing project of 18 ports along Europe’s West coast between Hamburg and Lisbon, including Britain and now an Irish port.

21 Cruise Liners & 30,000 Passengers to Visit Cork Harbour in August

Monday, July 29th, 2013

According to the Port of Cork, August is set to be the busiest month ever with 21 cruise liners scheduled to call. (

Cork aims for 80 calls a year as 2013 goes beyond 60

Sunday, November 18th, 2012

The Port of Cork welcomed P&O Cruises’ Adonia on November 6 marking the end of the 2012 season.

Cruise liner wows Cobh

Tuesday, August 28th, 2012

In 2012 and 2013, MSC Cruises will call to Cork on five separate occasions, giving international guests the opportunity to discover the Cork region. (

MSC Cruises adds Cork and Dublin to turnaround ports

Monday, December 19th, 2011

MSC Cruises says that for the first time it will be adding Cork and Dublin to four new itineraries next August and September as turnaround ports for Irish passengers. (

Port of Cork Holds Cruise Seminar for a United Approach

Thursday, October 27th, 2011

The Port of Cork Company held a cruise seminar today to highlight the need for a united approach within the Cork Cruise business and to announce the first turnaround cruises from Cork expected in 2012. (

2011 Port of Cork cruise season draws a close

Friday, September 30th, 2011

The Port of Cork welcomed its final cruise liner of the 2011 season to Cobh yesterday following another successful year. In total 52 liners called to the Port of Cork, Ireland’s only dedicated cruise berth, carrying 100,902 passengers and crew, an increase on the 2010 figures. (

Not One Not Two but Three Cruise Callers to Cork

Wednesday, July 20th, 2011

Largest of the trio is P&O Cruises 115,000 tonnes cruise giant Azura, which is also to call to Dublin Port following her Cork visit. (

A First for Cobh as Two Cruise Giants Come and Go

Monday, May 2nd, 2011

In an unprecedented scheduling of cruiseships to the Port of Cork (Cobh), the inbound Independence of the Seas (154,407 tonnes) the largest cruiseship to call to any Irish port, passed the 122,000 tonnes Celebrity Eclipse which was preparing to depart from the town’s cruise terminal. (

Cork’s Cruiseship’s Call Schedule 2011

Monday, April 18th, 2011

This year a total of 54 cruiseships and over 100,000 passengers are to disembark in Cork Harbour, mostly at the Cobh Cruise Terminal, writes Jehan Ashmore. (

Port of Cork traffic increases in 2010

Monday, January 24th, 2011

While all sectors at the Port of Cork experienced a challenging period during 2010, the end of year total trade traffic shows an increase. (

Port of Cork Welcomes 500th Cruise Liner to Cork

Monday, May 10th, 2010

The Port of Cork is proud to announce the maiden voyage of M.V. Celebrity Eclipse to Cork on Friday 30th April will be the 500th cruise liner to visit Cork.