Over 40 ships are already scheduled to put into Visby/Gotland in 2018 carrying 60,000 passengers following the opening of the new cruise quay. (more…)
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Portland Port lies in the heart of the Jurassic Coast, a Unesco world heritage site in the south west of England, UK. Harlingen is one of the oldest seaports in The Netherlands dating back to 1300. Caen-Ouistreham on the Manche Atlantique in France provides an opportunity for calls to the town centre of Caen as well as the sea resort of Ouistreham Riva-Bella. (more…)
Warrenpoint Port is entering its third year of cruise but with new energy and focus, having recently taken on Catriona Dowling in the role of harbour master for the port. (more…)
Passenger Port St Petersburg ‘Marine Facade’ is increasing docking possibilities at berths 6 and 7. In total three mooring dolphins will be constructed which will make it possible for the simultaneous berthing of two 333m-long vessels. (more…)
Region Gotland (RG) is joining forces with Copenhagen Malmo Port (CMP) to develop cruise-based tourism in the Baltic Sea and on the island of Gotland by building a cruise berth in Visby. (more…)
ABP Southampton was named Port of the Year at the Seatrade Cruise Awards in Tenerife on September 22. (more…)
On July 25 Dover Cruise Port bade farewell to Disney Cruise Line’s Disney Magic for the final call of the 2016 season. (more…)
This year Disney Cruise Line (DCL) carried out their inaugural Round Britain and Ireland cruise. (more…)
Work to extend the pier at Oddeyrarbryggja is complete. The pier now measures 240m in length and has been fitted with new 200t storm bollards. Recent dredging means the depth alongside now ranges from 9.5m to 11m. Vessels of up to 350m in length can now be accommodated alongside. (more…)
Cherbourg began the season on April 18 and by the end of July had welcomed 16 calls and 33,126 passengers and 14,202 crew members. The majority of passengers were British (14,093) followed by Americans (7,607) and Germans (3,278). (more…)
April 26 marked the arrival of the first cruiseship of Gothenburg’s season. A total of 34 calls on 18 ships are expected this year, carrying 60,000 passengers. This is fewer than has become normal but is attributable in part to competition from Denmark. (more…)
Its most famous cruise excursions are the Rauma (from Andalsnes) and Flam Railways where passengers can alight almost directly from the quayside and travel in comfort on spectacular train journeys.
The itineraries range from four to six days and visit cities like Seville, Strasbourg, and Amsterdam while exploring Europe’s famous Christmas markets, attending a local Christmas Eve mass and ringing in the New Year with a festive celebration. (travelagentcentral.com)
Fredrikstad Cruise Port has released a digital shorex catalogue with new shore excursions where history comes alive. In 2019 it once again hosts The Tall Ships Races. (more…)
More than 35,600 cruise tourists have visited Estonia’s biggest island, Saaremaa, through the Saaremaa Harbour in the past 10 years. (more…)
Rouen, France, is pleased to be welcoming an expected 25 calls next year, up from 12 this year and a record 18 in 2015. A mix of UK, German, US and international cruiselines are visiting. (more…)
Bristol opened its cruise terminal in Avonmouth in 2013, offering voyages from the British city for the first time in 20 years. (more…)
Michael McCarthy has been re-elected as chairman Cruise Europe for another four years. At the same time managing director Jens Skrede’s contract has been extended to December 2021. (more…)
Antwerp has over 600 rivership calls this year and is expecting 25 from ocean-going vessels. In total more than 100,000 passengers will visit the Belgian city. (more…)
This year Capital Cruising, part of Forth Ports Limited, will welcome 91 vessels to its Scottish ports – Dundee and Edinburgh including Leith, Rosyth, Dundee and Newhaven/South Queensferry anchorages – compared to 74 in 2015. (more…)
For several years now, Columbus Cruise Centers in Bremerhaven (CCCB) and Wismar have been affiliated in Cruise Europe, a prestigious international cruise-marketing cooperation representing about 120 North European ports. (more…)
Holland America Line’s newbuilding Koningsdam registered in The Netherlands will dock at Cruise Terminal Rotterdam (CTR) with its characteristic arches for her official inauguration on May 20. (more…)
Due to a major push for cruise business, Kotka has four calls confirmed for 2017 as well as a number under discussion for 2018. This is a re-start for the Finnish port that last saw cruiseships docked in 2012. (more…)
The revamp of the seafront in A Coruña has made the city even more accessible to passengers. With much of the traffic now redirected, a large pedestrian esplanade – Marina-Parrote – now connects the cruise berth with the historic centre and main tourist attractions. (more…)
Cruise Europe is delighted to announce that David Dingle, chairman Carnival UK, will be the keynote speaker at the Cruise Europe Conference (CEC) in Dublin in May. He will present the ‘State of the Industry in Europe’ on the morning of May 31.
Before the 2016 cruise season gets underway, the Passenger Terminal Amsterdam quay is being extended by 30m by adding a footbridge and two additional mooring posts.
Stockholm’s tender port of Nynashman is being fitted with a 260m-long SeaWalk extendible/retractable floating pier which will be inaugurated with a call from Royal Princess on May 10.
Princess Cruises announced today an unprecedented destination initiative that combines the cruise line’s deep destination expertise with a groundbreaking collaboration with local experts in key regional cruise destinations.
In 2015 Leixoes welcomed 85 calls and 78,500 passengers, an increase of 9% and 22% respectively over the same period 2014. (cruiseeurope.com)
This year’s Cruise Europe Conference (CEC) will be held in Dublin May 31 to June 2. It will take place at the Gibson Hotel located in Point Village which is close to the port and just four tram stops from Temple Bar. (more…)