Nordfjordeid’s first year ‘in business’ has been a success, according to Eli Forde Aarskog, marketing manager Seawalk Nordfjord, Port of Nordfjordeid. (more…)
The Norwegian port of Bronnoysond (Brønnøysund) is expecting 15 calls this year and has recently been welcoming newcomers such as Holland America Line, Seabourn and Silversea Cruises. (more…)
The increase in numbers of cruise passengers and ships visiting Bergen has lead to increased criticism of cruise tourism from the residents of Bergen, politicians and the media. This year the Norwegian port received 342 calls, up 31 on 2017. (more…)
As the cruise season closed in Flam, figures were released showing that 257,988 passengers visited on 153 calls, 7,027 more than in 2017. Jon Olav Stedje, manager port operations Port of Flam, commented on the record-breaking season: “The main reason for this is the extension of the season”. (more…)
Sandra Diana Bratland has joined Carnival Corporation as director of destination affairs for Carnival Group Norway. Bratland is best known for her work as managing director for Cruise Norway, a trade group representing Norway’s cruise ports. (cruiseindustrynews.com)
Harstad in Norway has three cruise quays: town centre Larsneset (215m in length with a draught of 7.5m), town centre Seljestad (270m/7m) and Stangnes (120m/11m) which is 5km from the town centre. (more…)
With two cruise port’s Norway’s Telemark county is hoping to build its profile as a key destination .Ships can stop in Brevik and/or Kragerø. The latter has two calls scheduled for 2017: the Serenissima and Noble Caledonia. (cruiseindustrynews.com)
A renovated runway at Værnes, the international airport in Trondheim, will be open in time for the 2018 cruise season. This will lead to the re-introduction of Pullmantur using Trondheim as a turnaround port. (cruiseindustrynews.com)
A new attraction has opened in Gudvangen (field of gods) in Norway, Viking Valley, described by Visit Norway as a new experience in the fjord country. (cruiseindustrynews.com)
Cruise Norway’s director, Sandra Diana Bratland, has tendered her resignation to the board after being offered the position Marketing Manager Cruise, Port of Bergen – Norway’s largest cruise port. (more…)
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…)
With a total of 276 calls and 429,504 passengers this year, it maintains its position as Norway’s leading cruise port even though the numbers show a decrease from the 323 and 442,759 in 2014.
Beginning January 2016, cruiseships registered on the Environmental Ship Index (ESI) will be eligible for a discounted docking fee in Flam based on their ESI score.
A NKr7m (E0.73m) investment to improve the pier infrastructure in Olden this year is proving successful. The installation of two bollards provides comfort and safety for the larger vessels arriving the Norwegian port.