On August 8, 2019, a Helsinki Port delegation represented by Ville Haapasaari, Director General, and Sari Nevanlinna, Deputy Director General for Passenger Services, paid a business visit to the Passenger Port of Saint Petersburg.
Last week, the Port of Saint Petersburg welcomed MSC Meraviglia, one of MSC Cruises’ latest next-generation cruise ships and celebrated the moment with the exchanging of crests to officially mark the ship’s maiden call to the port.
Viking Ocean Cruises kicked off the cruise ship season in St. Petersburg with a call by the Viking Sky on May 2. However, it was just the beginning for the Russian port, which expects 243 ship calls and more than 540,000 passengers this year – which is a record and an increase of 19 percent over 2016. (cruiseindustrynews.com)
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.
MedCruise Honorary President Mr. Stavros Hatzakos was among the keynote speakers of the 4th International Ports and Shipping Conference, that was held in St. Petersburg, Russia, from 1st to 3rd October, 2014.
In the first six months of the 2013 cruising season, the Passenger Port of St.Petersburg “Marine Façade” recorded a total of 192,567, an increase in passenger numbers of 24.1% compared to the same six months last year. (cruisebusiness.com)