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  • 15 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Freeport of Riga said in its latest announcement that cruise travel is currently one of the most rapidly growing tourism segments in the world, chosen for recreation by approximately 23 million passengers every year. Market trends suggest that the number of cruise passengers may increase by another third by 2030, revealing more and more new tourist […]

  • 16 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Region Gotland and Copenhagen Malmö Port (CMP) have formally signed an agreement with the aim of making Gotland a principal new attraction for the Baltic’s cruise tourists. Preparations to extend the port are fully underway, including the marine archaeological survey. Under the agreement, the region will invest around $30.7 million in a new cruise ship quay, with […]

  • 22 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    A ground-breaking ceremony for the new Phu Quoc International Passenger Port took place on November 20 in Duong Dong Town, Phu Quoc district, Vietnam. The Kien Giang provincial People’s Committee and Truong Son Construction Corporation of the Ministry of National Defense hosted the ceremony. The new cruise ship facility, built in Duong Dong Town – the […]

  • 3 November 2009
    Project & Tenders

    The Bahamas prepares for the new Genesis class cruise ships due to enter the newly dredged Nassau Harbour in December… Source: The Bahamas Weekly, September 1, 2009

  • 29 November 2009
    Project & Tenders

    HUNDREDS of construction workers on the $43 billion Gorgon gas project will live on a luxury Norwegian cruise ship anchored off Barrow Island… Source: PerthNow, November 28, 2009;

  • 10 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Kiel now has a third berth for big cruise ships. During a ceremony in the Ostuferhafen on Sunday morning June 9th the new Berth 1 cruise ship handling facility was officially opened just after the arrival of Holland America Line’s “Eurodam”. On the gangway to the ship a ribbon was cut to officially mark the […]

  • 14 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has received an application from the Puerto Rico Ports Authority for a dredging project, located at berthing areas of Pier 3 in Old San Juan Cruise Port, Puerto Rico.  The main goal of this maintenance dredging scheme is to provide safety depth to avoid grounding of large […]

  • 3 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Under the Planning Assistance to States (PAS) program, the city of Rochester has requested planning assistance from the USACE, Buffalo District, to conduct an economic and dredging analysis to help the city determine the benefits associated with making Rochester Harbor a tourist destination for Great Lakes cruise ships. The PAS program is used to prepare […]

  • 20 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    ‘Fight for the Reef’ today released a new report into the benefits and risks of cruise ships for the Cairns local economy that was originally commissioned to help understand if there was any need for further dredging in Trinity Inlet. The report finds that dredging Cairns’ port for large cruise ships is not necessary to […]

  • 7 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Per Aarsleff A/S has entered into a contract with Region Gotland in Sweden, worth DKK 125 million (EUR 16,7 million), for the execution of a cruise ship quay in Port of Visby on Gotland in the Baltic Sea.   The first phase with draft design and pricing will begin now, while the final execution phase is […]

  • 29 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Bohol Governor Edgar Chatto pushed anew the implementation of the phase II of the Catagbacan Cruise Ship Port in Loon town in order to further preposition Bohol in the international tourism map. In the weekly media interaction at the Capitol dubbed ‘Kita ug ang Gobernador,’ Chatto said there is a need to complete the Catagbacan […]

  • 19 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port of Tallinn opened on Saturday the new 9,34 million euro cruise ship quay, which allows the port to receive larger cruise ships than before. “For the Port of Tallinn, the construction of the new quay was the largest single investment last year,” said Alan Kiil, the Board Member of AS Tallinna Sadam. “This […]

  • 20 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Cruise ships are one step closer to returning to Lyttelton Harbor, as construction begins on Lyttelton Port Company’s (LPC) cruise berth. The new cruise berth will be located between Cashin Quay and the entrance to the Inner Harbor. It will be the first custom-built cruise ship facility in New Zealand designed to accommodate the world’s […]

  • 25 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The McGowan Labor Government’s $7 million upgrade to Broome Port will enable 24-hour cruise ship access, paving the way for more international visitors and a boost to the local economy, the Government of Western Australia said in its latest release.  Cruise ships are currently required to visit the port in non-optimal times, due to navigational […]

  • 26 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The port of Benoa is situated very close to popular places of Bali such as Kuta, Sanur, Denpasar and Nusa Dua. The international airport of Denpasar is only 12 km away and most of the international hotels of Bali are within a range of 30km around Benoa. Benoa is therefore an ideal place for carrying […]

  • 14 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    As Shanghai builds out the Shanghai International Shipping Center and the China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone, the city’s Baoshan district is pushing ahead with the construction of its own two development zones, the Chinese Cruise Tourism Development Pilot Area and the Shanghai International Cruise Industry Development Comprehensive Reform Pilot Area. Baoshan, the heart of […]

  • 28 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port of Broome will be open to cruise ships around the clock in time for the start of the cruise ship season in mid-October, with dredging underway this week. The $15.3 million channel optimization program will allow 24-hour access for cruise ships, which currently need to berth at irregular hours due to navigational hazards. […]

  • 21 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Queensland Treasurer Curtis Pitt has confirmed that the Cairns Shipping Development Project will now target mega cruise ships up to 300 meters in length, to take advantage of the strong growth forecast for these impressive vessels. “I’d like to commend Ports North for focusing the project on capturing the strong growth in mid-to-large Mega Ships […]

  • 28 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    A cruise ship terminal located on the eastern side of Wave Break Island could be open in 2018 as part of the proposal to be submitted to the Queensland Government under the Gold Coast Integrated Resort and Cruise Ship Terminal process currently underway. ASF Consortium yesterday released updated navigational studies conducted earlier this month at […]

  • 25 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Recent funding announcements from the Canadian and New Brunswick governments and Port Saint John include a major harbor deepening program that will eliminate tidal challenges for cruise ships. The seven-year, $205 million project, which is a 3-way funding partnership, involves major capital work at the Port’s West Side cargo handling piers and facilities but will also […]

  • 10 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    A McGowan Government commitment to upgrade Broome Port, improving cruise ship access and boosting local tourism, will be ready for the 2019 cruise season in October. Work to dredge the port channel will allow round-the-clock access for cruise ships, which currently need to dock at irregular hours due to the port’s navigational hazards. “Providing unrestricted […]

  • 18 November 2009
    Project & Tenders

    The Premier has disclosed further details on the $60 million cruise ship dock, saying “a slew of contract variations caused the project to escalate”… Source: The Royal Gazette, November 18, 2009;

  • 7 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Dublin Port Company has announced a plan for the development of its deep water berths. Part of the river Liffey at Dublin Port will be dredged to create a 12m deep channel for some of the world’s biggest liners, up to 340m long, to dock beside the East Link toll bridge. The development will be […]

  • 8 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Four large international cruise ships are set to arrive this summer at the Puerto Princesa City, the City Tourism Department recently reported. Tourism officer Rebecca Labit said the cruise ships would arrive every week in March until the first week of April with over 2,000 passengers. One of the luxury liners will be the Royal […]

  • 11 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Kiel, third largest turnaround port for cruises in northern Europe, is expanding its handling capacities for cruise ships. Construction work for the extension of Berth No.1 at Ostuferhafen has begun, so that large cruise ships can dock there this summer already. Dr Dirk Claus, Managing Director of the Port of Kiel  said: […]

  • 2 October 2013

    When the “AIDAcara” is heading out to Copenhagen at around 5 p.m. today, (2 October 2013), Kiel’s cruise shipping season will find its preliminary finish for the current year. Preliminary, as one more ship will again be welcomed in December on its Advent Cruise. So, Port of Kiel saw 128 calls by 22 different cruise […]