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  • 12 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Port of Brisbane Pty Ltd (PBPL) has received Stage 1 approval from the Queensland Government for its Market-led Proposal (MLP) to deliver a $100 million mega ship cruise facility for South-east Queensland (SEQ) at Luggage Point, at the mouth of the Brisbane River. Port of Brisbane Pty Ltd Chief Executive Officer, Roy Cummins, said that […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Deputy Premier and Leader of The Nationals Peter Ryan today visited the Port of Portland to inspect the completed $486,000 Cruise Vessel Terminal Infrastructure Project, made possible by an almost $250,000 investment from the Victorian Coalition Government’s $1 billion Regional Growth Fund. Mr Ryan said the project delivered infrastructure upgrades to the S.L. Patterson berth […]

  • 2 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The South Korean Busan Port, in order deal with Northeast Asia’s rapidly growing attractiveness as a cruise destination, is bringing a new facilities online this fall. In September, the port will officially open a new cruise terminal to complement the current facility – Yeongdo Cruise Pier, opened in 2007 – to accommodate the trend for larger vessels. […]

  • 7 February 2014

    Port Everglades will begin the renovation for its sixth cruise terminal in five years this spring as Terminal 4 is modernized through an expansion and reconfiguration effort that will provide the cruise line industry with a modern dual flow facility just in time for the 2014/2015 cruise season. In addition, the adjacent Slip 2 will […]

  • 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 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 29 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Cayman Islands Government has approved a $150 million new cruise ship port plan, reported Office of the Premier Alden McLaughlin yesterday. According to McLaughlin, the Cabinet on Wednesday formally approved the cruise berthing facility recommendations regarding project delivery, making room for the next phase. He acknowledged potential environmental risks associated with the project, because of the dredging of the coral and dive […]

  • 4 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Port of Brisbane Pty Ltd (PBPL) has announced the principal contractors for its $158 million Brisbane International Cruise Terminal, paving the way for construction to begin in the coming months. Wharf construction will be undertaken by Brady Marine & Civil, a specialist marine infrastructure and engineering contractor headquartered in Brisbane. The civil works and terminal […]

  • 16 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Cork will invest over €1.5 million in upgrading facilities at Cobh Cruise Terminal, Ireland’s only dedicated cruise berth, with the installation of a number of high load mooring bollards at the east and west end of the Cobh Cruise Berth which will enable larger ships to be berthed. The work which will […]

  • 8 July 2013

    Australia’s largest cruise operator Carnival Australia today welcomed new Federal Government funding for the port of Eden that will put the New South Wales town on the Australian cruise map and deliver significant benefits to the local economy. Carnival Australia CEO Ann Sherry said the Regional Development funding would allow the deep water port to […]

  • 27 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Brisbane has begun pumping operations for the $158 million Brisbane International Cruise Terminal project. MGN Civil, a marine contractor who was working to prepare the site for the upcoming reclamation project, announced today that the TSHD Brisbane is back in town to build the new cruise terminal. The site preparation works started earlier in […]

  • 27 January 2014

    Port Everglades has once again been selected “Best U.S. Homeport” by nationally recognized cruise travel magazine Porthole. This is the second consecutive year Port Everglades has received the “Editor-In-Chief Award” as the best departure port in the country and has previously won the award from 2009 to 2011. “With so many amazing options that await […]

  • 21 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    With immediate effect and for a period of approximately 10 months, dredging operations will be carried out off Kai Tak Cruise Terminal, according to the Marine Department of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. The works will be carried out by a flotilla of vessels, including one grab dredger, four hopper barges, one derrick lighter, three tug boats and […]

  • 26 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Members of the public and harbor stakeholders are being invited by the Dun Laoghaire Cruise Stakeholder Group to submit their views on plans for the development of a new cruise berth facility for large cruise ships in Dun Laoghaire Harbor. The two week public consultation process will open next Monday and is being launched in […]

  • 17 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Roads and Ports Minister Duncan Gay has revealed plans for a major upgrade of Sydney’s Overseas Passenger Terminal (OPT) to meet the demands of the booming cruise industry. The OPT upgrade at Circular Quay will begin in May this year – during the cruise low season – with most of the critical works completed by […]

  • 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 […]

  • 1 June 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    Just a stone’s throw from Dubai’s iconic Ain Dubai and Palm Jumeirah, the project involved reclaiming 60 hectares of additional land and constructing huge quay walls and a new marina in the azure blue water. Set to open in October 2020, Dubai Harbor is a unique and luxurious waterfront development that combines world-class maritime facilities […]

  • 10 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Abu Dhabi Ports announced today plans to design and construct a new cruise jetty at Sir Bani Yas Cruise Beach – the signature tourist destination located off the coast of Abu Dhabi. The €24.5 million new jetty project will be completed in Q4 2020, in time for the launch of the 2021 cruise season. The […]

  • 23 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Canadian Port of Halifax has started a master planning exercise to prepare for the arrival of “ultra-class” container ships of over 10,000 TEUs. WSP/Parsons Brinckerhoff Engineering Services, a port development consultancy firm, has been hired to lead the master planning exercise. “Aggressive timelines are being set,” the port said in its announcement. The main objective of […]

  • 31 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    On the heels of another record-breaking year for both cargo and cruise passengers, $33 million in State grants have been allocated to PortMiami over the next five years. This is another important step that will help the Port better respond to the next generation of cruise and cargo business. The positive performance report comes as […]

  • 16 December 2013

    Significant port expansion plans for the cruise industry were outlined at the Seatrade Middle East Cruise Forum, Abu Dhabi, which was attended by global cruise line executives, regional ministers, tourism leaders and delegates. Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Qatar, Oman and Ras Al-Khaimah all spoke of port expansion plans that would enable the region to grow its […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]