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Port of Toulon: Last Maiden call of an exceptional cruise year - Κεντρική Εικόνα

Port of Toulon: Last Maiden call of an exceptional cruise year

On Wednesday, November 9th, the Port of Toulon welcomed the last maiden call of the cruise season. The luxury cruise ship SEABOURN ODYSSEY visited the bay and came to close an exceptional -in many ways- cruise season. A record year for the cruise activity in Toulon Bay: End of October, while 135 cruise calls and 276 000 […]

Positive trends for cruise activity in Egyptian Ports - Κεντρική Εικόνα

Positive trends for cruise activity in Egyptian Ports

As an old word says “who wakes up early in the morning, far away will reach”… The tourism industry in Egypt is back, and this time stands on solid base. Last week, Alexandria Port Authority received two cruise ship calls, while just one week later the tourists are also back again in the Red Sea resorts, […]

Burgas: Take a tour over the port - Κεντρική Εικόνα

Burgas: Take a tour over the port

Burgas port completed the reconstruction of the oldest indoor port warehouse “Magazia 1” which transformed in a maritime museum and cultural center with functionality for a second passenger terminal. The depth of the terminal is 8,20m. Exhibition, entertainment and educational areas are among the facilities. Constructed in 1903 by the engineer Adolf Gerard – director of the Port of […]

Valletta Cruise Port welcomes Norwegian Star - Κεντρική Εικόνα

Valletta Cruise Port welcomes Norwegian Star

Valletta Cruise Port welcomed Norwegian Cruise Lines’ Norwegian Star on Friday 14th October. The ship was greeted by the lively tunes of a Maltese village band, courtesy of Valletta Cruise Port plc. In an address onboard the ship, Minister Michael Farrugia welcomed the return of Norwegian Cruise Line to Malta in 2017 with an itinerary […]

Strengthening the Network of European Cruise and Ferry Ports - Κεντρική Εικόνα

Strengthening the Network of European Cruise and Ferry Ports

MedCruise participated at the fourth meeting of the Cruise and Ferry Port Network, organised within ESPO, discussing the next steps of the network uniting cruise ports from all over Europe and the adjoining seas. Following meetings in Brussels, Copenhagen and Rotterdam, the meeting was held in Venice, Italy, under the Presidency of Stavros Hatzakos, General Manager […]

Piraeus Port Authority welcomes newly built Seven Seas Explorer - Κεντρική Εικόνα

Piraeus Port Authority welcomes newly built Seven Seas Explorer

On 12 October 2016, Piraeus Port Authority S.A. welcomed the newly built cruise ship “SEVEN SEAS EXPLORER”. The PPA Management executives handed an honorary plaque to the Italian master Vasta Rosario Giovanni, along with books as gifts for the ship’s library. This 224-meter ship, with total capacity of 750 passengers and 650 crew members, was built in July 2016 […]

MedCruise key contributor @ GreenPort Cruise 2016​ - Κεντρική Εικόνα

MedCruise key contributor @ GreenPort Cruise 2016​

Cruise port infrastructure, port projects on renewable energy and transport systems, and the reduction of emissions from cruising, are the three key issues discussed during the 4th GreenPort Cruise, which was held under the auspices of MedCruise in Venice, Italy. MedCruise has been a key contributor in the core of the discussions. Among others, participating in […]

Intercruises Wins Innovative Shorex Award at Seatrade Cruise Med 2016 - Κεντρική Εικόνα

Intercruises Wins Innovative Shorex Award at Seatrade Cruise Med 2016

Intercruises lived up to its reputation for incredible product development by winning the Innovative Shorex of the Year Award at this year’s Seatrade Cruise Med conference in Tenerife. Christian Bové, Manager Barcelona, was the one to accept the award on behalf of Intercruises. The winning entry was a Volunteer tour – “Hidden City Barcelona“. A […]

B&A Europe Winner of Supplier of the Year Seatrade Award 2016 - Κεντρική Εικόνα

B&A Europe Winner of Supplier of the Year Seatrade Award 2016

MedCruise Associate member B&A Europe (Bermello Ajamil & Partners, Europe) is the 2016 Seatrade Cruise Awards winner for the category “Supplier of the Year” ! During a ceremony held in Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain, the award was handed over to Mr. Luís de Carvalho, CEO of B&A Europe and MedCruise member representative. B&A Europe is the premier International Consultancy Group Servicing the Cruise Tourism […]

#PortsTogether: Positive trends for Cruise in Tunisia - Κεντρική Εικόνα

#PortsTogether: Positive trends for Cruise in Tunisia

MedCruise and its membership proudly celebrate the return of cruise activity to Tunisian Ports, as La Goulette Cruise terminal received last week the first call of the year. The first cruise ship that arrived in Tunisia since last year’s unfortunate events marks thus a rebirth of Tunisian tourism. Our Association would like to congratulate the Tunisian […]