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The EU revises its PRF Directive: MedCruise shapes its content & invites cruise ports to share their views - Κεντρική Εικόνα

The EU revises its PRF Directive: MedCruise shapes its content & invites cruise ports to share their views

MedCruise attended the Sixth Meeting of the European Sustainable Shipping Forum’s  Sub-group on Port Reception Facilities, held on October 4, in Brussels, Belgium that discussed the objectives of the revision of the EU 2000/59/EC PRF Directive as these have been defined. The Association represented by Mrs Valeria Mangiarotti, assigned member for environmental issues, Port of Cagliari. The members of the PRF-ESSF sub-group were updated by DG MOVE on the PRF revision: the Impact […]

MedCruise and its membership contributes at Italian Cruise Day 2016 - Κεντρική Εικόνα

MedCruise and its membership contributes at Italian Cruise Day 2016

The 6th succesful edition of italian Cruise day held on Friday, September 30, 2016, at the MedCruise member La Spezia. MedCruise President Kristijan Pavic formally represented the Association sharing views with MedCruise members and other cruise professionals on the current state of the cruise industry in Italy and the Mediterranean Sea. The state of the […]

Port of Piraeus inaugurates new cruise pier - Κεντρική Εικόνα

Port of Piraeus inaugurates new cruise pier

On Monday, October 3rd, the new cruise pier Saint Nikolaos was inaugurated in the port of Piraeus, in the presence of Mrs. Elena Kountoura, Alternate Minister of Economy, Development and Tourism and Captain Xu Lirong, Chairman of China COSCO Shipping Corporation Limited. Among the participants of this special ceremony were also Mr. I. Moralis, Mayor […]

MedCruise destinations in the centre of attention at Seatrade Cruise Med 2016 - Κεντρική Εικόνα

MedCruise destinations in the centre of attention at Seatrade Cruise Med 2016

Hosted by the MedCruise member Port Authority of Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Seatrade Cruise Med 2016 took place from 21 to 23 September at the International Trade Fair and Congress Centre in Santa Cruz de Tenerife. In aggregate, more than 130 MedCruise member representatives travelled to Tenerife to participate at this major biennial cruise event, […]

The French Riviera Cruise Club celebrates gastronomy ! - Κεντρική Εικόνα

The French Riviera Cruise Club celebrates gastronomy !

The French Riviera Cruise Club participated in the national “Fete de la Gastronomie” (23rd to 25th September) www.fete-gastronomie.fr. Events are being organised for the second consecutive year. Following Villefranche in 2015, this year it was the turn of the ports of Cannes and Nice to celebrate gastronomy on 24th September. In Cannes : Thanks to a partnership […]

Port of Bastia hosts Seven Seas Explorer maiden call in Corsica - Κεντρική Εικόνα

Port of Bastia hosts Seven Seas Explorer maiden call in Corsica

Port of Bastia had the pleasure to welcome on September 13th, the maiden call in Corsica of the Seven Seas Explorer. The President of Bastia and North Corsica Chamber of Commerce and Industry, M. Paul Trojani,  presented the Medal of Honour of his institution to Captain Rosario Giovanni Vasta during a ceremony held on board, […]

Your MedCruise @SCMed2016 Diary - Κεντρική Εικόνα

Your MedCruise @SCMed2016 Diary

Tuesday 20 September 19:30, Royal Casino MedCruise VIP and CLIA Diamond Cocktail & Dinner (by invitation only) Wednesday 21 September 12:00-13:00, Stand MC10 Livorno Port 2000:  Press Confetence 13:00-14:00, Stand MC8 Costa Brava Cruise Ports: Discover wine tourism in Costa Brava 16:30-17:30, Stand MC8 Global Ports Holding: Press Conference & Cocktail Thursday 22 September 08:00-09:15, Grand Hotel Mencey […]

Egyptian cruise ports premiere - Κεντρική Εικόνα

Egyptian cruise ports premiere

The Seatrade Cruise Med 2016 takes place this year in Santa Cruz De Tenerife, Spain, introduces over 3000 attendees from around the world to the latest cruise models and most favorable destinations in the world. The event lasts for a total of three days with activities commencing on September 21st and concluding on September 23rd with […]

MedCruise and PIANC partner to advance prospects of cruise ports - Κεντρική Εικόνα

MedCruise and PIANC partner to advance prospects of cruise ports

PIANC, the World Association for Waterborne Transport Infrastructure, and MedCruise the association of cruise ports in the Mediterranean and its adjoining seas, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding confirming their decision to work in partnership to advance the work. The main aim of the partnership is to enhance the impact of both Associations in the […]

MedCruise endorses Mercy Ships as a Charity of Choice​ - Κεντρική Εικόνα

MedCruise endorses Mercy Ships as a Charity of Choice​

The Association of Mediterranean Cruise Ports has officially adopted Mercy Ships as its charity of choice, in a move designed to help the humanitarian aid and development organisation raise awareness of its vital work in developing nations. MedCruise, the Association of Mediterranean Cruise Ports, has recognised the work being carried out by Mercy Ships and […]

Turkish cruise sector to benefit by changes of tug boat regulations - Κεντρική Εικόνα

Turkish cruise sector to benefit by changes of tug boat regulations

Turkish Ports are more attractive thanks to intensive efforts made by Turkish Cruise Sector. Turkish Ministry of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communication announced amendment on the obligatory tug boat regulations. According to this amendment if the ship authorities declare the documents regarding the bow stern thrusters or system stating that these systems are working with […]