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Ceuta investing in upgrading cruise berth - Κεντρική Εικόνα

Ceuta investing in upgrading cruise berth

Port of Ceuta, the gateway to Morocco, is investing €2.2m in upgrading its cruise berth and terminal enhancing the passenger experience with new signposting, gardens, new security system and reorganising of traffic flows within the port area. Last year four cruise ships called at Ceuta but this figure is set to increase in 2016 with 15 ships booked to date. Popular are shore […]

MedCruise joins Greek Cruise Port representatives gathered in Thessaloniki - Κεντρική Εικόνα

MedCruise joins Greek Cruise Port representatives gathered in Thessaloniki

MedCruise participated at a Hellenic Ports Association organised public event on how to advance growth of cruise in Greece that was held at the MedCruise port of Thessaloniki. During the opening session, MedCruise Secretary General Thanos Pallis gave emphasis on the “Working together” factor and the dynamics of cooperation which is the key element of […]

Brindisi: New terminal, first calls - Κεντρική Εικόνα

Brindisi: New terminal, first calls

Last year Brindisi inaugurated a new cruise terminal which successfully berthed its first cruise ship, MSC Magnifica on her maiden visit. The building houses ticketing area, baggage handling, Customs and Border Agency area and security operations. The project was developed by the Port Authority of Brindisi at an investment of €300,000 and involved the renovation of an existing building located in the heart of the […]

Cruise Excellence Awards 2016 celebrated in Cartagena under the auspices of MedCruise - Κεντρική Εικόνα

Cruise Excellence Awards 2016 celebrated in Cartagena under the auspices of MedCruise

The 9th edition of Cruise Excellence Awards was celebrated under the auspices of MedCruise on February 18th, in the MedCruise member port of Cartagena, Spain. The event was organised by Cruises News Media Group and included a round table session with the participation of cruise companies, port executives, as well as port and shorex agencies. MedCruise Vice […]

MedCruise member Valletta Cruise Port bags another award - Κεντρική Εικόνα

MedCruise member Valletta Cruise Port bags another award

Valletta Cruise Port has received the Best Mediterranean Port & Destination award conferred at the Cruise Excellence Awards. The award was presented to Valletta Cruise Port in Cartagena (Spain) during a gala ceremony taking place on the evening of February 18th. The Cruise Excellence Awards recognizes the protagonists of the cruise industry in 13 categories. […]

Dubrovnik Concessions development, financing, construction and operation of terminal - Κεντρική Εικόνα

Dubrovnik Concessions development, financing, construction and operation of terminal

Global Port Holding (“GPH”) and Bouygues Batiment International (“BBI”), the Shareholders of the Project Company: Dubrovnik International Cruise Port Investment d.o.o. (“DICPI”), are proud and happy to announce the execution of the preliminary Concession Contract for the development, financing, construction and operating of the mixed use infrastructure project within the maritime domain of the Dubrovnik […]

MedCruise names Kristijan Pavić new President - Κεντρική Εικόνα

MedCruise names Kristijan Pavić new President

Mr. Kristijan Pavić has been named today as the new President of MedCruise, the association representing cruise ports in the Med and its adjoining seas. The announcement follows the decision of outgoing President Mrs Carla Salvadό to leave her office at Port of Barcelona, which was the MedCruise port that Salvadό represented on the Association’s Board […]

Record Year for Valletta Cruise Port  - Κεντρική Εικόνα

Record Year for Valletta Cruise Port

In 2015 a sharp increase in the number of passenger movements was recorded when compared to the previous year. A total of 668,277 passenger movements were recorded on 306 cruise vessels (2015) calling Valletta. This means an increase of 150,683 passengers or a 29.1% increase on the previous year (2014). The previous record was set […]

Towards a European Cruise Code of Practice for Cruise Ports - Κεντρική Εικόνα

Towards a European Cruise Code of Practice for Cruise Ports

MedCruise hosted a working meeting of representatives of ports associations and cruise and ferry ports that discussed and advanced the content of the forthcoming European Code of Practice for Cruise and Ferry Ports.  The work is part of the efforts of the European Cruise and Ferry Port Network, set up within the European Sea Port Organisation […]

Port of Sete records considerably increased cruise activity in 2015 - Κεντρική Εικόνα

Port of Sete records considerably increased cruise activity in 2015

Thanks to important investments, both in promotion and infrastructures, the port of Sete is seeing a significant increase of the cruise activity. The Port of Sete received:   31 calls of cruise ships in 2015:  + 30 % compared to 2014.   20,555 passengers were welcomed in 2015:  + 107 % compared to 2014.  41 calls with nearly 25,000 passengers are expected […]

French Riviera Ports: A new road map and joint leadership - Κεντρική Εικόνα

French Riviera Ports: A new road map and joint leadership

Mrs Pasquale Hattemberg, responsible for Tourism for Villefranche city council and Mr Michel Chevillon, member of the board of the French Riviera CCI have been appointed respectively president and vice president of the French Riviera Cruise Club. The world cruise industry remains buoyant despite the economic crisis that has affected other sectors. This said, the […]