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The maritime passenger ship AMERA closed the cruise season in Constanta Port

The maritime passenger ship AMERA closed, on October 29th, 2019, the cruise season in Constanta Port. The Bahamas-flagged ship has 754 passengers on board, most of them Germans, and a crew of 459 people. The foreign tourists will take trips to Constanta county, Bucharest and Danube Delta. After a period when the geopolitical context in […]

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About MedCruise Association MedCruise is the Association of Mediterranean and adjoining seas cruise ports. Our mission is to promote the cruise industry in the Mediterranean, Black Sea, Adriatic Sea, Red Sea and Near Atlantic. MedCruise assists its members in benefiting from the growth of the cruise industry by providing networking, promotion and professional development opportunities, […]

Celestyal Cruises returns back to Egyptian Ports

Celestyal crystal ship will call both Ports of Alexandria and PortSaid frequently between According to the protocol of cooperation between maritime transport sector and ministry of Tourism in order to improve sea cruise tourism.  Port of Alexandria is granting some facilities to all cruise ships ranging from reductions on some port dues to complete exemption […]

Signature of the “Blue Charter” during the “Blue Maritime Summit Marseille Provence” 2019

On 17th October, 2019, on the occasion of the Blue Maritime Summit Marseille Provence – Cruise Initiatives organized in Marseille by the Marseille Provence Cruise Club, the Costa Cruises, MSC Cruises, Royal Caribbean Cruises Limited and Ponant companies, the Ministry of the Environment, Provence- Alpes-Côte d’Azur Regional Council and the Aix-Marseille-Provence Metropolitan Authority signed the […]

Port of Heraklion signs a new contract for the treatment of ships’ solid wastes.

Heraklion Port Authority following a successful tender selection procedure, is in contract with a new Concessionaire for the reception of ship solid waste, calling Heraklion Port, increasing its comparative advantage combining best prices and simultaneously reaching the highest environmental quality, implementing recycling process and waste treatment for Zero waste. In particular, since June 20th 2019 Heraklion […]

Port of Yokohama:
 a new «Cruise Friendly» destination!

The signature ceremony of the « Cruise Friendly » licence contract between the Port of Yokohama and the Var Chamber of Commerce and Industry of France has been held Friday October 11 in the Yokohama City Hall. In presence of Ms. Yuri Arakida, Deputy Mayor, Ms. Atsuko Ikedo, Director of Culture and Tourism Bureau, Mr. […]

Egyptian Ports launches a an advertising campaign to promote new policy

At mentioning “Egyptian Ports”, the first idea that comes to one’s mind is “History” for these ports have witnessed many historical events of wars and victories from Ptolemy’s era, passing by the World War 2 ,ending with the contemporary history wars and all the monuments that were left over those great events. Now Egyptian Ports […]

MedCruise member the Port of Cannes, presents the Four Environmental Commitments for Cruise Lines at the Association’s 55th General Assembly

MedCruise General Assemblies have established themselves as major cruise events in the Mediterranean and adjoining seas. The latest edition of the MedCruise General Assembly has been hosted by the MedCruise member French Riviere – CCI Côte d’Azur, composed by Ports of Cannes, Antibes, Nice and Villefranche. Nearly nine hundred B2B meetings took place between MedCruise […]

Taking the Mediterranean to Hamburg!

A large delegation representing MedCruise ports and destinations showcased the Mediterranean and its adjoining seas at Seatrade Cruise Europe 2019 The Association of Mediterranean Cruise Ports participated in the cruise industry’s largest event in Northern Europe with its own stand, hosting a series of business meetings and networking events to promote cruise activities in the […]

Turisme de Barcelona, member of the WTO Board

The consortium furthers its worldwide support as a benchmark city for tourism and will sit on the Board of the United Nations’ agency The World Tourism Organisation (WTO) has reappointed Turisme de Barcelona as a member of the Board of Affiliate Members, re-establishing its position following elections held last July.   As a DMO (destination marketing […]