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  • 8 December 2016

    Scotland’s ports are preparing for another record-breaking cruise seasons as they saw a seventh best-yet season in 2016, with 676 visits by cruise ships carrying around 484,000 passengers, Cruise Scotland informed.  When compared to the cruise season in 2015, cruise ships’ visits increased by 35% and the number of passengers went up by 5.3%. “The expectations […]

  • 28 September 2017

    The Panama Canal expects to receive approximately 235 cruise ships through the Panamax and Neopanamax Locks during the upcoming 2017-2018 cruise season. Beginning in October, this will be the first full cruise season to welcome vessels through the Expanded Canal. “In addition to the existing locks, cruise lines now have the option to include the […]

  • 28 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Seattle is ready for 2017 cruise season during which it expects to host one million passengers on 218 vessels. The forecast will result in 15 more ships than in 2016 when the port welcomed 203 vessels carrying 983,539 cruise ship guests. The cruise season is scheduled to start on April 29 with […]

  • 16 March 2017

    Polish Port of Gdansk expects a record-breaking number of passenger ships in the upcoming cruise season. A total of 67 cruise ships are scheduled to visit the port in 2017, more than twice when compared to the 2016 cruise season. What is more, the Port of Gdansk said that the number of passengers may exceed 30,000. The […]

  • 22 November 2016

    Canadian Port of Halifax has begun 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, according to the port. The exercise is expected to prepare the Port of Halifax for the […]

  • 2 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Finnish Port of Helsinki expects the 2017 cruise season to be busier than the previous one, with 270 cruise ships carrying around 440,000 passengers. This year’s cruise season is scheduled to commence on May 3 with the arrival of cruise ship Astor to the Katajanokka Quay and close on October 20 with the visit of […]

  • 14 April 2017

    The arrival of cruise ship AIDAcara has marked the beginning of a new cruise season at the Swedish Port of Gothenburg. The 193-meter-long vessel berthed at the Frihamnen cruise terminal in the morning hours of April 14, the vessel’s AIS data shows. A total of 44 cruise ships, carrying 60,000 passengers, are scheduled to visit […]

  • 1 November 2016

    Sweden’s Ports of Stockholm welcomed 230 cruise ships carrying around 490,000 passengers during the April – October cruise season. In addition, the port said that the number of turnarounds reached a record high with 57 vessels beginning and/or ending their cruises in Stockholm. In October, the Ports of Stockholm concluded its cruise season with the […]

  • 27 January 2017

    Canadian Port of Halifax expects the 2017 cruise season to be the busiest to date, with 179 vessel calls carrying around 275,000 passengers. A record number of passenger visits and ship calls will get underway on April 24, 2017, with the arrival of the Amadea, a Phoenix Reisen vessel, according to the port. “We are […]

  • 20 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Miami-based cruise company Royal Caribbean International has decided to cancel all calls to Turkey for the 2018 Europe cruise season due to “the current unpredictability of the state of Turkey.” Royal Caribbean has replaced the current calls to the country’s Ephesus (Kusadasi) with visits to Rhodes or Mykonos, Greece, the company’s spokesperson confirmed to World Maritime News. “Our […]

  • 30 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The arrival of the new flag ship of Cruise & Maritime Voyages (CMV) – Magellan – at the UK Port of Tyne’s Northumbrian Quay marked the start of the port’s 2015 cruise season. This call is a part of Magellan’s maiden voyage, dubbed ‘Maiden Solar Eclipse & Northern Lights Cruise,’ which started on March 15, three days […]

  • 13 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    More than 230 cruise ships are expected to transit the Panama Canal during the 2016-2017 cruise season, which begins on October 4, 2016 with the transit of the Coral Princess, on a voyage from Los Angeles, California, to the U.S. East Coast. “We expect the major cruise lines will use the Panama Canal route during the […]

  • 3 October 2017

    New Zealand’s CentrePort Wellington has welcomed the first ship of the 2017/18 cruise season, Radiance of the Seas, which brings with it another busy season. The 90,000-ton Radiance of the Seas is owned by Royal Caribbean International and started service in 2001. Derek Nind, Chief Executive Officer of CentrePort, said Wellington stands to benefit from “another bumper season”, […]

  • 24 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Canadian Halifax Port Authority welcomed 141 vessel calls with 222,309 passengers onboard during this year’s cruise season from April 27 to November 2, 2015. The biggest passenger day was October 16, 2015 with approximately 10 thousand passengers. The numbers for this cruise season are short of the port’s initial expectation of 146 cruise vessels with approximately 240 thousand […]

  • 23 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The first cruise ship of the 2015 season departed Canada’s Port Metro Vancouver this weekend, offering the back-to-back trips between Vancouver and Hawaii for the first time, and bringing an earlier-than-usual start to the 2015 Canada Place cruise season. Princess Cruise’s Grand Princess departed Vancouver on Sunday, March 22, and will arrive in Hilo, Hawaii, on Saturday, March […]

  • 4 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The 2015 Alaska cruise season at the Port of Seattle kicked off on May 2nd at Smith Cove Cruise Terminal with the arrival of the Holland America Line Westerdam. This season expects 192 cruise ship calls, bringing an estimated 895,055 revenue passengers through the Port of Seattle. This is an 11 percent increase in passenger numbers this year. […]

  • 5 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    UK’s Lerwick Harbour has logged its best cruise season yet, with the Shetland port setting four new records in 2016 as the cruise season comes to an end. Scheduled to close on October 6, the cruise season’s final visitor this year will be the Cruise & Maritime Voyages-operated Marco Polo, which is en route from Dublin to […]

  • 19 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Miami-based Carnival Cruise Line has kicked off its 2015 Alaska cruise season with Carnival Legend departing from Vancouver on May 18 on an eight-day cruise. The eight-day voyage, which ends in Seattle May 26, features a full day cruising Tracy Arm Fjord and Glacier Bay, along with port calls to Skagway and Ketchikan. From Seattle, Carnival Legend […]

  • 16 July 2005

    With the 2005 Alaska cruise season shifting into high gear, 17 cruise lines have already announced plans for 2006.

  • 2 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ 929-guest ship, Braemar, is kicking-off another busy cruise season at the UK’s Harwich International Port on Saturday April 4. The seven-night ‘Easter City Getaway’ cruise is the first of five cruises being offered by Fred. Olsen from the Essex port this year. In addition, 2015 sees the return of Holland America Line […]

  • 10 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The arrival of m/s Astor on Saturday, October 4, 2014, marked the end of this year’s cruise season in the Port of Gdansk, Poland. From its beginning on May 11, 38 cruiseliners visited the Port of Gdansk, bringing 14,974 cruise passengers. Although the largest of them was the 205 metres long Albatros, it was the […]

  • 23 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The island nation of Dominica welcomed Carnival Triumph, owned and operated by Carnival Cruise Lines (CCL), last week as it made its inaugural call, arriving at the Roseau Cruise Ship Berth. With a passenger capacity of 2,754 and crew size of 1,100, Carnival Triumph sailed to the “Nature Island” from Grenada. This is the Triumph’s […]