Ports and destinations news, features and events

Seabourn to return to Alaska and British Columbia in 2019

Seabourn to return to Alaska and British Columbia in 2019
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, September 21, 2018

Guests will be able to visit key ports, multiple fjords and two First Nation islands 

SuperStar Gemini to reposition to Malaysia

SuperStar Gemini to reposition to Malaysia
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, September 21, 2018

Star Cruises ship to homeport in Port Klang, Penang and Langkawi from November 2018 to April 2019

Cruise executives predict future growth at Seatrade Cruise Med

Cruise executives predict future growth at Seatrade Cruise Med
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, September 20, 2018

Cruising in the Med to rise due to port investments and extra ship capacity 

GreenPort Congress to focus on environmental sustainability

GreenPort Congress to focus on environmental sustainability
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Delegates will hear how ports and terminals can respond to new policy measures

British Isles ports experience record rise in passengers

British Isles ports experience record rise in passengers
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Cruise Britain predicts region will continue to grow faster than any Northern European market

Port of Dover to host Spirit of Discovery christening in July 2019

Port of Dover to host Spirit of Discovery christening in July 2019
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Saga Cruises' newbuild will be the first ship to be christened at the UK port in more than a decade

Baie-Comeau prepares to host maiden call from Disney Magic

Baie-Comeau prepares to host maiden call from Disney Magic
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Port hopes visit will encourage other international cruise operators to make stopovers in future

Majestic Princess arrives at new homeport in Australia

Majestic Princess arrives at new homeport in Australia
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Princess Cruises' ship made maiden call in Sydney after sailing along world's first 'floating runway'

Global Ports Holdings to operate Croatia's Port Gaženica

Global Ports Holdings to operate Croatia's Port Gaženica
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, September 13, 2018

Port Authority of Zadar awards company 20-year concession to provide all shipping and port services

AIDA Cruises to help bring shore power to Rostock Port

AIDA Cruises to help bring shore power to Rostock Port
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, September 13, 2018

Line signs green cruising deal with state of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania and other partners

Cruise & Maritime Voyages makes history at Port of Poole

Cruise & Maritime Voyages makes history at Port of Poole
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, September 13, 2018

Astoria became the longest ship to dock at port's new cruise berth during her maiden call this summer

Le Havre hosts triple call from Carnival Corporation ships

Le Havre hosts triple call from Carnival Corporation ships
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, September 12, 2018

AIDAperla, Costa Favolosa and Costa Mediterranea brought 8,800 passengers to the port

Cruise Baltic showcases best of the Baltic on two FAM trips

Cruise Baltic showcases best of the Baltic on two FAM trips
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Cruise executives experienced region's port facilities and shore excursion offerings

PortMiami secures US$3.9 million to improve cruise terminals

PortMiami secures US$3.9 million to improve cruise terminals
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, September 10, 2018

Florida Seaport Transportation and Economic Development Council will also fund security upgrades

An Arctic adventure part three: Vesterålen and Lofoten

An Arctic adventure part three: Vesterålen and Lofoten
By Jon Ingleton | Friday, September 7, 2018

The final leg of the 2018 Cruise Norway FAM trip journeyed through the natural and man-made wonders of the Vesterålen and Lofoten archipelego. Jon Ingleton recalls some memorable moments

ICFR’s Jon Ingleton shares the third in a three-part series of reviews about his recent cruise in Norway

Greenock terminal to get new berthing facility and visitor centre

Greenock terminal to get new berthing facility and visitor centre
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, September 7, 2018

Facility set to bring over 150,000 cruise passengers and £26 million to Inverclyde annually

SATS-Creuers to turn MBCCS into Asia's first smart terminal

SATS-Creuers to turn MBCCS into Asia's first smart terminal
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, September 6, 2018

Solution will comprise smart sensors, video analytics and big data to improve passenger services

An Arctic adventure part two: Hammerfest and Harstad

An Arctic adventure part two: Hammerfest and Harstad
By Jon Ingleton | Thursday, September 6, 2018

Jon Ingleton shares highlights from the second part of his Cruise Norway FAM trip, which saw him journeying from Hammerfest to Harstad on Hinnøya, Norway’s biggest island

ICFR’s Jon Ingleton shares the second in a three-part series of reviews about his recent cruise in Norway

An Arctic adventure part one: Svalbard

An Arctic adventure part one: Svalbard
By Jon Ingleton | Wednesday, September 5, 2018

ICFR’s executive editor Jon Ingleton finds it impossible to turn down an offer to join Cruise Norway’s Marit Vetaas Karlsen and Inge Tangerås on a FAM trip. Here he reports on the first port of call

ICFR’s Jon Ingleton shares the first in a three-part series of reviews about his recent cruise in Norway

IJmuiden to welcome two maiden calls in September

IJmuiden to welcome two maiden calls in September
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, August 23, 2018

Marella Discovery and Seven Seas Explorer will each spend a day at the port in Velsen, the Netherlands