Ports and destinations news, features and events

New issue of Cruise & Ferry Itinerary Planning out now!

New issue of Cruise & Ferry Itinerary Planning out now!
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, November 21, 2019

Hear from stakeholders involved in designing and executing exciting cruise itineraries around the world

MSC Cruises begins construction of Durban cruise terminal

MSC Cruises begins construction of Durban cruise terminal
By Alex Smith | Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Facility is expected to become operational from January 2021

Costa Cruises reopens quay and terminal in port of Savona

Costa Cruises reopens quay and terminal in port of Savona
By Alex Smith | Friday, November 15, 2019

Renovated facility can receive modern cruise ships following investment by port authority and cruise line

Keeping Port Canaveral easy in, easy out

Keeping Port Canaveral easy in, easy out
By Jon Ingleton | Friday, November 15, 2019

Jon Ingleton catches up with Canaveral Port Authority CEO John Murray to discuss all things cruise

Jon Ingleton catches up with Canaveral Port Authority CEO John Murray to discuss all things cruise

Carnival Cruise Line and Tampa Bay celebrate 25 years of voyages

Carnival Cruise Line and Tampa Bay celebrate 25 years of voyages
By Alex Smith | Thursday, November 14, 2019

Two of line’s ships are currently based at the port, carrying around 240,000 guests annually

Growth ahead for the Port of Galveston

Growth ahead for the Port of Galveston
By Michele Witthaus | Friday, November 8, 2019

The Port of Galveston is in expansion mode to accommodate the world’s largest cruise ships. Michele Witthaus talks with Rodger Rees about the port’s plans

Port director Rodger Rees discusses the Port of Galveston’s plans for expansion

Coral Expeditions creates maiden voyages for Coral Geographer

Coral Expeditions creates maiden voyages for Coral Geographer
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, November 8, 2019

New expedition vessel will sail three Indian Ocean cruises after debuting in January 2021

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings to invest in Alaskan cruise market

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings to invest in Alaskan cruise market
By Alex Smith | Thursday, November 7, 2019

Cruise company enters into berthing agreement with Ward Cove and acquires waterfront in Juneau

Odessa welcomes first international cruise ship in two years

Odessa welcomes first international cruise ship in two years
By Alex Smith | Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Amera’s arrival marks the start of foreign cruise lines returning to Ukraine and the Black Sea

Cruise numbers to rise at Port of Roenne in 2020

Cruise numbers to rise at Port of Roenne in 2020
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Danish port attributes increased calls to its recent infrastructure improvement project

Destination Sept-Îles Nakauinanu celebrates cruise guest milestone

Destination Sept-Îles Nakauinanu celebrates cruise guest milestone
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, November 4, 2019

Canadian port marks the end of 10th cruise season by sharing plans for a new permanent welcome pavilion

Carnival Cruise Line to increase capacity in Alaska

Carnival Cruise Line to increase capacity in Alaska
By Alex Smith | Thursday, October 31, 2019

Carnival Freedom will sail week-long ‘Glacier Route’ voyages from Seattle in 2021

Global Ports Holding starts cruise operations in Antigua

Global Ports Holding starts cruise operations in Antigua
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Company will manage services for the next 35 years and invest to improve port facilities

How Galataport Istanbul is bouncing back

How Galataport Istanbul is bouncing back
By Figen Ayan | Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Despite geopolitical headwinds affecting Istanbul, Galataport is rebounding, and it is doing it in style. Figen Ayan, Galataport Istanbul’s vice president of cruise operations, explains all

Figen Ayan of Galataport Istanbul explains how the port is rebounding after an unsteady few years

Cruise industry contributes AU$ 5.2 billion to Australian economy

Cruise industry contributes AU$ 5.2 billion to Australian economy
By Alex Smith | Wednesday, October 30, 2019

New CLIA and ACA report shows that the sector grew in the 2018-2019 financial year

Dream Cruises makes first call in Australia

Dream Cruises makes first call in Australia
By Alex Smith | Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Explorer Dream will be sailing roundtrip itineraries from Sydney and Brisbane

Port Tampa Bay collaborates with Liberty Defense

Port Tampa Bay collaborates with Liberty Defense
By Alex Smith | Monday, October 28, 2019

Security company to test weapon detection system at the port

Cruise lines sign Port of Marseille’s Blue Charter

Cruise lines sign Port of Marseille’s Blue Charter
By Alex Smith | Friday, October 25, 2019

Ships will reduce speed at port, connect to shoreside power and use 0.1% sulphur content fuel

Carnival and Royal Caribbean to develop cruise port in Saint Lucia

Carnival and Royal Caribbean to develop cruise port in Saint Lucia
By Alex Smith | Thursday, October 24, 2019

Companies sign MOU to manage cruise pier and construct new facility on southern part of the island

Royal Caribbean predicts 50% rise in Caribbean cruise passengers

Royal Caribbean predicts 50% rise in Caribbean cruise passengers
By Alex Smith | Thursday, October 24, 2019

Growth will bring an overall economic benefit of US$6 billion to the region by 2030

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