There will be more cruise ship visits at Portsmouth International Port in 2013 than ever before.
Dover Cruise Port welcomes some new visitors and some old friends as plans are laid for what they are anticipating will be an exciting cruise season next year.
Tropical Storm Isaac was upgraded to a full size hurricane on Sunday 26th August causing havoc to the port of Miami which was officially closed on Saturday night at 2200 local time.
The Port of Tyne has been shortlisted as a finalist for the Lloyd's List Global Awards 2012 in the Port Operator of the Year category.
The world’s largest heavy lift vessel called at the Port of Tyne to pick up a number of offshore modules from IHC Engineering Business (IHC) based at the Port.
The South Florida port of Miami continues to be the busiest cruise port in the world with more than 4 million passengers in 2011, slightly ahead of Port Everglades with 3.9 million and third place Port Canaveral with around 3.1 million passengers.
The Port of Tyne is making preparations to welcome a record number of cruise ship calls to the region this year with the first ship to call at the port, the MSC Lirica, which arrived on Thursday 12th April.
The world’s leading cruise experts have chosen the Port of Tyne as the UKs Best Port of Call. Following mystery visits across the summer around the 20 cruise visits to the Tyne the editors of the industry’s leading cruise advice website have awarded the accolade to the Port.
The number of cruise ship visits to Sydney Harbour this year will increase dramatically. Sydney Ports Corporation Chief Executive Officer Grant Gilfillan said there would be 214 vessel visits to Sydney this financial year compared to 150 last year, representing a 43 per cent increase.
Saga has announced that it is to base its ships at the Port of Dover through until 2016.
Hurricane Irene finally landed on the Eastern Seaboard of the United Sates over the bank holiday weekend, with the Port of New York closed on Saturday and early Sunday morning.
Princess Cruises Sea Princess has been honoured by the Port of San Francisco with its annual cruise ship environmental award.
It has been announced that a new cruise facility is to be built at the Australian port of Hobart on the southern holiday island of Tasmania.