Denmark's Port of Skagen has handled 15 calls this summer at its new cruise facilities. A 225m Danish kroner ($34m) investment went into building a 450-meter cruise quay and extending the existing quay from 170 meters to 190 meters.
With Tropical Storm Erika degenerated into a low pressure trough Saturday morning, PortMiami and Port Everglades returned to regular operations and some cruise ships resumed their original Caribbean routes. In the Pacific, Hurricane Ignacio triggered changes for Norwegian Cruise Line's Honolulu homeported ship.
Abercrombie & Kent has grown in eight years from handling one cruise line to now servicing 17 brands in Australia with award-winning land programmes, David Vass, svp global cruise business and operations, told Seatrade Cruise News.
Higher activity in the newbuild and after-sale segments pushed up second quarter revenue for Scanship, a manufacturer of advanced wastewater purification and waste processing systems, by 57%. The company has a positive outlook based on its increased tendering for ship projects.
Upgrades for Cruise Terminals 5 and 10 at Port Canaveral were approved by port commissioners on Wednesday, along with a financing plan to cover the combined $81m work, according to Florida Today.
Total ships: 41
Total berths: 132,148
Total Order Book Value:$30,874,948,000.00
Average Price Per Berth:$260,959