Liverpool is seeking to appoint a design team for its proposed new cruise terminal.

Costa Cruises contributes nearly €38.6m to the economy of Savona, its leading Italian port, and creates 661 full-time-equivalent jobs there.

Highlighted by Queen Mary 2's visit to Gaspé, the 2016 cruise season for Escale Gaspésie was one of maiden calls by upscale ships and increased numbers.

NYCruise is rolling out a consumer-focused marketing campaign that leverages more than $1m in media value to raise awareness of New York City as a homeport for cruises.

Port Charlottetown's 2017 cruise season is set to make waves, breaking all previous records for Prince Edward Island.

Strategic investments in seaports and multimodal projects, more port security funding and additional Customs and Border Protection officers are among a host of recommendations to President-elect Donald Trump by the Americas' leading ports group.

This year’s cruise season generated almost £7m ($8.7m) for the local economy in Liverpool, according to figures published Tuesday.

Prince Edward Island's Port Charlottetown hosted approximately 66,500 passengers and just over 30,900 crew during the 2016 cruise season, for a total direct economic impact of more than $7.8m.

The contribution of cruising to the Australian economy grew 27% in  2015-16 to a record A$4.58bn.

Stockholm's 2016 season drew to a close last month. In total,  230 cruise ships carrying 490,000 passengers called at Ports of Stockholm between April and October. The number of turnarounds reached a record high with 57 vessels beginning and/or ending their cruises in Stockholm.


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