The first phase of a multi-million-pound upgrade to the Port of Southampton’s Ocean Cruise Terminal is now completed.

Norma de la Fuente is leaving Asia after almost seven years based in Singapore as head of marketing and business development at SATS-Creuers Cruise Services(SCCS), the terminal operator of Marina Bay Cruise Centre (MBCCS).

In a busy week, Cagliari is hosting seven cruise ships and more than 25,000 passengers between August 13 and 19.




Global Ports Holding (GPH) announced record interim results for the first six months of the year and particularly strong performance in the cruise area with passenger numbers at its 14 ports reaching 1.6m, a growth of 6.2% compared to the same period last year.



With Disney Cruise Line building three more ships, Port Canaveral is planning to accommodate growth with a study of how to upgrade Disney's Cruise Terminal 8 and the neighboring Cruise Terminal 10, mainly used by Norwegian Cruise Line.

An Itinerary Planning Workshop delivered by CLIA is part of the conference programme at Seatrade Cruise Asia Pacific 2017, taking place at the Delta Hotel by Marriott in Baoshan district of Shanghai, China, between November 1-3.

Carnival Cruise Line on Monday night outlined plans for the return of its ships to PortMiami, Port Everglades, Port Canaveral and Port Tampa Bay following Hurricane Irma, along with some further itinerary changes.