Yokohama’s Shinko Pier Cruise Terminal and InterContinental Yokohama Pier 8 hotel are set to open in November. By end of March 2020, an additional attraction in the precinct will be the adjacent Hammerhead Park and Promenade. The park will feature Yokohama's Hammerhead Crane, the first quay crane installed in 1914 which will be the central icon of the park.
Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings is said to be partnering with two Alaska businesses on a private dock just north of Ketchikan that could accommodate two mega-ships.
In a troubling incident that raises questions about port security, police broke a blockade of Holland America Line's Zuiderdam at Kiel's Ostseekai terminal Sunday night after a group of local radical environmental campaigners had prevented the ship's departure for nearly six hours. Arrests were made. No injuries were reported.
Since 2014, there has been a stalemate over cruise ships transiting the Venice Lagoon via the Giudecca Canal and San Marco Basin.
Cruise executives from the UK, US, Spain and Germany explored Israel — with visits to cosmopolitan Tel Aviv, Haifa Port and sacred sites in and around Nazareth, Bethlehem and Jerusalem — in the first part of this week's Israel-Cyprus Cruise Summit familiarisation trip.
Buenos Aires Port is seeking national and international bids for its continued modernization, with a US$760m investment required in the first 10 years, along with operations for a 50-year term.
The Canaveral Port Authority and Disney Cruise Line reached a new 20-year agreement to expand operations and make Port Canaveral home for two of Disney’s three new ships.