Work is under way at Port Canaveral to widen roads, improve traffic signals and install a new wayfinding system. These upgrades are aimed at easing traffic flow and promoting traffic safety around the port’s northside cruise terminals and growing cargo operations.

Maritime labor and operations veteran Andre Coleman was appointed maritime director at the Port of San Francisco. He succeeds Peter Dailey, who retired in January after more than three decades of public service.

Plans for a new cruise ship terminal in Sydney have been handed a major boost after being put in line for a federal government cash injection.

The leader of the Southern Cone Ports Corp. (Cono Sur) met with Chile's undersecretary of tourism to strategize about the promotion of cruises to Chile and the country's participation at Seatrade Cruise Global in Miami.

Panama President Juan Carlos Varela Rodríguez said MSC Cruises has shown interest in establishing a homeport at the new Panama Cruise Terminal at Amador, which is half-way to completion.

Dustin Nason has joined Seattle-based SSA Marine as VP, SSA Cruise Division. SSA Marine operates cruise facilities in Alaska, the Pacific Northwest, Mexico and other locations, handling millions of cruise passengers each year.

Kai Tak Cruise Terminal (KTCT), operated and managed by Worldwide Cruise Terminals (WCT) achieved a year of significant milestones in 2018, as it marked its fifth year in operation in June 2018, and celebrated the arrival of KTCT’s two millionth passenger on September 23, 2018.

China’s Shanghai Wusongkou International Cruise Terminal is to offer inbound duty-free shopping by the end of this year. It will be the first inbound duty-free shop in China.


Shanghai Wusongkou International Cruise Terminal, mainland China’s busiest cruise port, set a new record with a total 26,000 cruise passengers either disembarking or embarking in one day.




A private developer plans to build a $200m world-class cruise facility in Lima, Peru, with two berths, a terminal, yacht marina, park, five-star hotel and gastronomic center.

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