Cruise

Constant updates on cruise lines, cruise tourism and terminal developments

The cruise ship MSC Splendida, which kickstarted the third Saudi cruise season

Saudi cruise business gathers ...

Saudi cruise business...

Saudi Arabia is fast emerging as an important destination for cruise ships operating in the regi...
Saudi Arabia is fast emerging...
More vessels are expected to call at the Dubai Harbour Cruise Terminal over the coming season

Dubai cruise activity set to b...

Dubai cruise activity...

Dubai is set to welcome 900,000 cruise tourists during the 2022-2023 season, which commences with th...
Dubai is set to welcome 900,000 c...
His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Zayed Al Nahyan rang the bell to mark the official inauguration of the new jetty, with Captain Mohamed Juma Al Shamisi, Managing Director and Group CEO, AD Ports Group; and Noura Rashid Al Dhaheri, Managing Director - Cruise Business, AD Ports Group also in attendance

AD Ports inaugurates new cruis...

AD Ports inaugurates ...

In an important development for the UAE cruise shipping sector, AD Ports Group has opened up a new j...
In an important development for t...
The cruise season has got underway at the port of Doha

Cruise activity back in Qatar

Cruise activity back ...

Qatar Tourism and Mwani Qatar have announced the return of cruise tourism with the start of the 2021...
Qatar Tourism and Mwani Qatar hav...
Eng. Ahmed Al Ammadi, Chief Executive Officer of Diyar Al Muharraq; Captain Mohamed Juma Al Shamsi, Group CEO, AD Ports Group; and Dr. Maher Al Shaer, Managing Director of Eagle Hills Diyar, together with other executives from the three companies during the signing of the initial agreement to develop cruise shipping infrastructure in Bahrain

AD Ports targets opportunities...

AD Ports targets oppo...

Further stepping up its efforts to become a regional ports player across multiple market segments, A...
Further stepping up its efforts t...
AIDABella at Dubai Harbour Cruise Terminal

Dubai Harbour welcomes first c...

Dubai Harbour welcome...

In an important milestone for the Middle East cruise sector, Dubai Harbour recently welcomed its fir...
In an important milestone for the...
MSC Bellisima at King Abdullah Port

Biggest cruise vessel yet call...

Biggest cruise vessel...

Reflecting the success of ongoing efforts to boost the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s tourism industry, K...
Reflecting the success of ongoing...
The Iraq MoU being signed in the presence of HE Suhail bin Al Mazrouei, Minister of Energy and Infrastructure in the UAE, and HE Nasser Hussein Al Shebly, Minister of Transportation in Iraq, by Captain Mohamed Juma Al Shamisi, Group CEO, AD Ports Group, and Dr. Eng. Farhan Muhesen Al Fartosi, Director General of the General Company for Ports of Iraq

AD Ports takes on projects in ...

AD Ports takes on pro...

Following the recent signing of an outline agreement, AD Ports Group is to work with the Aqaba Devel...
Following the recent signing of a...
Last month Fawaz Farooqui, Managing Director of Cruise Saudi, and Pierfrancesco Vago, Executive Chairman of MSC Cruises, signed a landmark framework agreement in the Saudi capital city Riyadh to mark the beginning of the new partnership.

Saudi cruise market opens up

Saudi cruise market o...

Cruise Saudi, a 100% Public Investment Fund-owned business that seeks to develop Saudi Arabia’s crui...
Cruise Saudi, a 100% Public Inves...
Inchcape Shipping Services Global Sector Head for the Cruise Industry, Grant Holmes

Mumbai to host new Inchcape cr...

Mumbai to host new In...

Inchcape Shipping Services’ new Centre of Cruise Excellence (CoCE), based in Mumbai, is to be launch...
Inchcape Shipping Services’ new...
Mohammed Al Mannaei, CEO, P&O Marinas and Executive Director, Mina Rashid

Dubai cruise operations ready ...

Dubai cruise operatio...

P&O Marinas, a DP World Company, recently held a virtual workshop, in collaboration with the Dep...
P&O Marinas, a DP World Compa...
Anthem of the Seas at anchorage in Mumbai prior to disembarking Indian crew members

Mumbai and Goa stage cruise sh...

Mumbai and Goa stage ...

Between 14th-20th June over 5,500 Indian crew were signed off from three cruise ships at Mumbai and ...
Between 14th-20th June over 5,500...
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