Cruise

Constant updates on cruise lines, cruise tourism and terminal developments

The cruise terminal at Mina Rashid recently handled five cruiser liners simultaneously

Best year yet for Dubai’s crui...

Best year yet for Dub...

The 2018-19 cruise season proved to be Dubai’s most successful ever, with a record-breaking increase...
The 2018-19 cruise season proved ...
Salalah port has witness a number of notable cruise ship callers over the season just past

Omani ports handle more cruise...

Omani ports handle mo...

The number of cruise ships visiting Oman’s ports during the winter season 2018-2019 totaled 298. Thi...
The number of cruise ships visiti...
Pullmantur Cruises Horizon recently made its maiden call into Dubai

Dubai cruise season off to a f...

Dubai cruise season o...

Dubai’s Port Rashid recently received five cruise ships on a single day, suggesting that the 2018/20...
Dubai’s Port Rashid recently re...
NouraRashed Al Dhaheri, Cruise Terminal Manager at Abu Dhabi Ports, welcoming the Captain of Azamara Quest on its maiden call

First for Abu Dhabi Cruise Ter...

First for Abu Dhabi C...

With the start of the 2018/2019 cruise season, passengers travelling on the Fred Olsen cruise ship, ...
With the start of the 2018/2019 c...
MSC Lirica is one of two vessels the Italian owners will base in Dubai for the 2019-20 season

Cruise boom to continue

Cruise boom to contin...

According to industry alliance, Cruise Arabia, the 2019-2020 Middle East Cruise season is set to be ...
According to industry alliance, C...
Cruise shipping activity in Cochin is expected to rise over the next few years

Cochin to build new cruise ter...

Cochin to build new c...

Cochin Port Trust has issued a work order for the construction of a new cruise terminal, which will ...
Cochin Port Trust has issued a wo...
Haitham Mattar, chief executive of Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (RAKTDA) and Captain Clifford Brand, chief executive of RAK Ports, signing the new MOU

RAK Ports signs tourism develo...

RAK Ports signs touri...

The emirate of Ras Al Khaimah is keen to raise its profile as a tourism destination and RAK Ports is...
The emirate of Ras Al Khaimah is ...
RAK Ports could start hosting luxury cruise ship calls in 2018

RAK Ports targets cruise marke...

RAK Ports targets cru...

RAK Ports is at present primarily focused on cargo operations and has a strong position in the regio...
RAK Ports is at present primarily...
A computer generated image of one of the new cruise terminals planned for Dubai Harbour

Second cruise terminal planned...

Second cruise termina...

The Dubai-based Meraas group has announced that Dubai Harbour will have a second cruise terminal in ...
The Dubai-based Meraas group has ...
Noura Rashid Al Dhaheri, cruise terminal manager, ADP, presents the captain of Majestic Princess with a special plaque to mark its maiden voyage

UAE cruise ports achieve doubl...

UAE cruise ports achi...

Both Dubai and Abu Dhabi have recorded strong growth in their cruise business in the 2016-17 season ...
Both Dubai and Abu Dhabi have rec...
Jasem Zaiton, ISS' Commercial Manager, Cruise Solutions

Inchcape Shipping Services boo...

Inchcape Shipping Ser...

Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), one of the world’s leading maritime and logistics service provider...
Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS),...
P&O Cruises Oceana will home port in Dubai for a season in 2019

Dubai wins cruise line home po...

Dubai wins cruise lin...

Dubai's Port Rashid's efforts to establish itself as one of the region's major cruise shipping hubs ...
Dubai's Port Rashid's efforts to ...
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