World's first cruise ship powered by LNG arrives in Lisbon
The AIDAnova, the world's first cruise ship powered by LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas) arrives in Lisbon on the 16th for a technical call.
Built in the shipyards Meyer Werft in Papenburg , Germany , the AIDAnova is 337 meters long, 183 200 tons and capacity for 6 600 passengers.
The AIDAnova was baptized last August 31, the Meyer shipyard Werft at the AIDA Open Air event , completely sold out , which featured a concert by DJ David Guetta attended by 25,000 people.
After some delays in completing the ship, due to her complexity, AIDAnova 's maiden voyage is now scheduled for December 19.
The launch of this ship marks the beginning of a new era in the cruise industry as it is the first of 18 more LNG-powered cruise ships that are ordered through 2027 .
The use of this alternative fuel, which is less polluting, allows the reduction of carbon dioxide emissions and the elimination of sulfur emissions to the environment
Cargo ships at Port of Lisbon from 15 to 21 December
There are 21 cargo ships scheduled for the period from the 15 to 21 December. By classification, will arrive at the Port of Lisbon, 10 containers carriers, 4 tanks, 3 general cargo multi deck, 3 bulk carriers and 1 mix - general cargo / containers.
We highlight this week the ship "DANCE", vessel classified as container carrier, operated by Macandrews – Navegação e Trânsitos, Lda.. Coming from the Moroccan port of Tanger, the ship has 7.112 t. of GT, 125.85 meters long, 8.1 meters draft, 11 crew on board and Portuguese flag with registration in the Madeira Island.
This vessel belongs to the bi-weekly regular line OPDR – Canary Island, South Spain and Morocco, and comes to Lisbon to perform both loading and unloading operations at the Santa Apolonia Container Terminal, operated by Sotagus, following to the port of Leixões
Cruise ships at the Port of Lisbon: 10th to 16th December
From 10th to 16th December the Port of Lisbon welcomes the following cruise ships - AIDAmar, MS Berlin, Queen Elizabeth, Oceana, Viking Sun and AIDAnova.
AIDAmar, overnights in Lisbon from 10th to 11th December, and she is taking a 10-night cruise that has Palma de Mallorca as homeport and Cadiz, Lisbon, Cartagena, Valencia and Barcelona as ports of call.
The Queen Elizabeth Lisbon call on the 11th is part of a 12-night cruise that has Southampton as homeport and Funchal, St Cruz de la Palma, Gran Canaria, Arrecife and Lisbon as ports of call.
The Oceana Lisbon call on the 12th is part of a 12-night cruise that has Southampton as homeport and Funchal, Tenerife, St Cruz de la Palma, Arrecife and Lisbon as ports of call.
On the 15th, the Viking Sun finishes in Lisbon a 13-night cruise that starts in Civitavecchia and calls in Livorno, Monaco, Toulon, Marseille, Barcelona, Valencia, Cartagena, Malaga and Cadiz. On the 16th, Viking Sun starts in Lisbon a 12-night transatlantic cruise to Miami calling Ponta Delgada and St George Read More
Cargo ships at Port of Lisbon from 8 to 14 December
There are 16 cargo ships scheduled for the period from the 8 to 14 December. By classification, will arrive at the Port of Lisbon, 4 containers carriers, 4 tanks, 3 general cargo multi deck, 3 bulk carriers and 2 general cargo single deck.
We highlight this week the ship "HAWK HUNTER", vessel classified as container carrier, operated by Marmedsa - Agência Marítima, Lda.. Coming from the French port of Le Havre, the ship has 41,358 t. of GT, 262.05 meters long, 11.5 meters draft, 21 crew on board and Liberia flag.
This vessel belongs to the weekly regular line Nile Dutch Africa Line, which calls ports between northern Europe and Africa, and comes to Lisbon to perform both loading and unloading operations at the Alcantara Container Terminal, operated by Liscont, following to the Spanish port of Algeciras