Cruise ships at the Port of Lisbon: January 21st to 27th
From 21 to 27 January 2017 the Port of Lisbon welcomes Costa Mediterranea and Saga Pearl II.
Costa Mediterranea, called Lisbon on the 11th January and returns to the Portuguese capital city to overnight from 23rd to 24th, a destination included in a 13-days itinerary which begins and ends in Savona and calls in Naples, Palermo, Valencia, Cadiz, Malaga and Marseille.
On the 25th, the Saga Pearl II arrives in Lisbon, as a result of a 25-days trip to and from Southampton and stops in Funchal, Gran Canaria, Mindelo, Praia, Tenerife, Arrecife and Casablanca.
Cargo ships at Port of Lisbon: week of 21 to 27 January
The Port of Lisbon, from 21 to 27 January, has announced a total of 21 cargo ships: 15 containers, 3 general cargo, 2 tankers and 1 refrigerator.
We highlight this week the M/V OLD WINE, chemical tanker, which has an Italian flag, and with approximately 91m long, 2,137 GT, 5m draft and 12 crew on board.
The previous port called was the port of Sète in France, and it comes to Lisbon to unload rapeseed oil at the Poço do Bispo Multipurpose Terminal, which has the important capability of handling any type of general cargo
New Cruise Terminal in Lisbon contributes to Lisbon being voted the best city in the world
The new Lisbon Cruise Terminal, designed by the Portuguese Architect Carrilho da Graça, was one of the equipment that convinced the jury to elect Lisbon as the "Best City" for the 2017 Wallpaper Design Awards.
The jury, formed by judges Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec (designers), Laetitia Casta (actress and model), Tom Sachs (plastic artist), Ramdane Touhami (fashion designer) and Amanda Levete also highlighted the Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology (MAAT), in Belém; and the Hotel Memmo Príncipe Real.
Referring to Lisbon, the Wallpaper highlights that "the Portuguese capital city is on a cultural and architectural roll after a programme of regeneration stretching from the center to the Baixa waterfront," adding " the new Cruise Terminal by João Luís Carrilho da Graça, completing this year, will double the capacity of the port” Read More
Port of Lisbon growing in Bunkers only calls
In 2016 the supply of ships calling the port of Lisbon for bunkers only has grown substantially when compared to 2015 the number of ship grew 44,8% and the fuel volume supplied increased around 88,6% - representing nearly 100 000 tons. This effect was the result of the work that has been developed by the Port Community of Lisbon and several service companies, to position Port of Lisbon as more competitive and attractive in this segment, namely the Port Authority, and the fuel supplier company GALP.
The economic benefit of this activity is attractive in itself, it also brings added benefits in the form of other shipping related service such as provisions, water supplies and crew changes, among others Read More