The cruise ship Marella Explorer visits today [17th July] Lisbon for the first time, one of the destinations of a 7-night cruise that has Palma Maiorca as homeport and Cádiz, Lisbon, Gibraltar, Málaga and Cartagena as ports of call.
Previously named Mein Schiff 1, the Marella Explorer was acquired by the owner Marella Cruises to Tui Cruises and baptized in Palma de Mallorca last May. The Marella Explorer was the first ship to be officially launched under the name Marella Cruises.
With 263.9 meters of length and 76 998 tons, the Marella Explorer has a capacity to 1924 passengers and 780 crew Read More
Cargo ships at Port of Lisbon from 14th to 20th of July
There are 25 cargo ships scheduled for the period from 14 to 20 July. By classification, will arrive at the Port of Lisbon, 12 container ships, 6 general cargo single deck, 2 bulk carriers, 2 mixed - general cargo / containers, 2 tanks and 1 general cargo multi deck.
We highlight this week the ship "MYKONOS SEAS", ship classified as bulk carrier, operated by Control Union Portugal, Lda.. Coming from Uruguay, from the port of Nueva Palmira, the ship has 33,044 t. of GT, 189.99 meters in length, 10.2 meters of draft, 20 crew on board and flag of Liberia.
This ship comes to Lisbon to perform a unloading operation at the Trafaria Agri Bulk Terminal, operated by Silopor. It should be noted that the terminal is a deep water terminal and is one of the largest in Europe, with a total storage capacity of 200,000 tons for cereals, by-products, oilseeds and other agri-food products
Cargo ships at Port of Lisbon from 7th to 13th of July
There are 20 cargo ships scheduled for the period from 7 to 13 July. By classification, will arrive at the Port of Lisbon, 11 container ships, 3 general cargo single deck, 3 bulk carriers, 2 mixed - general cargo / containers and 1 general cargo multi deck.
We highlight this week the ship "FWN BONAFIDE", ship classified as general cargo multi deck, operated by Navex - Empresa Portuguesa de Navegação, S.A.. Coming from the Spanish port of Palma de Mallorca, the ship has 7,767 t. of GT, 145.63 meters long, 7.2 meters draft, 13 crew on board and Dutch flag.
This ship comes to Lisbon to perform an unloading operation at the Poço do Bispo Multipurpose Terminal, unloading 9 TP52 class sailboats, 9 support vessels and several containers with support material. These sailboats will be part of the world-wide Rolex TP52 World Championship, which will take place in Cascais from 15 to 21 July, organized by Clube Naval de Cascais.
It should be noted that all the logistic operation of unloading of these sailboats and all the support material will be directly to the river bed, and will be in charge of Navex, being used for this purpose the cranes that the Poço do Bispo Multipurpose Terminal offers. It will be a unusual operation and it will require certain safety rules and it will count with the efficiency of Navex and ETE for operation’s success
Cruise ships at the Port of Lisbon: 2nd July to 8th July
From 2nd July to 8th July the Port of Lisbon welcomes the cruise ships: Marella Spirit, Wind Surf and Sirena.
On the 4th, Lisbon receives the Marella Spirit, which is taking a 7-night cruise homeporting in Malaga and calling Leixões, Lisbon, Portimão, Cadiz and Gibraltar.
On the 5th Wind Surf ends in Lisbon an 8-night cruise starting in Barcelona and calls in Palma de Mallorca, Cartagena, Almeria, Malaga, Gibraltar and Cadiz. In Lisbon begins a new cruise of 8 nights with the same destinations, but in the opposite direction.
On the 8th, Lisbon will be the final destination of a 15-night transatlantic cruise of the Sirena, which begins in Miami and calls at St George, Tenerife, Arrecife and Funchal. Lisbon will also be the embarkation port for a new 10-night cruise from the Sirena to the Mediterranean, stopovers in Seville, Gibraltar, Almeria, Valencia, Ibiza, Palma de Mallorca, and Port Mahon, and landing in Barcelona Read More