The Port of Lisbon will host, for the first time on April 18, the luxury expedition ship Sea Spirit, where she ends a cruise through the Atlantic islands, following to Cadiz, where she will be repaired.
Previously named of Spirit of Oceanus Sea Spirit, owned by Poseidon Expeditions, was built in 1991 and refurbished in 2010 and 2017.
With 90.3 meters in length and 4.2 thousand tons, Sea Spirit has a capacity of 120 passengers and 120 crew.
To mark the first call in Lisbon, the Sea Spirit Captain will be presented with the usual commemorative plaque.
Cruise ships at the Port of Lisbon: April 15th to 21tst
From 15 to 21 April 2019 the Port of Lisbon welcomes 18 cruise ships - Braemar, Silver Spirit, Club Med 2, Sea Cloud, Balmoral, Seabourn Odyssey, Azura, Britannia, Astor, Mein Schiff 1, MSC Preziosa, Sea Spirit, Aidasol, Zenith, Costa Favolosa, Amsterdam, MSC Meraviglia and Le Champlain.
The Braemar Lisbon call on the 15th is part of an 11-night cruise that has Southampton as homeport and Malaga, Seville, Cadiz and Lisbon as ports of call.
On the same day the Silver Spirit finishes in Lisbon a 10-night transatlantic cruise that starts in Hamilton and calls at Horta and Ponta Delgada. Lisbon will be the port of departure for a new 10-night cruise with final destination to Barcelona and calls in Cadiz, Malaga, Port Mahon, Alghero, Livorno, Monaco and Marseille.
On the 16th, the Balmoral is taking a 17-night cruise that has Southampton as homeport and Malaga, Cartagena, Ibiza, Port Mahon, Ajaccio, Olbia, Palma de Mallorca, Cadiz and Lisbon as ports of call.
On the 17th, the Seabourn Odyssey, Azura and Britannia will be in port.
The Seabourn Odyssey ends in Lisbon an 11-night transatlantic cruise starting in Bridgetown and calls in Funchal and Porto Santo. Lisbon will be also the port of embarkation for a 14-night cruise with final destination to Barcelona and calls in Funchal, Tenerife, El Hierro, Gran Canaria, Arrecife, Puerto del Rosario, Casablanca, Tanger and Malaga.
Azura and Britannia are taking a 13-night cruise with Southampton as homeport. Azura has La Coruna, Leixões, Gibraltar, Valencia, Cartagena and Lisbon as ports of call, and the Britannia calls Funchal, St Croix Palma, Gran Canaria, Tenerife, Arrecife and Lisbon Read More
Lisbon, a destination for cruises
The port of Lisbon, located on the banks of the vast Tagus estuary has in its history a long tradition within the cruise market. Featuring a 15.5 metre deep channel and over 1 500 metres of berthing quay with depth between -8 and -12 m, Lisbon has been for long a harbour of refuge for many cruise ships.
In fact, the port of Lisbon receives all types of cruise ships, from the smallest to the largest in the world, that bring more than 500 thousand passengers per year.
In addition to the great natural conditions, the ship that anchors in Lisbon has two passenger terminals located in the centre of the city, with the most modern safety equipment and a varied offer of services.
The warm weather, the various tourist places, the good international air connections and the variety of hotels are some of the factors that make of Lisbon a privileged destination throughout the year.
Featuring a magnificent geographic location, Lisbon is an important port of call for cruises between the Atlantic Coast and Europe, the western Mediterranean and the north of Europe, the Atlantic Isles and the north of Africa as well as for Trans Atlantic trips.
Here you will find information concerning the date and hour of arrival and departure, name of the ship, quay, maximum capacity of the ship, crew, LOA, draught, flag, origin, destination, navigation agent and cruise line