On the 20th February the cruise ship FTI Berlin ends in Lisbon a 18-night itinerary beginning in Havana and calls in Puerto Plata, Philipsburg, St. John's and Ponta Delgada. The next day the FTI Berlin starts in Lisbon a 7-night itinerary which ends in Barcelona and includes the ports of Cadiz, Motril, Almeria, Alicante and Valencia.
This will be the first of three calls scheduled for 2017 in the Port of Lisbon, where she made his first call in 2013 under this name, since it had already premiered in 2007 as Spirit of Adventure, in 2005 as Orange Melody, and formerly as Berlin. Read More
Navalrocha shipyard repairs cruise ships
With a diversified activity in ship repair for a long time, Navalrocha shipyard has in its portfolio many cruise companies that have been choosing the port of Lisbon for several years to repair their ships. As we write, the Astoria ship came from Vigo to do mechanics, side painting, tube replacement and tank inspection, as well as carpet replacement and carpentry work in staterooms and leisure areas for passengers.
For the year 2017 NavalRocha has already scheduled the arrival of another 4 cruise ships. 2016 was a very important year in this business segment, considering that 7 cruise ships were subject to repair and / or refurbishment at the NavalRocha Shipyard, in Lisbon, namely: Clio, Corinthian, Serenissima, Expedition, Delphine, National Geographic Orion and Seadream I. Interventions on these cruise ships consist essentially of paintings, maintenance of some mechanical equipment such as propulsion, main and auxiliary machine, tube and steel replacement, treatment of tanks and interior spaces refurbishment for improving passenger comfort 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 -10 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 400 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