Cruise Season Kick-off In the Port of Kiel

Cruise Season Kick-off In the Port of Kiel

Investment in onshore power supply plants for more sustainability The call by the cruise vessel AIDAcara on Sunday, 7th April, marks the beginning of Kiel’s cruise season 2019. Dr Dirk Claus, Managing Director …
Apr 5, 2019 /  Cruise
Port of Kiel expects more than 2.2 million passengers this year (Video)

Port of Kiel expects more than 2.2 million passengers this year (Video)

The economic importance of nautical tourism for Schleswig-Holstein is continuing to increase. More than 2.2 million passengers are expected in the port of Kiel alone this year, forecasting record numbers like 600,000 …
Mar 8, 2019 /  Cruise
LNG-operated survey vessel “ATAIR” floated out in German Naval Yards in Kiel

LNG-operated survey vessel “ATAIR” floated out in German Naval Yards in Kiel

The worldwide first LNG-operated survey vessel “ATAIR“ has floated in Kiel after a building period of 16 months. The vessel was built on behalf of the Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH). General …
Mar 1, 2019 /  Vessels
Kiel welcomes the TUI Cruises newbuilding

Kiel welcomes the TUI Cruises newbuilding

Change of flags at the Ostseekai Terminal. On Tuesday, 22nd January 2019, the Meyer Turku Shipyard officially handed the ownership of the new cruise vessel “Mein Schiff 2” (see also CruiseMapper), …
Jan 24, 2019 /  Vessels
PORT OF KIEL presents annual results 2018

PORT OF KIEL presents annual results 2018

More than 2.2 million passengers and again over 7 million cargo tons handled Passenger traffic rises 4.2 % to over 2.2 million travellers Handling result 3.5 % lower than last year’s peak Color Line cargo …
Jan 17, 2019 /  Curious
Color Line expands Kiel - Oslo cargo capacity

Color Line expands Kiel - Oslo cargo capacity

Additional freight ferry helps road to sea switch The Norwegian shipping company Color Line operates the additional freight ferry “Color Carrier“ on the route Kiel – Oslo as of 11th January to increase …
Jan 14, 2019 /  Curious
SCA Logistics is firmly established in Kiel; 500th ship clearance in the Port of Kiel and at the Kiel-Canal

SCA Logistics is firmly established in Kiel; 500th ship clearance in the Port of Kiel and at the Kiel-Canal

SCA Logistics moved its activities to the Ostuferhafen in Kiel 2 ¼ years ago, after the company had started its German operations in Hamburg 52 years ago and most recently continued them in Lübeck. The third …
Jan 10, 2019 /  Curious
Foundation Stone Ceremony for 2nd OSTSEEKAI Terminal

Foundation Stone Ceremony for 2nd OSTSEEKAI Terminal

Port of Kiel expands cruise passenger handling capacities The building construction of the second Ostseekai terminal building for cruise passengers is about to start. Kiel’s Lord Mayor Dr Ulf Kämpfer, Town …
Nov 29, 2018 /  Cruise
Kiel ends most successful cruise shipping season

Kiel ends most successful cruise shipping season

Investment in infrastructure for passengers, baggage and environment Kiel closes its latest cruise shipping season on Sunday, October 28th with the visit of the AIDAbella. This year the port has been visited 166 times …
Oct 30, 2018 /  Vessels
Kiel provides emission-free berthing for ships during port stay

Kiel provides emission-free berthing for ships during port stay

The construction of the first onshore power supply plant for commercial vessels in the port of Kiel has begun. Taking part in the official first-cut-of-the-spade-ceremony marking the start of the construction works at …
Oct 26, 2018 /  Curious