Valenciaport approves construction and operation of new public passenger terminal

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The Port of Valencia and Baleària will invest 100 million euros in the new passenger terminal.

  • It will be developed by the company Balearia, which will incorporate the experience of Global Ports Holding (GPH) for the management of the cruises.
  • The project totals a public/private investment of EUR 99.1. The Port Authority of Valencia will invest 61.8 million and Baleària 37.3 million.
  • It will occupy an area of 100,000 m2 to serve cruise ships, regular passenger lines and ro-ro traffic.
  • The new terminal guarantees that 100% of the electrical energy necessary for its operation will be produced in the facilities themselves and will be of renewable origin and the electrification of the docks.

SHORT NEWS — WEEK 45 — 2022

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Former Brittany Ferries ropax CONNEMARA might be going to Bluebridge Cook Strait Ferries. That is at least the rumour.

Levante Ferries reduces their new Thessaloniki – Izmir route from 3 to 2 departures per week! See timetable.

There are plans to restore the Świnoujście-Malmö ferry connection. According to media reports, Finnlines ferries will call Świnoujście seven times a week.

Currently, you can sail from Świnoujście to Ystad (Polferries and Unity Line) and Trelleborg (TT Line).

Louis Dreyfus Armateurs has been carrying out tests with a fuel composed of 100% HVO (Hydrogenated Vegetable Oils – from the recycling of used vegetable oils).

The tests have been going on since several months on roro CIUDAD DE CADIZ, on behalf of customer Airbus Industries.

New York Cruise Lines and (Swedish) Green City Ferries AB announced a collaboration to launch the first high-speed zero-emissions electric ferry to the New York Harbor. With a targeted launch date of Spring 2024 for the introduction of this first-of-its-kind vessel into New York Harbor, the two companies will usher in the new era of cleaner and more efficient marine transportation.