Helsingborg is strategic cruise call

Swedish port modernised for 21st-century passengers
A classic port city dating back 900 years, today Helsingborg has been modernised for 21st-century cruise passengers, including more than 200 free public WiFi spots.
Yet the Swedish port is receiving only six ships this year, and less than that are so far scheduled for 2018. However, it still hopes to get some late bookings to improve the number.
In Helsingborg’s favour, the port says, are a safe and reliable region and a solid weather season between April and October.
It is unique in that it can service two countries, as it is located where the Öresund Strait is at its narrowest – making the historical Viking town of Elsinore in Denmark reachable.
There is no shortage of berths in Helsingborg, where smaller ships of up to 150 meters in length can dock in the heart of the city, while ships up to 250 meters dock at the ‘prime berth’ 10 minutes from the city centre. Larger vessels can anchor at a nearby anchorage.
Cruise Industry News

x

Check Also

Emirates, Ryanair, Flybe, Austrian, Virgin, British Airways, easyjet, American Airlines, airlines, load factor, PLF, fullest, planes, aircraft, environment, business, profit

Airlines with best and worst load factor

Flying planes full makes airlines far more profitable, and it’s better for the environment.

Svart, hotel, Svartisen, environment, energy positive, carbon neutral, glacier, Bodo, Norway, stay, circular, Snøhetta, design, architecture

World’s first energy-positive Arctic Hotel

A Nordic firm of architects has designed a future hotel that will produce more energy than it uses.

Delta, airlines, United, American Airlines, pay, pilots, bonus, wage, profit share, usa, captains

Airline gives employees $1.1bn

Delta Airlines is being generous, and people working for its competitors are not too happy.

Avinor, Oslo, airport, Gardermoen, ski, equipment, baggage, rules, dates, busiest, winter holiday, fly

Busiest winter dates to fly from Oslo

Hundreds of thousands of passengers will be using Oslo Gardermoen in the next couple of weeks.

Deutsche Bahn, DB, delay, storm, compensation, passengers, stranded, climate change, Spiegel, trees, branches

Deutsche Bahn “twists” climate change

German media accuse rail operator of exploiting climate change to avoid blame for delays.

Hoseasons, sale, Wyndham, rentals, holiday, vacation, business, M&A, hotel, Europe, private equity, James Villa Holidays, cottages.com, Landal GreenParks, Novasol

Wyndham sells European business

The US hospitality giant sells its European business to a private equity firm for $1.3 billion.