Last Friday, 4th of July, the construction of the third cruise terminal in Hamburg commenced with a symbolic ground breaking ceremony.
from left to right: Michael Eggenschwiler, Managing Director Hamburg Airport, Senator Frank Horch, Iris Scheel, Director Terminal Operating company and Jens Meier, Managing Director Hamburg Port Authority.
Norwegian Cruise Line is sending its newest ship “Norwegian Escape” to Hamburg. TUI Cruises just christened its newest ship “Mein Schiff 3” in Hamburg and last Friday, the Azamara Journey visited the port for the first time.
f.l.t.r.: dr. Stefan Behn, Frank Horch, Gerd Drossel
The cruise business in Hamburg has developed remarkably in recent years. In all, the Hanseatic city is expecting 187 ship visits and 600,000 passengers in 2014.