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Global Ports Holding (Turkey)

Global Ports Holding Plc (GPH) is the world’s largest cruise port operator with a presence in the Caribbean, Mediterranean and Asia-Pacific regions. In the Mediterranean region, include Barcelona Cruise Port, Lisbon Cruise Port and Ege Port Kusadasi.

It positions itself as the world’s leading cruise port brand, with an integrated network of cruise ports serving cruise liners, ferries, yachts and mega-yachts. GPH operates 22 cruise ports in 14 countries. It is a Turkish-owned company, listed on the London Stock Exchange.

New cruise terminal at the Port of Tarragona inaugurated

Tarragona, Spain (Ports Europe) June 12, 2024 – The Catalan Port of Tarragona has inaugurated its new cruise terminal. The terminal was commissioned by...

Eight parties interested in Port of Lavrio privatisation

Lavrio, Greece (Ports Europe) May 31, 2024 – The Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund (HRADF)has said that eight parties have submitted an Expression...

Turkey: Cruise numbers – March & Q1 2024

Ankara, Turkey (Ports Europe) May 2, 2024 – The Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure has published cruise ship and passenger numbers for March and Q1...

Global Ports Holding increases cruise passengers in 6 mths to Dec 23

London, United Kingdom (Ports Europe) April 30, 2024 – Global Ports Holding Plc (GPH), the world’s largest independent cruise port operator, has issued...

Global Ports Holding is preferred bidder for Casablanca Cruise Port

Casablanca, Morocco (Ports Europe) April 5, 2024 – A Global Ports Holding Plc (GPH) consortium has been named the preferred bidder to operate the new...

Global Ports Holding to operate Liverpool Cruise Port

Liverpool, United Kingdom (Ports Europe) April 3, 2024 – Global Ports Holding Plc (GPH) has announced a 50-year agreement with Peel Ports Group’s...

Port of Taranto cruise season starts April 17

Taranto, Italy (Ports Europe) January 26, 2024 – The 2024 cruise season in the port of Taranto will run from April 17 to October 9. A total of 45 calls...

Exceptional year for Valletta Cruise Port

Valletta Cruise Port looks forward to an excellent 2024 – January 25, 2024 Valletta Cruise Port has announced an exceptional 2023, recording close to...

Malta’s cruise business – more ships, more passengers in 2023

Valletta, Malta (Ports Europe) January 19, 2024 – In 2023, Malta welcomed a total of 814,603 cruise ship passengers on 309 cruise ship calls. This...

Global Ports Holding Plc – Results for the six months to 30 Sep 2023

London, United Kingdom (Ports Europe) December 20, 2023 – London-listed Global Ports Holding Plc has reported interim results for the six months to 30...

Malta’s Valletta Cruise Port inaugurates “cold ironing”

València, Spain (Ports Europe) December 4, 2023 – Valletta Cruise Port has inaugurated “cold ironing” with electricity supplied to a docked...

Royal Caribbean sells stake in Barcelona Cruise Port to GPH

Barcelona, Spain (Ports Europe) November 30, 2023 – Royal Caribbean Group has confirmed the sale of its minority stake in the cruise concessionaire...

Cagliari port predicts 2024 will be boom year for cruise tourism

Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy (Ports Europe) November 15, 2023 – Cagliari port is predicting that 2024 will be a boom year for cruise passenger tourism. The...

Global Ports Holding saw passenger numbers up +39% in Q3 2023

London, United Kingdom (PortSEurope) November 13, 2023 – Global Ports Holding (GPH) saw cruise passenger numbers up +39% in Q3 2023 to 3.6 million. This...

Turkey increases cruise ship visits in Jan-Sept 2023

Istanbul, Turkey (PortSEurope) October 12, 2023 – In the first nine months of 2023, 876 cruise ships visited ports in Turkey, carrying 1.09 million...

Port of Taranto to welcome four new cruise ships companies in 2024

Taranto, Italy (Ports Europe) September 22, 2023 – The Port of Taranto to welcome four new cruise ships companies in 2024 – Azamara,...

Global Ports Holding wins Bremerhaven Cruise Port concession

Bremerhaven, Germany (Ports Europe) September 7, 2023 – Global Ports Holding Plc (GPH) has been awarded a 10-year port concession agreement, with a...

Global Ports Holding reports recovery in passenger numbers

London, United Kingdom (Ports Europe) August 23, 2023 – Global Ports Holding (GPH), an international cruise port operator, has reported that occupancy...

Ege Port Kuşadası celebrates two decades

Kuşadası, Turkey (Ports Europe) August 14, 2023 – Ege Port Kuşadası, Turkey’s leading cruise port has celebrated its 20th anniversary. It...

Turkey: Cruise ship & passengers statistics – Jan-May 2023 report

Istanbul, Turkey (PortSEurope) June 14, 2023 – The Turkish authorities have published cruise ship & passengers statistics for January-May 2023. In...

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