Abu Dhabi Ports to launch new cruise terminal at Zayed Port in UAE

13 December 2015 (Last Updated December 13th, 2015 18:30)

Abu Dhabi Ports is set to open a new modern cruise terminal at Zayed Port, which is located in the northeast section of Abu Dhabi city in the UAE.

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Abu Dhabi Ports is set to open a new modern cruise terminal at Zayed Port, which is located in the northeast section of Abu Dhabi city in the UAE.

The permanent cruise passenger terminal will enable Abu Dhabi Ports to provide better service to increasing numbers of cruise liners and passengers visiting the UAE.

The terminal provides multiple passenger friendly facilities, including tourist information services and passport border control counters.

Abu Dhabi Ports CEO Captain Mohamed Juma Al Shamisi said: "We have achieved a major milestone by completing this ambitious cruise terminal project within one year.

"We have achieved a major milestone by completing this ambitious cruise terminal project within one year."

"This will serve Abu Dhabi’s rapidly growing cruise industry."

Zayed Port recently hosted three luxury cruise vessels, including Island Sky, Europa 2 and Seven Seas Voyager.

Island Sky, which is owned by Noble Caledonia, was docked at Zayed Port as part of a 16-day voyage from Muscat in Oman to Mumbai in India, while Hapag-Lloyod’s Europa 2 was on a 20-day cruise from Dubai to Mauritius.

Owned by Regent Seven Seas Cruises, Seven Seas Voyager was berthed at Abu Dhabi as part of its global itinerary.


Image: Abu Dhabi Ports to open cruise terminal at Zayed Port. Photo: courtesy of Abu Dhabi Ports.