Hamburg is one of the ten biggest cruise ports in Europe and number one in Germany. With the third cruise terminal in the port of Hamburg the cruise business will grow straight on. The new terminal will be able to handle 8.000 passengers per ship.
The clip gives you an idea about the new cruise ship terminal at the Kronprinzkai in Hamburg. Iris Scheel the HPA project manager explains the importance of the cooperation between the Hamburg Port Authority and the Hamburg Airport.
Staff from both offices work on all aspects together for the project. With the premiere docking of a cruise ship the ground-breaking ceremony started appropriately. Jens Meier Chairman of the Management Board of the HPA believes that the third cruise ship terminal will establish Hamburg in the cruise ship industry as an important destination.
Michael Eggenschwiler from the Management of the Hamburg Airport is confident that with all the expertise gathered from both authorities Hamburg is well equipped for the passenger turnaround in the future. Iris Scheel confirms his statement by explaining the massive size of the area for the terminal. 16 ha will be used for creating 1500 parking spaces and two buildings that will allow for 8000 passengers to be processed per ship.