Porto Cruise Facilities

  • Quay – length (m): Dock n 1 North side 300m and New Cruise Key (south side) 340m
  • Number of berths: 2 dedicated cruise quays and other possible berths
  • Depth (m): 10m
  • Maximum ship dimension: 300m
  • Maximum air draught: No restrictions
  • Tidal movement/range: 3.7m maximum
  • Ship stay minimum: No limitation
  • Ship stay maximum: No limitation, according to quay availability
  • Security equipment: A closed television circuit controls the access to the vessel, the passenger terminal and the port area, which is managed at the CTC display video hall of hte vessel co-ordination centre (CCN)
  • Operator: Port Authority
  • Pilotage: Yes – compulsory for entrance and leaving, anchorage without pilot
  • Anchorage: Yes
  • Ship tenders allowed: No restrictions
  • Tugboat: 1 x ASD tug – 45 tons Bollard pull, 2 x Tractor tug / 2 x Schottel – 35 tons PB, 1 x Tractor Voith Schneider – 30 tons
  • Security facilities: Yes
  • Gangway (nº) & TYPE: Available on request
  • Bunkering: Yes (by truck)
  • Waste handling: Yes
  • Fresh water: Yes
  • Terminal building for passengers: Passenger terminal at Dock n 1 North and a new passenger terminal from 2013
  • ISPS compliance: Yes
  • Incentives for cruise ships: Yes