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Marina Bay Cruise Centre opens officially

Published on Oct 22, 2012 8:45 PM
 
The 28,000sqm Marina Bay Cruise Centre Singapore opened officially today, doubling Singapore's berth capacity to four. -- ST PHOTO: RAJENDRAN NADARAJAN

The 28,000sqm Marina Bay Cruise Centre Singapore opened officially today, doubling Singapore's berth capacity to four.

"With deep water, a large turning basin and no height restrictions, the terminal has the capability to dock ships of up to 220,000tons and measuring up to 360m in length," said Mr Edmund Cheng, chairman of Sats.

The new cruise terminal is operated by SATS-Creuers, a joint venture between Sats and Creuers del port de Barcelona.

The cruise centre is expecting more than 70 ship calls from now till March 2013. This translates into passenger traffic of more than 200,000.

 
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