AIDAnova is the largest cruise ship to call at Kalundborg (Zealand Island, Denmark)

   July 14, 2022 ,   Cruise Industry

Port Kalundborg (Zealand Island, Denmark) operated by GPH-Global Ports Holding (world's largest cruise port operator) welcomed its largest cruise ship so far, as well as its first call for the 2022 season with AIDA Cruises.

AIDAnova ship arrived in Kalundborg on July 8th with ~3900 passengers and 1200 crew for a transit call. The disembarked tourists visited the city via shuttle buses and went on to their trips to Denmark's capital Copenhagen.

With the attendance of Martin Damm (municipality's Mayor) and Bent Rasmusse (Port Director), the GPH operations team welcomed AIDAnova's Captain Jens Janauscheck, for the ceremony of plaques and key exchange.

Javier Rodriguez Sanchez, GPH Regional Director West Med & Asia said they were delighted to have hosted the largest vessel to ever call Kalundborg.

"With GPH processes and procedures in place and a strong corporation with the Kalundborg Port Authority, Kalundborg Tourism Authority and all stakeholders, today we have had a successful transit operation, welcoming almost 4000 passengers. We look forward to the rest of the cruise season where we will host more AIDAnova calls and an even more successful seasons to come”.

AIDAnova cruise ship

Kalundborg is among Zealand's few deepwater ports and is also close to the entrance to the Baltic from the North Sea. Featuring top-class facilities for cruise ships, Port Kalundborg has a large quay area for cruise ships to operate shore excursions smoothly.

With a complimentary shuttle service from the harbor, the passengers can enjoy a quick 15-minute ride to the town centre. Only 100 km away from Copenhagen, Kalundborg offers a wide range of attractions.