£11M Cruise Ship Berth to Be Built in Douglas

By ,   March 23, 2018 ,   Cruise Industry

Construction of a GBP 11 million, 240-meter long deep water cruise berth on the outer side of extended Victoria Pier, Isle of Man (Douglas, UK), is the centrepiece of a 3-year programme of works for the harbour.

Others works include GBP 14,83 million upgrades to Kind Edward VIII Pier, windfarm support ship pontoons, new breakwater and revetment costing GBP 17, 22 million and pleasure craft slip and holding area which costs GBP 6,98 million.

The final year will see upgrade to the tanker berth which costs GBP 15,55 million, upgrade to Victoria Pier ro-ro berth which costs GBP 10,56 million and cruise tender berth which costs GBP 4,23 million.

Currently, visiting cruise ships anchor in Douglas Bay and then transfer travelers to shore via tenders.