CMP (Copenhagen Malmo Port) is continuing to break records. In Visby (Gotland Sweden), the number of arrivals increased by 40%. At the same time, Copenhagen is consolidating the position as a major destination in Northern Europe - a position that will be strengthened as early as 2021 when the port city will receive 1 million passengers.
Cruise traffic has long been one of the most expansive areas of CMP and the 2019 cruise season is no exception. There was even a new all-time high with a total of 465 arrivals in Copenhagen, Visby, and Malmo.
Copenhagen remains the largest destination in Northern Europe. With the end of the 2019 season, the port will have received 350 arrivals. The port is easy to dock at, the terminals are modern and the port of Copenhagen is also close to the international airport, Kastrup.
CMP comes top when shipping companies rank the best turnaround ports (where the passengers begin or end their voyage). The port of Malmo is its smallest destination, receiving a total of 13 arrivals this year. Passengers like the city for the short distance between the terminal and the city centre, for the positive reception the visitors receive, as well as for the shopping and excellent food.
In 2020, Copenhagen is due to receive around the same number of arrivals as last year. The number of passengers will increase by nearly 100,000 as the ships are getting bigger. For the very first time CMP is expected to welcome 1 million cruise passengers in Copenhagen alone.