Lisbon Cruise Port is back in business with 45 cruise ship calls in October

   October 5, 2021 ,   Cruise Industry

LCP-Lisbon Cruise Port (operated by Global Ports Holding) is already officially back in business.

Port Lisbon (Portugal) expects a total of 45 cruise ship calls in October 2021 following 13 calls in September. The fall season is showing a promise of back to business.

LCP has been a host to a lot of layup operations through the COVID crisis, as well as to regular calls. In September, Lisbon Cruise Port hosted 13 calls with 15k+ passengers. Operating as both transit/call port and homeport, 24% of all arrivals have been turnaround/roundtrips.

For a safe restart of cruising the Port has been in compliance with port safety protocols.

October is looking positive with 45 scheduled calls and 45k+ passengers. The month will start with the visit of Regent Seven Seas Cruises' Seven Seas Splendor. The maiden voyages of P&O Iona and Ponant's Le Commandant Charcot will also be from Lisbon. With calls from MSC, Costa, NCL-Norwegian and P&O UK, the October levels will be back 88% of the level of October 2019.

Port of Lisbon (Portugal)

The newly appointed General Manager of Lisbon Cruise Port, Duarte Cabral, commented they were delighted that the industry was picking up at a steady rate.

"We will make sure that all protocols are in place, allowing the passengers to have a controlled environment that will ensure their health & safety.”