Bremerhaven (Bremen, Germany)

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Bremerhaven cruise port

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Local Time
20:41 17 Nov 2018

53.54913 N, 8.55901 E

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Bremerhaven is the cruise port to Bremen, Germany. The port is located on the east side of Weser River estuary on Germany's North Sea coast. Bremerhaven was established in 1827 as shipping port for Bremen - located to the south, approx 40 ml (65 km) downstream Weser River. Train travel time from Bremerhaven to Hamburg is 1 hour 45 min. Road distance (via highways A1 and A27) is 95 km (59 ml).

Port Bremerhaven (Germany) cruise port to Bremen

Port Bremerhaven is ranked world's 16th-largest and Europe's 4th-largest containership port - with annual capacity over 5 million TEUs (containers). Port's annual Ro-Ro traffic includes over 1,35 million new cars (imported and exported), surpassed only by Rotterdam Holland. A new panamax-sized lock was opened in 2011, replacing the 1897-built Kaiserschleuse - back then world's biggest lock.

Port Bremerhaven (Germany)

In 2017, for the first time Costa Cruises used Bremerhaven as homeport (departures on roundtrip itineraries) for Costa Magica, with scheduled 11 partial turnarounds. Other major cruise companies homeporting here include TUI, Phoenix Reisen, Transocean Tours.

In 2018, the cruise port reported a record season with handled 111 ship calls and around 230,000 passengers, which was 45% increase over 2017. Maiden calls in 2018 included the liners Norwegian Bliss, Mein Schiff 1, AIDAnova, Marella Discovery, Costa Mediterranea, Seabourn Ovation, Azamara Journey. In 2018, the port introduced new "cruise parking" packages, with optional pre-booking and luggage collection service from the vehicle. For 2019, the port has booked 120 ship calls and expects around 260,000 cruise passengers.

As cruise port, Bremerhaven has total quay length 1 km and capacity to berth vessels with LOA length 350 m (1148 ft) and max draft 10 m (33 ft). The seaport has modern passenger terminal (Columbus Cruise Center) and good infrastructure with connections to highways and railways.

Bremerhaven cruise terminal

Cruise ships in Bremerhaven port dock at the passenger terminal "Columbus Cruise Center". Located just 2 km (1,2 ml) from the city center, this is one of the world's most modern and advanced cruise ship terminals.

Bremerhaven cruise ship terminal "Columbus Cruise Center"

  • Bremerhaven Bus (bus line) offers direct shuttle transfers between the port's train station and the cruise ship terminal (~10 min drive). Bus schedules are according to the cruise ship scheduled arrivals/departures times.
  • At the cruise terminal's main entrance there is a taxi rank. Taxi ride to the city is about 5 min.
  • Road signs to the terminal have written "Kreuzfahrt Terminal".
  • The Bremerhaven Airport is about 15 min from the passenger terminal.

Bremerhaven port terminal "Columbus Cruise Center"

Port Bremerhaven cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Bremerhaven, Bremen, Germany. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.

10 November, 2018
Phoenix Reisen Cruises cruise lineAlbatros18:00

The Bremerhaven cruise port map is interactive. It shows the port's exact location, along with the real-time cruise ship traffic (if any) in its vicinity - today, and right now. By zooming-out you can see other cruise ship ports located near Bremerhaven, Bremen, Germany.

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