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Naples (Italy)

Cruise Port schedule, live map, terminals, news

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Mediterranean - Black Sea

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2019-10-18 06:02

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Naples/Napoli is a major Mediterranean port (cruise, ferry and cargo) located in Southern Italy's Campania region. By population (around 970,000) the city is ranked Italy's 3rd largest (after Rome and Milan). As cruise port, Naples is currently ranked (by annual passenger capacity) Italy's 3rd largest (after Civitavecchia-Roma and Genova). Porto di Napoli is located on Tyrrhenian Sea and at Bay of Naples (15-km / 9-mi wide gulf). The city is served by Naples International Airport, which is approx 6 km (4 mi) northeast from Napoli (Capodichino district). The airport has 1 terminal building, 1 runway and annual passenger traffic around 8,6 million.

Napoli (named Neapolis) was originally a Greek settlement conquered by the Romans in 4th-century BC. It was captured by the Byzantine Empire (330-1453) in 6th-century, and in 8th-century became an independent duchy state. The Normans conquered the duchy in 1139. Subsequently, it was incorporated into Regnum Neapolitanum (Kingdom of Naples and Sicily / 1282-1816) and passed to Spain in 1503. House of Bourbon (Austria) ruled the city between 1707-1734, and in 1815 it was united with Sicily forming "Kingdom of the Two Sicilies" (part of Kingdom of Italy (1861-1946).

The best-known tourist attractions and landmarks are the ruins of Herculaneum and Pompeii (Roman cities). In close proximity are the beautiful Amalfi Coast (Italian Riviera) resort towns Sorrento, Ravello, Positano, Amalfi. On a causeway-connected to Naples rocky island stands Castel dell'Ovo (12th-century fortress). Other castles include Castel Nuovo (13th-century, on the harbor) and Castel Sant'Elmo (14th-century, on a hill overlooking the city). Palazzo Reale (17th-century palace) houses original Bourbon furniture, statues, paintings, National Library. Near the palace is Teatro San Carlo (18th-century - one of Europe's biggest). The National Museum has a rich collection of Graeco-Roman artifacts from Herculaneum and Pompeii.

Port Naples (Italy) cruise port

Fincantieri (one of world's largest shipbuilding companies) owns the merchant shipbuilding yards Monfalcone (Trieste), Marghera (Venice), Sestri Ponente (Genoa), Ancona, Castellammare di Stabia (Naples) and Palermo (Sicily). The company also owns the naval shipyards Riva Trigoso (Genoa) and Muggiano (La Spezia).

Port Naples

Port Naples is among Italy's largest passenger (cruise-ferry) and containership ports. It handles over 64000 ships annually and provides steady jobs for over 4800 employees. Porto di Napoli is located in downtown, close to Piazza Municipio and approx 15 km (9 mi) from Naples Airport.

  • UN-LOCODE (United Nations location code) - ITNAP
  • port address (GPS coordinates) 40°51′0.00″ N 14°16′0.00″ E
  • supported by excellent road, rail and air infrastructure
  • deep channel water and berths - Cargo pier (7,6 m), Oil terminal (6,1 m)

Harbor type is Coastal Breakwater. The port has capability to accommodate 3 vessels at a time. Port's cruising season runs between April and November. Cruise vessels usually arrive in Naples around noon  (11 am, 1 pm) and depart from Naples in the evening (at 6 or 7 pm).

Port Naples has the following main terminals:

  • 1 Containership  terminal - with 70 mooring places, annual capacity of 0,5 million TEUs (containers)
  • 4 Commercial cargo terminals (timber, cellulose, grain)
  • 1 Automobile (Ro-Ro) terminal - length 850 m, land area 120,000 m2, capacity 8000 cars. Port's daily ferry traffic with Sicily Island is around 700 vehicles. In 2007, the car terminal handled around 475,000 units.
  • 1 Passenger (cruise) terminal - 10 mooring places, 7 mobile gangways (passenger bridges), 12 check-in desks, annual capacity ~1,5 million.
  • 1 Shipyard - with 3 dry-docks plus 4 floating docks for ship-repairs.

Port Naples runs several daily cruiseferry, hydrofoil and catamaran passenger shipping services. The port serves annually over 6 million ferry passengers, plus around 1 million international cruise passengers. The hydrofoil service (Metropolitana del Mare) runs in summer months (July through September).

Regularly scheduled ferries connect Naples with Sicily Island (Palermo - crossing time 10,5 hours, Salina - 5,5 hr, Trapani - 0,5 hr), Ischia Island (1-1,5 hours), Capri Island (1 hr), Lipari Island (6,5 hr), Panarea Island (5 hr), Ponza Island (3 hr), Stromboli Island (4,5 hr), Ventotene Island (2 hr), Vulcano Island (6 hr), Sardinia Island (Cagliari - 14 hours), Favignana Island (10 min), Ustica Island (1,5 hr), Sorrento (0,5 hr), Forio (Naples Metro - 1,5 hr). The ferry companies serving these routes include GNVTirrenia, SNAV (Societa Navigazione Alta Velocita), NLG (Navigazione Libera del Golfo), Liberty Lines Fast Ferries, Alilauro.

MSC Cruises (part of MSC Group) was founded and headquartered in Naples since 1960. The cruise port is opposite the Old Town - featuring tall houses, narrow streets and stepped lanes. In 2017, the seaport handled 8,988056 million passengers (ferry and cruise).

On July 11, 2011, MSC signed an agreement for sponsorship city's football club SSC Napoli SpA (aka Napoli). With this deal, MSC became Napoli's Official Sponsor and MSC Cruises' logo was displayed on team’s blue shirts during season 2011-2012. For the special event, company's CEO (Pierfrancesco Vago) and SSC Napoli's President (Aurelio De Laurentiis) met onboard MSC Splendida docked in Naples. The agreement included also special promo deals for the fans and football-themed cruises.

On April 12, 2015, at Grande Beach Resort was held the 30th MHA (Marine Hotel Association). The trade show was followed by a conference event.

In summer 2016, Naples was among the cruise ports included in Carnival Vista's inaugural season in Europe. Most of these itineraries were 10-day (Barcelona-Athens, Athens-Barcelona), also 8-days and 10-days (roundtrips from Barcelona).

Cruise itineraries to and from Naples Italy

Follows a list of destinations visited by cruise ships leaving out of Naples:

  • The most common itineraries are week-long (7-days) roundtrip Western Mediterranean cruises. Turnarounds/roundtrips from Naples on Eastern Mediterranean itineraries (Greece-Greek islands-Turkey) and to the Canary Islands are not offered.
  • Western Mediterranean itineraries visit ports in Spain, France (including on the French Riviera), Italy, also the islands of Corsica (Ajaccio), Sardinia (Cagliari, Olbia), Menorca, Majorca, Ibiza, Malta, Sicily (Palermo, Catania, Messina).

Naples cruise terminal

Most cruise ships berth at the Stazione Maritima (4-level terminal complex near Castel Nuovo). Berth 21 and Berth 22 (at the north pier) are also used, with a bus shuttle to the cruise terminal being provided. The cruise terminal also includes convention center, shopping mall and an office space.

There is a ferry terminal (serving the lines Naples-Capri and Naples-Sorrento) which is located south of the cruise ship terminal. Alibus line runs between Naples Airport, the city's central train station (Garibaldi) and the port Molo Beverello. This bus line offers quick transportation from the terminal to the Garibaldi station.

Port Naples cruise-ferry terminal Stazione Maritima Napoli

A new metro line was inaugurated in 2013. Since June 2015, the Municipio station (near the cruise ship terminal) offers easy transportation to the Museo station or the Garibaldi (central train) station. Next photo shows Naples' Molo Beverello port cruise terminals.

Port Naples cruise-ferry terminal Molo Beverello Napoli

Port Naples 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 Naples, Italy. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.

DayShipArrivalDeparture
1 October, 2019
Tuesday
Norwegian Cruise Line Cruises cruise lineNorwegian Epic07:0019:00
1 October, 2019
Tuesday
Norwegian Cruise Line Cruises cruise lineNorwegian Jade07:0017:00
1 October, 2019
Tuesday
Princess Cruises Cruises cruise lineEmerald Princess07:0019:00
2 October, 2019
Wednesday
Marella Cruises Cruises cruise lineMarella Explorer 206:0018:00
2 October, 2019
Wednesday
Royal Caribbean Cruises cruise lineJewel Of The Seas07:0018:00
2 October, 2019
Wednesday
Celebrity Cruises Cruises cruise lineCelebrity Constellation07:0018:00
2 October, 2019
Wednesday
Pullmantur Cruises cruise linePullmantur Sovereign09:0019:00
3 October, 2019
Thursday
MSC Cruises Cruises cruise lineMSC Fantasia07:0017:00
4 October, 2019
Friday
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Star
4 October, 2019
Friday
Silversea Cruises cruise lineSilver Shadow08:0018:00
4 October, 2019
Friday
Costa Cruises Cruises cruise lineCosta Mediterranea14:0019:00
5 October, 2019
Saturday
Holland America Cruises cruise linems Koningsdam07:0018:00
6 October, 2019
Sunday
Holland America Cruises cruise linems Nieuw Statendam09:0019:00
7 October, 2019
Monday
Marella Cruises Cruises cruise lineMarella Discovery 207:0018:00
7 October, 2019
Monday
MSC Cruises Cruises cruise lineMSC Bellissima11:0019:00
7 October, 2019
Monday
Costa Cruises Cruises cruise lineCosta Fascinosa13:0020:00
8 October, 2019
Tuesday
Norwegian Cruise Line Cruises cruise lineNorwegian Epic07:0019:00
9 October, 2019
Wednesday
Marella Cruises Cruises cruise lineMarella Explorer 206:0018:00
9 October, 2019
Wednesday
TUI Cruises Cruises cruise lineMein Schiff Herz08:0018:00
10 October, 2019
Thursday
Celebrity Cruises Cruises cruise lineCelebrity Edge07:0018:00
10 October, 2019
Thursday
MSC Cruises Cruises cruise lineMSC Fantasia07:0017:00
10 October, 2019
Thursday
P&O Cruises Cruises cruise lineAurora07:0019:00
10 October, 2019
Thursday
AIDA Cruises Cruises cruise lineAIDAstella08:0019:00
11 October, 2019
Friday
Norwegian Cruise Line Cruises cruise lineNorwegian Jade07:0017:00
11 October, 2019
Friday
Norwegian Cruise Line Cruises cruise lineNorwegian Pearl07:0018:00
11 October, 2019
Friday
Royal Caribbean Cruises cruise lineJewel Of The Seas07:0018:00
11 October, 2019
Friday
Seabourn Cruises cruise lineSeabourn Odyssey08:0018:00
12 October, 2019
Saturday
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Sky
12 October, 2019
Saturday
Celebrity Cruises Cruises cruise lineCelebrity Edge07:0021:00
12 October, 2019
Saturday
Silversea Cruises cruise lineSilver Spirit08:0018:00
14 October, 2019
Monday
Marella Cruises Cruises cruise lineMarella Discovery07:0019:00
14 October, 2019
Monday
MSC Cruises Cruises cruise lineMSC Bellissima11:0019:00
14 October, 2019
Monday
Costa Cruises Cruises cruise lineCosta Fascinosa13:0020:00
15 October, 2019
Tuesday
Norwegian Cruise Line Cruises cruise lineNorwegian Epic07:0019:00
15 October, 2019
Tuesday
Seabourn Cruises cruise lineSeabourn Encore08:0018:00
16 October, 2019
Wednesday
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Star
16 October, 2019
Wednesday
Marella Cruises Cruises cruise lineMarella Explorer 206:0018:00
16 October, 2019
Wednesday
MSC Cruises Cruises cruise lineMSC Musica08:0017:00
16 October, 2019
Wednesday
Pullmantur Cruises cruise linePullmantur Sovereign09:0019:00
17 October, 2019
Thursday
MSC Cruises Cruises cruise lineMSC Fantasia07:0017:00
17 October, 2019
Thursday
Holland America Cruises cruise linems Koningsdam07:0019:00
17 October, 2019
Thursday
Oceania Cruises Cruises cruise lineOceania Sirena09:0018:00
18 October, 2019
Friday
Small Cruise Lines Cruises cruise lineSea Cloud II
19 October, 2019
Saturday
Celebrity Cruises Cruises cruise lineCelebrity Constellation07:0018:00
20 October, 2019
Sunday
Royal Caribbean Cruises cruise lineJewel Of The Seas07:0018:00
20 October, 2019
Sunday
Norwegian Cruise Line Cruises cruise lineNorwegian Spirit08:0018:00
21 October, 2019
Monday
Marella Cruises Cruises cruise lineMarella Discovery 207:0018:00
21 October, 2019
Monday
MSC Cruises Cruises cruise lineMSC Bellissima11:0019:00
21 October, 2019
Monday
Costa Cruises Cruises cruise lineCosta Fascinosa13:0020:00
22 October, 2019
Tuesday
Norwegian Cruise Line Cruises cruise lineNorwegian Epic07:0019:00
22 October, 2019
Tuesday
Norwegian Cruise Line Cruises cruise lineNorwegian Jade07:0017:00
22 October, 2019
Tuesday
Celebrity Cruises Cruises cruise lineCelebrity Reflection07:0018:00
22 October, 2019
Tuesday
Regent Seven Seas Cruises cruise lineSeven Seas Voyager11:0020:00
23 October, 2019
Wednesday
Marella Cruises Cruises cruise lineMarella Explorer 206:0018:00
23 October, 2019
Wednesday
Princess Cruises Cruises cruise lineEmerald Princess07:0019:00
23 October, 2019
Wednesday
Pullmantur Cruises cruise linePullmantur Sovereign09:0019:00
24 October, 2019
Thursday
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Sky
24 October, 2019
Thursday
MSC Cruises Cruises cruise lineMSC Fantasia07:0017:00
25 October, 2019
Friday
Princess Cruises Cruises cruise lineSky Princess07:0019:00
26 October, 2019
Saturday
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Jupiter
26 October, 2019
Saturday
TUI Cruises Cruises cruise lineMein Schiff Herz08:0019:00
26 October, 2019
Saturday
Holland America Cruises cruise linems Nieuw Statendam09:0019:00
28 October, 2019
Monday
MSC Cruises Cruises cruise lineMSC Bellissima11:0019:00
28 October, 2019
Monday
Costa Cruises Cruises cruise lineCosta Fascinosa13:0020:00
29 October, 2019
Tuesday
Norwegian Cruise Line Cruises cruise lineNorwegian Epic07:0019:00
29 October, 2019
Tuesday
Royal Caribbean Cruises cruise lineJewel Of The Seas07:0018:00
29 October, 2019
Tuesday
Oceania Cruises Cruises cruise lineOceania Sirena08:0018:00
30 October, 2019
Wednesday
Marella Cruises Cruises cruise lineMarella Explorer 206:0018:00
30 October, 2019
Wednesday
Holland America Cruises cruise linems Koningsdam07:0018:00
31 October, 2019
Thursday
Celebrity Cruises Cruises cruise lineCelebrity Edge07:0018:00
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