Recife (Brazil)

Cruise Port schedule, live map, terminals, news

Recife cruise port

South America

Local Time
2023-03-25 08:41

min: 75 °F (23 °C) / max: 85 °F (30 °C) 82°F
Wind: 104°/ 2 m/s  Gust: 2.5 m/sWind: 104°/ 2 m/s  Gust: 2.5 m/sLight breeze
2 m/s
Min / Max Temperature85 °F / 30 °C
75 °F / 24 °C
  Port Map

Recife is a major port city, Brazil's 4th largest (population around 1,6 million / metro over 3,7 million) and also one of the country's most historic port cities, established by the Portuguese in 1537.

Port Recife (Brazil) cruise port

The city is named for the long reef parallel to its shoreline and enclosing the harbor. The city features surrounding tropical forests, several small islands, rivers and bridges crisscrossing the city, which is why it's often called "The Venice of Brazil".

One of the country's main business centers, Recife is served by one airport (Guararapes-Gilberto Freyre International Airport) and two seaports (1 in-town, plus Suape - at approx 40 km / 25 mi). Local economy is based on industries like brewing, canning, shipbuilding, auto, electronics, tube manufacturing, chocolates, textiles, tourism.

Near Recife (in Pernambuco) is located the EAS-Atlantico Sul shipyard. The shipyard is in Suape Port and covers an area of approx 1,62 km2. The shipyard has annual capacity to process around 160,000 tons of steel. Yard's drydock has length 400 m, width 73 m and depth / draft 12 m. At the drydock can be refurbished or constructed ships with DWT up to 500,000 tons.

Atlantico Sul shipyard is operated by a consortium with main shareholders Camargo Correa (1939-founded private conglomerate), Queiroz Galvao Group (1953-founded industrial conglomerate), PJMR (acquired by VARD Promar in 2017) and SHI (10%). Shipbuilding's technological expertise is provided by SHI (Samsung Heavy Industries). Yard's ship construction business started in February 2007. The first Samsung shipbuilding project was started in September 2009.

At EAS shipyard, for Promef (subsidiary of Petrobras / Petroleo Brasileiro) were constructed a total of 22 oil tankers, including 14 Suezmax and 8 Aframax. Also here, in January 2019 was drydock refurbished the cruise ship Salamis Filoxenia.

Recife cruise terminal

In Recife, cruise ships dock in port's commercial harbour, from where passengers are transported via shuttle buses to downtown. Unaccompanied walking through the port is forbidden.

Recife cruise port terminal

The port has no dedicated cruise terminal (only a small building for Customs processing) neither provides any associated with cruises services. The cruise company-arranged shuttle service is to a large shopping mall in downtown Recife.

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

3 March, 2023
Seabourn Cruises Cruises cruise lineSeabourn Quest08:0017:00
10 March, 2023
Oceania Cruises Cruises cruise lineOceania Insignia08:0018:00
11 March, 2023
Fred Olsen Cruise Lines Cruises cruise lineFred Olsen Balmoral
15 March, 2023
Hapag-Lloyd Cruises Cruises cruise lineHanseatic Spirit07:0018:00
16 March, 2023
MSC Cruises Cruises cruise lineMSC Armonia08:0014:00
21 March, 2023
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Jupiter
21 March, 2023
Seabourn Cruises Cruises cruise lineSeabourn Venture08:0018:00

Recife - user reviews and comments

Your personal data will be processed and information from your device (cookies, unique identifiers, and other device data) may be stored by, accessed by and shared with third party vendors, or used specifically by this site or app. Some vendors may process your personal data on the basis of legitimate interest, which you can object to by managing your options below. Look for a link at the bottom of this page or in our privacy policy where you can withdraw consent.