Stavanger is a port city in Rogaland, southwestern Norway,. The city has population around 130,000 (metro 320,000), ranking it the country's 3rd-largest metro area and Norway's 4th most populous municipality.
- The town was officially founded in 1125, following the completion of the Stavanger Cathedral.
- Most of the city's architecture consists of 18th-19th-century wooden houses (protected as cultural heritage).
- Gladmat food festival is held here each year and is considered one of Scandinavia's leading food festivals.
- Today, city's economy is heavily based on oil industry. The city is widely referred to as Norway's "oil capital". The biggest company is Statoil (Norwegian energy company headquartered here). Every two years, here is hosted ONS (Offshore Northern Seas) - energy sector's 2nd largest exhibition and conference event (the largest being Caspian Oil and Gas Conference).
In 2018, the cruise port had scheduled 187 ship calls with expected around 330,000 passengers. Predictions for 2019 showed 25% increase (ship calls) and 45% increase (passengers). Berth bookings are on first-come, first-serve basis. The port has plans for building new berth (for mega-liners) and LNG bunkering (for LNG-powered large ships). Currently, the cruise port supplies with LNG only smaller-sized vessels.
Stavanger cruise terminal
Cruise ships in Stavanger dock directly in downtown. The port has capacity to handle two of world's largest cruise liners simultaneously. Within sight (short walk from the port) are located shops, market, cafes. The port has no dedicated cruise terminal for passengers.
Port Stavanger 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 Stavanger, Norway. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.
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The Stavanger 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 Stavanger, Norway.
If you lose the Stavanger location on the map, simply reload the page (also with F5 button). This feature is integrated with the CruiseMapper's cruise ship tracker tracking the vessels' current positions at sea and in ports.