Falmouth begins dredging trial which may lead to alongside capability for larger cruiseships
Submitted by CE-Press on 17 September 2012 - 9:53am
Falmouth has long been keen to dredge which would allow the larger cruiseships (up to Freedom-class size) to come alongside at Queens Wharf. However there are environmental concerns connected with relocating the maerl (calcified seaweed) habitat which have put the Port of Falmouth Development Initiative on hold since the licensing authority, the Marine Management Organisation (MMO), refused a licence in early 2011.
Oceania Cruises’ Marina is greeted by the Falmouth Cruise Ship Ambassadors, a winning team
Submitted by CE-Press on 17 September 2012 - 9:48am
On the day Falmouth expected Oceania Cruises’ Marina to come alongside - making it the largest ship to dock in this picturesque town in Cornwall - the Falmouth Cruise Ship Ambassadors were out in force.
Environmental issues double costs for Falmouth extension
Submitted by CE-Press on 10 November 2009 - 5:41pm
Falmouth is witness to the trend for larger ships and intent on catering to their needs. This year saw 33 calls and 21,211 passengers visiting while for 2010 there are fewer calls at 21 but a similar number of passengers at 21,324.