Current information from Bremerhaven

Here you will find all the latest news, job offers and information about our cruise terminal in Bremerhaven.


Finally, we cruise again!

The Columbus Cruise Center Bremerhaven is prepared for the cruise restart in 2021! For the team of the Columbus Cruise Center Bremerhaven (CCCB), guests‘ safety and well-being are always our top priorities. Together with our port authority, public health officials and cruise lines, CCCB has developed new protocols for the safe handling of cruise ships under pandemic conditions. Therefore, several additional hygiene and safety measures have been implemented, mainly in the terminal building. Amongst others, there is a detailed concept of social distancing, hygiene and sanitation protocols during the embarkment and disembakment and many others. Hygiene and desinfection within the

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“ms Mein Schiff 2” in Bremerhaven

“ms Mein Schiff 2” in Bremerhaven Finally: after several month of cruise calls for repatriation and technical services only Columbus Crusie Center Bremerhaven gladly received Mein Schiff 2 guests and crew on their trip from Hamburg to Gothenburg, yesterday. A big Thank you to all ship- and shoreside partners involved for their excellent cooperation to make the new protocols and regulations work out fine!

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Phoenix Reisen Bids Final Farewell to „ms Albatros“

Phoenix Reisen Bids Final Farewell to „ms Albatros“ Since 2004 the ms Albatros called Bremerhaven for 192 times. In October 2020 Phoenix Reisen has sold its oldest cruise ship, Albatros. The ship will start a new life as a hotel ship for the Pick Albatros Group in the Middle East, which operates a number of hotels and resorts.

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Current Situation at CCCB

Foto: 8 Grad Ost Fotografie Current Situation at CCCB In the first half of 2020 CCCB was not immune to the effects of the Corona pandemic. But unlike many other ports, Columbus Cruise Center Bremerhaven was not put on absolute lockdown, and it was able to meet the new challenges by creating an emergency plan to deal with returning vessels as well as processing crew sign-offs. Of course these tasks currently require extraordinary measures. Together with the port authority, public health officials and shipping lines, CCCB has succeeded in performing a remarkable achievement in the last few months – in

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Perfect execution – first ship-to-ship LNG bunkering at CCCB a complete success!

Foto: Christian Eckardt Perfect execution – first ship-to-ship LNG bunkering at CCCB a complete success! On June 18, 2020 there was a premiere at Columbus Cruise Center Bremerhaven. The tank vessel “Kairo” belonging to the Hamburg-based company Nauticor, conducted the first ship-to-ship LNG bunkering in a Bremen port. The bunker vessel had transported the liquid gas to the Columbus Quay from Bremerhaven’s twin-town Pori in Finland. The total volume was about 1,300 cubic metres of liquefied natural gas. For fifteen hours it was pumped from the Kairo to MS Iona using a cryogenic hose capable of withstanding temperatures as low

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