The newly renovated and updated location in Nassau, Bahamas will open in two weeks on May 26, 2023.
With the addition of new accommodation, and the renovation and renovation of all piers, Nassau Cruise Port will be able to accommodate six ships, every day. This includes up to three Icon-class ships, the largest class of ships in the world.
The new port will be a cultural and entertainment hub, celebrating the living heritage and history of Nassau’s 300-year-old city.
The opening of the Nassau Cruise Port (NCP) is an important moment in the Bahamas, as the expansion and renovation of the port will help increase the number of passengers from 20,000 passengers per day to 30,000 passengers per day – resulting in an expected four million cruise visitors. by the end of 2023.
“After three years of planning, and three years of development and construction, we are very excited to unveil the new Nassau Cruise Port to cruises, tourists and Bahamians,” said Mike Maura Jr., CEO and Director. Opinions of the company Nassau Cruise Port Ltd. “Nassau Cruise Port will proudly showcase the best of The Bahamas on 11 acres of beautifully reimagined waterfront property, creating a new focal point for downtown Nassau. We want every visitor to have an amazing, memorable experience in Nassau, and we are excited to proudly showcase the property of Bahamian culture and warm hospitality to our guests. Cruises are an important part of the Bahamian economy, and the maritime industry also depends on The Bahamas. The Government of The Bahamas recognized the current growth of the fleet and its number and the opportunities that could be found in renovating and expanding its infrastructure. As we unveil the new Nassau Cruise Port, the constant advice of the Government of the Bahamas has ensured that the project has been successful. In addition, the valuable support and contributions from the cruise industry, Bahamian markets and major countries, as well as the necessary leadership and commitment of The GPH and NCP teams have confirmed that the project is best in class. This is a very proud moment.”
As part of the first phase of the renovation, passengers will be welcomed by a modern arrivals area, the Junkanoo Museum which features an immersive experience, authentic Bahamian retail and food and beverage outlets, a cruise terminal, a national entertainment venue, activities and entertainment. events, state-of-the-art security, art galleries and new green spaces.