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Ricardo Ferreira

Ricardo FerreiraLisbon Cruise Port GM

"Welcome to Lisbon! A great geographical location, the undeniable beauty of the city and the wide variety of experiences it offers; the proximity to the city center, the differentiated services, highly developed infrastructure and high standards of safety and security at the new terminal mean we can provide the perfect conditions to host passengers, crew and ships, from the moment they stopover in Lisbon, right up until they leave. This makes the city the highlight of any cruise itinerary."


Lisbon Cruise Port (LCP) is situated on the banks of the Tagus estuary near the historic and cultural city center. This is a port of call for cruise ships traveling between the Atlantic coast and Europe, the Western Mediterranean and Northern Europe, the Atlantic Islands and North Africa, as well as transatlantic journeys.
Lisbon Cruise Port operates an alongside berthing pier dedicated for cruise ships over a total of 1,490 m, allowing Lisbon to receive cruise ships of any sizes. Inaugurated in November 2017, the iconic state-of-the-art terminal was designed by renowned Portuguese architect, João Luís Carrilho da Graça and a key consideration of its design was sustainability and ensuring the smooth onward flow of tourists on their visit to the city. The terminal covers around 13,800 m2 over three floors houses the offices of the competent authorities, tourist services, shops, check in facilities and catering services for the comfort of all visitors, passengers and crew. It features two fully automated gangway systems, on-site heavy equipment to support ship operations, and can provide water supplies and other provisions while in dock. The terminal building has already won a number of awards such as the ‘Best Rehabilitation Urban project’ at the SIL Portuguese Real Estate Fair 2017.
Lisbon Cruise Port terminal has a privileged and central location in the context of the city, allowing easy access to places of major tourist and of cultural interest as well as great accessibility to and from the Lisbon international airport. LCP is just 15-minute drive away from the Lisbon International Airport, which serves more than 500 direct weekly flights to and from all over the world and receiving more than 24 million passengers annually. Lisbon is the closest European capital to the United States and is just a 2-hour flight distance from most of the other major European cities.
Both the city and its cruise port, have been internationally recognized and awarded, highlighting the excellence of the tourism product, as well as the successful collaboration between the city, its port and all the cruise industry stakeholders. Once again in 2016, Lisbon was recognized as Europe’s Leading Cruise Port and Cruise Destination by World Travel Awards.
Global Ports Holding is the lead investor at Lisbon Cruise Port, and has been managing the construction and operation rights of the new cruise terminal.

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Port Facts

Maximum Ship
Dimensions For Berth
  • Length: No Limit
  • Width: No Limit
  • Draught: (-12) Zh
  • Available: Yes
  • Ship Tender Allowed: Yes (With Permit)
  • Tugs Available: Yes
  • Tidal Movement/Range: 4m
Quays / Berths
  • Total Number of Berths: 3
  • Total Berthing Line Length: 1.425m
    (Possibility To Use Another
    From Port Authority
    If Available)
  • Quay Depth: (-8.3)Zh Till (-12) Zh
  • City Center: 500m
  • Airport: 8km
  • Shuttle Service: Yes
General Information
  • Region: Atlantic
  • Terminal: 2
  • Bus Capacity: 80
  • Turnaround Port: Yes
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