22 Jul 2022
Kalundborg Cruise Port, operated by Global Ports Holding, the world’s largest cruise port operator, welcomed the biggest ship to ever call Kalundborg as well as its first call for the 2022 season with AIDA Cruises.
AIDAnova, operated by AIDA Cruises arrived in Kalundborg Cruise Port with 3900 passengers and 1200 crew for its transit call. The passengers who disembarked visited the city of Kalundborg with shuttles from the port and went on to their excursions in Copenhagen.
With the attendance of Martin Damm, Mayor of Kalundborg municipality and Mr.Bent Rasmusse, Port Director of Kalundborg Port, the GPH operations team welcomed AIDAnova’s Captain Jens Janauscheck, for the official ceremony of plaques & key exchange.
Javier Rodriguez Sanchez, GPH Regional Director West Med & Asia commented: “We are delighted to have hosted the largest ship to ever call Kalundborg today. With GPH processes and procedures in place and a strong corporation with the Kalundborg Port Authority, Kalundborg Tourism Authority and all stakeholders, today we have had a successful transit operation, welcoming almost 4000 passengers. We look forward to the rest of the cruise season where we will host more AIDAnova calls and an even more successful seasons to come”.
Kalundborg is one of the few deep waters cruise destinations located on Zealand at the Great Belt and close to the entrance to the Baltic from the North Sea. Offering top class facilities for cruise ships, Kalundborg Cruise Port has a large quay area for cruise ships to operate their shore excursions and tours smoothly. With a complementary shuttle service from the harbor, the passengers can also enjoy a quick 15-minute ride to the town center. Only 100km away from Copenhagen, the cruise port offers a wide range of attractions.