ABP has introduced the fifth open entry cruise terminal at Southampton will likely be named Horizon Cruise Terminal.
The power joins the line-up of the 4 current terminals within the port, that are named Queen Elizabeth II Cruise Terminal, Metropolis Cruise Terminal, Ocean Cruise Terminal and Mayflower Cruise Terminal.
Director at ABP in Southampton, Alastair Welch, mentioned: “We’re delighted to be asserting the identify for the port’s latest cruise terminal.
“We chosen this identify as the form of the terminal roof is such a particular silhouette on the horizon as you come by Dock Gate 10.
“Cruise is such an vital a part of the town’s heritage, tradition and historical past, and we favored how this identify suggests a brand new begin for cruise following a difficult 12 months.”
He added: “We’re extremely grateful to have labored with our cruise companions NCL and MSC Cruises to help this competitors by offering European cruises as a prize.
“We’re wanting ahead to welcoming our first cruise passengers to Horizon Cruise Terminal this summer season, and the brand new terminal turning into an iconic a part of the horizon line of the town.”
The Port of Southampton is Europe’s main cruise turn-around port and the Horizon Cruise Terminal is within the port’s Western Docks, inside Dock Gate 10.
The fifth devoted cruise terminal on the port will profit from roof-mounted solar energy and also will have Shore Energy connectivity put in.
With building on observe, the port will likely be welcoming ships alongside from the summer season.
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