[PDF] PRESS FILE. Marseille Provence Cruise Port. By Marseille Provence Cruise Club

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Press Kit Marseille Provence Cruise Club – Seatrade Miami March 2012


A competitive and outstanding Cruise Terminal Since April 2009, the running of the cruise terminal at the Leon Gourret Pier has been entrusted to a group of ship-owners for 25 years. This group, comprised of the companies MSC Crociere, Costa Crociere and Louis Cruise Line is represented on site by the company Marseille Provence Cruise Terminal (MPCT). At the end of 2010, the Supervisory Board of the Port of Marseille decided to purchase a stake in the company.

EQUIPMENT AND SERVICES: Accessibility of the ships regardless of size of the docks, 162, 163, 181, 183 Draught of 14.50m Parking for coaches Services to the passengers: 60 check-in desks, luggage area, secure parking, footbridge, bar, taxis, telephones, Provencal market, tourist office, cash machine.

INVESTMENTS MADE BY THE MPCT IN 2009: NEW INSTALLATIONS FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE PASSENGERS. Supervised car park with 450 spaces immediately next to the MPCC Terminal A fixed footbridge along with two mobile footbridges between the MPCC station and dock 181. It allows passengers to have direct access to the ship from the station without going through the docks.

Press Kit Marseille Provence Cruise Club – Seatrade Miami March 2012


DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS FOR THE MPCT IN 2012 In 2012, the MPCT continued to invest in the welcoming infrastructure development: A new 16,000m² terminal dedicated to the operations of two large capacity ships. It will be composed of a car park, a luggage area and a check-in area. Independent of the current MPCC station, this new terminal will have its own access for coaches, taxis and quick drop-off. A gateway on the post 163.

4 large “start of the line” passenger ships will then be able to be handled simultaneously in the MPCT area. MPCT is patrolled 24/7 and strictly applies the international ship and port facility security code. With 700,000 passengers in 2010, 1,000,000 expected from 2012, and more than 25 international companies proposing stops in Marseille,

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