#DublinPort - Dublin Port is the winner of the 'Port of the Year' having competed from among three ports in contention for the coveted international award presented at the Seatrade Cruise Awards 2018.
The awards ceremony this week took place as part of the Seatrade Cruise Med 2018 conference which was held in the Portuguese capital, Lisbon. The other finalists in this category were the Port of Martinique in the Caribbean and the Port of Quebec, Canada.
Dublin Port was awarded the title which is given to a port authority or port management company which has demonstrated significant improvements to its handling facilities/ cruise-tourism infrastructure over the past 12 months.
The Seatrade Cruise Awards was first intoduced more than a decade ago, when in 2007 the inaugural awards took place during Seatrade Europe. The awards are intended to provide a platform to showcase the very best of the global cruise community and provide a benchmark for innovation. The Awards fast became both the industry's most popular scheme, but also its most influential.