Press Releases


AIDAprima in Kiel / Foto: Stephen Gergs

On-shore power supply plant at Ostseekai from next year on

The port has been visited on 174 separate occasions by 32 different cruise ships with a total tonnage of 15 million GT.

Port Prize awarded/ Foto: PORT OF KIEL

37th “Sprottenback” companies of Kiel’s maritime industry

The Federal Government Coordinator for the Maritime Industry has been honoured with the Port Award 2019.

Crest Exchange in Kiel / Foto: PORT OF KIEL

Eight visits by two CMV/TransOcean ships in Kiel

VASCO DA GAMA is the sixth cruise ship to be seen for the first time in the Capital City of Schleswig-Holstein this season.

"Marella Explorer" in Kiel / Foto: PORT OF KIEL

International guests go on day trips in Schleswig-Holstein

"Marella Explorer": The vessel follows an itinerary of 14 days leading it all across the Baltic Sea.

transport logistic in Munich / Foto: PORT OF KIEL

PORT OF KIEL on joint stand at transport logistic

Kiel is putting ist wide pallet of services on display at the trade fair transport logistic in Munich.

Nieuw Statendam in Kiel / Foto: PORT OF KIEL

Cruise passengers on day trips to Schleswig-Holstein and Hamburg

The latest newbuilding of Holland America Line’s fleet arrived in the port of Kiel.

"AIDAprima" in Kiel / Foto: PORT OF KIEL

60 calls by four AIDA cruise vessels during this summer Season

AIDA Cruises bases for the first time a ship of the Hyperion Class in Kiel for the summer season.

Shore Power Supply / Foto: PORT OF KIEL

Kiel enables emission-free power to ships in port

Color Line’s big cruise-ferries can now be supplied with emission-free electric power from on shore

MSC Meraviglia / Foto: MSC

Ostuferhafen cruise terminal is homeport for MSC cruise ships

Through exhanced terminal capacities, MSC will keep on expanding its presence in Northern Europe.

"AIDAcara" arrives in Kiel / Foto: Stephen Gergs

Investment in onshore power supply plants in Kiel

The call by “AIDAcara” on 7th April marks the beginning of Kiel’s cruise season.

Port Presentation in Stockhom / Foto: HHM

Platform for exchange between trade partners

The Swedish and the German companies all profit equally from a forum of the ports like this.

PORT OF KIEL at the ITB / Foto: Eva Arning

Tourism is of growing economic importance for Schleswig-Holstein

Meet the PORT OF KIEL at the leading trade fair of the world’s travel industry: the ITB in Berlin.

"Mein Schiff 2" in Kiel / Foto: PORT OF KIEL

Kiel welcomes the TUI Cruises newbuilding

"Mein Schiff 2" change of flags at the Ostseekai Terminal, on Tuesday, 22nd January 2019.

RoRo-Cargo-Handling / Foto: PORT OF KIEL

More than 2.2 million passengers and over 7 million cargo tons

Kiel continues to grow in passenger traffic, while Cargo handling decreased by 3.5 %.

Color Carrier / Rendering: Color Line

Additional freight ferry helps road to sea switch

Color Line operates an additional freight ferry "Color Carrier" on the route from Kiel to Oslo.

500th SCA ship clearance / Foto: PORT OF KIEL

500th ship clearance in the port of Kiel and at the Kiel-Canal

SCA Logistics successfully moved its activities to the Ostuferhafen in Kiel 2 ¼ years ago.

Ostseekai Terminal LP 28 / Rendering eins : eins

PORT OF KIEL expands cruise passenger handling capacities

The building construction of the second Ostseekai terminal building for cruise passengers is about to start.

"AIDAbella" in Kiel / Foto PORT OF KIEL

Investment in infrastructure for more than 20 mio. Euros

Kiel closes its latest cruise shipping season on Sunday October 28th with the visit of the “AIDAbella”.

Ostuferhafen Access Area / Foto: PORT OF KIEL

Old grain store demolition work begins

The PORT OF KIEL is completely restructuring the access area to the Ostuferhafen.

Cruise Ship at Ostseekai Temrinal / Foto: Port of Kiel

PORT OF KIEL publishes results of months-long survey

Evaluation indicates that the air quality in and around the cruise shipping terminal is good.

Costa Pacifica at the Ostseekai / Foto: PORT OF KIEL

Bronze plate unveiled on Kiel’s Walk of Cruise Ships at Ostseekai

Kiel says goodbye to the Costa Pacifica cruise vessel for this year’s Season and unveils a bronze plate.

fl: Dirk Claus, Thilo Rohlfs.(2) Picture: PORT OF KIEL

Schleswig-Holstein supports the trajectory of the port

Kiel invests in cargo handling, environmental technology and the traffic shift from road to rail.

Letter of Agreement. Picture: Tom Körber

Infrastructure, economy, and tourism in northern Germany

The Partners came together to set out the ways in which they will be stepping up their existing collaboration.