Sheikh Hamdan inaugurates Dubai’s third cruise terminal - in pictures

DUBAI// DP World’s third cruise terminal in Dubai was inaugurated on Thursday by Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai.

The Hamdan bin Mohammed Cruise Terminal is set to be the world’s largest single, covered cruise facility capable of welcoming 14,000 cruise passengers a day, reported Wam, the state news agency.

During the visit, Sheikh Hamdan met Emirati employees and viewed a range of demonstrations charting the development of the port since 1967.

Following the opening ceremony, Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Chairman of DP World, said: “The new building will increase the handling capacity of the three cruise terminals in Dubai from two million tourists a year to seven million.”

All photographs courtesy of Wam

Published: December 11, 2014 04:00 AM