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Eventfabriek strengthens ACP with entertainment

Amsterdam events specialist Eventfabriek became an ACP member in January this year. The company organises the thematic design and musical programming for a wide variety of events. This new partnership with ACP offers cruise companies interesting, reliable and cost-effective onboard…...

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Shore power in Hoorn comes online after shaky start

The shore power facilities for river cruise vessels at the Rouaanse jetty on Hoorn’s Oostereiland have been fully functional from late March. Due to unforeseen problems on a transformer box, however, they became operational with a few days’ delay, preventing…...

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Press trip

It has become an annual tradition to update the international (trade) media on developments in the ACP region. ACP therefore hosted a special press excursion in cooperation with Amsterdam Marketing and shipping company Cruise & Maritime Voyages (CMV) late last…...

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Cruise vessels in Enkhuizen switch to shore power

The municipality of Enkhuizen opened five shore power locations for river cruise vessels in early April, making generators a thing of the past in the port of Enkhuizen. The shore power facilities have been installed on the Gependam and the…...

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Lüftner christens Amadeus Queen in Amsterdam

MS Amadeus Queen was christened in Amsterdam on 4 April. MS Amadeus Queen was christened in Amsterdam on 4 April. The new river cruiser is the 15th vessel in the Amadeus class from Austrian shipping company Lüftner Cruises. Corina Lüftner,…...

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Annual report 2017 | River cruises confirm their economic significance in 2017

The year 2017 will be remembered as one in which the economic importance of the river cruise sector was confirmed by a comprehensive study. The sector was found to have a turnover of more than 207 million euros, generate added…...

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Calls by river cruises continue to rise in 2017

The number of calls by river cruise vessels in the ACP area increased once more in 2017 and rose to 2,855. These types of vessels are subdivided into three categories: vessels up to and including 90 metres, vessels up to…...

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Growth sea cruise continues in ACP region in 2017

The number of passengers who visited Amsterdam and the surrounding region by means of a sea cruise in 2017 was 371,449, a rise of 10% compared to 2016. The number of calls also increased, from 154 to 157, with 100…...

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Activities Den Helder

We spoke to Kirsty den Dulk of Citymarketing Den Helder on the phone. She had some great tips for activities in Den Helder. Main topics are history, safety and Navy. Starting of on the 9th of June a couple of…...

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