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Main Turn Around Terminals (c) cmp


The Royal City of Copenhagen, founded 1167 is the heart of the oldest kingdom in the world and Denmark’s capital since 1417. This European metropolis is the largest city in Scandinavia. It has an efficient public transport system and 9 cruise piers just a few minutes from city centre. Copenhagen has: history, culture and beauty, excellent shore excursions, professional guides for shore excursions, international and first class hotels, restaurants in historic settings, ‘Ströget’, the world’s oldest and longest pedestrian street; shopping with 15-20% tax-savings, Copenhagen Card with free entrance to museums and free, unlimited travel by bus and rail. Copenhagen international airport less than five miles from city centre. The Port offers five cruise passenger terminals and for transit the well known Langelinie and down Town Ndr. Toldbod. Oceanpier with 1.100m quay keep Copenhagen the leading cruise port in Northern Europe.
New Visby terminal operated since April 2018.

Port attractions

  1.  The Little Mermaid

    The Little Mermaid. A gift from Carl Jacobsen to the city of Copenhagen, this bronze statue was unveiled at the Langelinie Harbourfront Promenade back in 1913.
  2.  Tivoli

    Tivoli gardens display a wealth of flowers, and at night thousands of lights sparkle from the trees. Open since 1843, Tivoli is one of the world's oldest amusement parks.
  3.  Strøget

    Copenhagen's largest shopping area is centered around Strøget in the heart of the city. Strøget is the world's longest pedestrian street with a wealth of shops.
  4.  Nyhavn

    Nyhavn, meaning New Haven, was originally a busy commercial port where ships from all over the world would dock. In summer Nyhavn is a popular hangout for dining and drinks.
  5.  Rosenborg

    Royal Renaissance Castle date1606 as summer residens. Royal Collections include Crown Jewels and Crown Regalia. Collection of Silver Furniture once borrowed by Versailles theirs do no longer excist.
  6.  Roskilde Dormkirke

    The Cathedral is main burial site for Danish monarchs since the 15th Century. Its a UNESCO World Heritage Site and wisit can be combined with The Viking Ship Museum hosting 5 original Viking ships.

Port views

CMP, Søren Balken Petersen
CMP, Søren Balken Petersen
CMP, copyright City & Port Development
CMP, Søren Balken Petersen
CMP, Søren Balken Petersen
Copyright CMP, Søren Balken Petersen

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Port facts

Nautical information

Max. Length For Berth, M:
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Max. Air Draught, M:
More Info Air Draught:
no restriction
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Are ships allowed burn HFO using:
✔ Closed loop
On-shore power supply to cruise vessels:
Plans for 2023
LNG bunkering supply to cruise vessels:
Supplying alternative fuels:
Reception Facilities for Contaminated Ballast Water:
Reception Facilities for Waste Oils:
Passengers by Source in 2023
Calls 2023

Onshore Power

Onshore Power
OPS (Onshore Power System)
Shore power within the next 5 years
Defined Compatibility Assessment process for each berth and ship combination to IEC/IEEE 80005-1
Information/documentation from the ship for the port before the first connection
Additional requirements for first-time connectio/max. duration between connections before process reapplies
Connection Time
Connection time from all fast to full operational SSE (Shore Side Electricity)
Disconnection time
Uninterrupted power supply guaranteed by shore power provider whilst connected
Restrictions / Penalties / Insurance
Weather conditions/restrictions/other limitations for safe use of SSE
Penalties in case of failure to connect by the ship: weather/itinerary changes/technical issues
Insurance covering any potential damage caused by the SSE
Port Fees
Utility standard/usage fees in addition to kWh rate
Tax/duty fees applicable
Other fees related to shore power
Useful Information
Discounts/incentives linked to shore power usage
Berthing policy linked to shore power usage
Confirmation time of the vessel for planned shore power usage before ETA

Port contacts


Luis de Carvalho, Commercial Cruise Director
Containervej 9, P.O.Box 900
2150 Nordhavn, Copenhagen
+45 22 21 01 31


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Page last updated: 2024-01-31 09:14


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