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General Information

General Information

Catania Cruise Port

In the unforgettable scenery of the port of Catania, located on the city waterfront and ideally embraced by Mount Etna, there is the cruise terminal of Catania Cruise Port. Its large and modern docks are able to safely accommodate even the big cruise ships of the latest generation, providing the utmost services to passengers and crews.

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  • 10-11 Quays
    Total Berthing: 310m
    Max. Vessel LOA: 340m
    Max. Draught: 10m
  • 14 Quay
    Total Berthing: 190m
    Max. Draught: 10m
  • 13 Quay
    Total Berthing: 190m
    Max. Vessel LOA: 264m
    Max. Draught: 10m
  • 12 Quay
    Total Berthing: 128m
    Max. Draught: 10m
Maximum Ship Dimensions For Berth

Length: 340m

Width: No Restriction

Draught: 9.5m


Available: Yes

Ship Tender Allowed: Yes

Tugs Available: Yes

Tidal Movement/Range: -/+ 30cm

Quays / Berths

Total Number of Berths: 4

Total Berthing Line Length: 818m

Berth Quay: Sporgente Centrale (berths 10-11; 12; 13; 14) 


City Center: 700m

Airport: 5,3km

Shuttle Service : No

General Information

Region: Central East Med

Terminals: 1

Bus Capacity: 30

Turnaround Port: Yes


The cruise terminal is located on the Sporgente Centrale Pier and houses a large space dedicated to passengers, equipped with services and a retail area, as well as modern security controls. On the outside, the Guest Information Center structure creates an information hub useful to find important information about the city and neighboring destinations.

The port is integrated with the surrounding city, a very short distance from its historic center.

Accommodation & Connections

Catania is a city with a vast and varied range of accommodation facilities, ideal for building pre and post cruise packages for every need.

The terminal is located near the city center and the main air-rail-road networks. Vincenzo Bellini international airport (which handled almost 10 million passengers in 2018) is only 5.3 km away, while the railway station and bus terminal are a few hundred meters away.

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