The Company Cruise Gate Hamburg is the central point of contact for all cruise shipping companies. This extends to include both the operation and berth allocation at all cruise terminals in Hamburg as well as business development and international marketing and promotion of the destination Hamburg.
Smaller vessels with overnight stays berth right in the city at Cruise Center Baakenhöft. Megaliners have access to a new, ultramodern infrastructure with the Cruise Center Steinwerder. Cruise Center Altona offers a place to disembark in the western part of the city.
Furthermore, the new HafenCity Terminal is currently being built in Hamburg Überseequartier and will comprise of two berths (345 metres & 230 metres long, max. draught of 10.3 metres). Cruise ships calling at the new terminal will berth directly in the heart of the city near the Elbphilharmonie and right next to the Speicherstadt, a Unesco World Heritage Site. The new facility is set to open in 2024 and will be equipped to deliver shore power to visiting vessels.