Cruising with Mike Smith

Cruising with Mike Smith December 2019

December 1st, 2019|Categories: Cruising with Mike Smith|

For this issue I’m concentrating on a different type of cruise vessel that visited Cartagena recently on October 29th; the ship named Star Flyer, described as a four-masted barquentine and operated by Star [...]

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Cruising with Mike Smith November 2019

November 1st, 2019|Categories: Cruising with Mike Smith|

Cartagena is continuing to be a popular port of call for cruise ships passing through the Mediterranean; much enjoyed by passengers exploring our City and taking shore excursions to appreciate the [...]

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Cruising with Mike Smith October 2019

October 1st, 2019|Categories: Cruising with Mike Smith|

If big isn’t always better, it’s certainly impressive!    The Oasis class ships boast 4 ‘sisters’ with each new vessel a little bit different from the one before. The size and [...]

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Cruising with Mike Smith September 2019

September 1st, 2019|Categories: Cruising with Mike Smith|

An interesting ship visited us here in Cartagena on 8th August; the new ‘Spirit of Discovery’ - owned by Saga Cruises, a British based cruise line. Most of us are probably [...]

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Cruising with Mike Smith August 2019

August 1st, 2019|Categories: Cruising with Mike Smith|

There have been a number of interesting Cruise ships visiting our terminal here in Cartagena over the past few weeks. I am in possession of several country flags, together with those [...]

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Cruising with Mike Smith July 2019

July 1st, 2019|Categories: Cruising with Mike Smith|

For this month’s contribution I am giving further details of P & O Cruise’s vessel, ‘Britannia’, with the current Master being Captain Wesley Dunlop. The ship has been a regular visitor to Cartagena this year [...]

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Cruising with Mike Smith June 2019

June 1st, 2019|Categories: Cruising with Mike Smith|

As the seasons change, with days getting longer and the sun getting warmer, we see the annual migration of old and new cruise ships from distant shores to more familiar and [...]

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Cruising with Mike Smith May 2019

May 1st, 2019|Categories: Cruising with Mike Smith|

I am pleased that many cruise ships are in the process of returning to European waters following being  positioned elsewhere during  our winter season and we now  look forward to a [...]

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Cruising with Mike Smith

April 1st, 2019|Categories: Cruising with Mike Smith|

With Spring here, the majority of cruise ships, having been based in the Caribbean over our winter season, will be returning to European locations including the Mediterranean mainly during April. Vessel itineraries show Cartagena Terminal [...]

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