BoardMarine Accident Investigators Forum in Asia

SubjectBusan to Build US$5M Cruise Terminal Hit1469
WriterLee Min Jung Date2006.06.12

Friday, 09 June 2006 <br /> <br />TH Korea's Busan Port Authority (BPA) says that it has finalized planning framework and design of<br>US$5.2m cruise terminal project and the construction will be commenced in this month. <br /> <br />The port says the cruise terminal will accommodate many infrastructure and facilities such as souvenir<br> shops, immigration office and restaurants. <br /> <br />The construction will be completed in November this year and the port says that the terminal is expected<br> to make a significant contribution to the revitalization of cruise industry. <br /> <br />Cruise vessels have from the main cruise lines have called at Busan Port following APEC 2005 Korea but <br>the absence of a dedicated cruise terminal has hampered attempts to expand as a cruise destination. <br /> <br />Thirty-eight cruise vessels are expected to call at Busan Port by the end of this year.

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