Holland America’s Koningsdam returns to Port of Huelva
Holland America Line’s Koningsdam has returned to the Port of Huelva in southern Spain a year after her first visit. The city council and tourist board welcomed visitors to the port with the Litore Lux animation group and a ‘venenciadora’ (a traditional sherry pourer). The vessel docked at 7am on 24 September and more than 2,600 passengers from a variety of nationalities had the opportunity to take a shuttle service to the centre of Huelva. Excursions on offer included trips to Doñana National Park, Minas de Riotinto and Seville, and a wine tour of Bodegas del Condado. At 7pm, the vessel set sail for Gibraltar.
Greece's Queensway Navigation Product Tanker Bitumen Spill in Huelva Port
Spanish authorities have demanded that Greece’s Queensway Navigation pay for a bitumen spill from one of its product tankers at Huelva Port. More: http://splash247.com/queensway-navigation-tanker-causes-bitumen-spill-spain/
OPDR adds Huelva to its Iberian coverage
As of today, the German short sea shipping and logistics company Oldenburg-Portugiesische Dampfschiffs-Rhederei (OPDR) will add the port of Huelva to its network. The Spanish Andalusian port will be served as part of the shipping line's 'SEBI', a loop which connects the European northern range with the Iberian peninsula and the Canaries. http://linervision.wordpress.com/2013/10/10/opdr-adds-andalusia-link-with-new-huelva-call/Upload News