In a sign of the effective operational relationship between Sydney Ports Corporation and Carnival Australia, Corporation staff were today welcomed onboard P&O Cruises’ Pacific Pearl in Sydney for a close up view of the cruise industry.
The visit was an opportunity for staff from across the Corporation to be on board during Pacific Pearl’s turnaround, described by Carnival Australia CEO Ann Sherry as “an amazingly complex choreography” of logistics and supply chain.
In welcoming the Sydney Ports team, Ms Sherry said the Corporation and Carnival Australia – which operates a combined fleet of P&O Cruises and Princess Cruises ships and soon Carnival Spirit – shared a proud maritime heritage.
“Just by being in Sydney we are at the hub of the world’s fastest growing cruise market and the gateway to every other cruise destination in Australia,” Ms Sherry said.
The Sydney Ports Corporation team was onboard during Pacific Pearl’s turnaround which involved:
In her presentation, held in Pacific Pearl’s Marquee showroom, Ms Sherry particularly thanked the Sydney Ports team for their efforts in improving cruise ship access to the Overseas Passenger Terminal.
“We are on the same page in understanding the value of the growing cruise industry and the contribution it makes to the wider economy,” Ms Sherry said.
Monday, 23 July 2012
Sydney Ports Corporation Staff Welcomed Onboard Pacific Pearl
Source = Carnival Australia